Hardware web site Phoronix pits Mac OS X 10.5.5 against Ubuntu 8.10 in performance benchmark throw-down on a Mac Mini. Leopard was faster in some tests, but it looks like a close match all around. It may not be scientific, but if you've used both, which feels snappier to you? [via]
Speed Testing OS X 10.5.5 And Ubuntu 8.10
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