When announcing Ubuntu 9.04, the Jaunty Jackalope, Mark
Shuttleworth had hoped to make this next Ubuntu Linux release perform
better and to boot "blindingly quick", in particular with Ubuntu
beginning to appear on more mobile devices. Well, with Alpha 4 have been
released earlier this month, are Canonical developers and the community
in the right direction with making Ubuntu 9.04 boot quickly? We have
boot-time benchmarks of the latest Ubuntu 9.04 work along with Linux
desktop benchmarks comparing it to its predecessor, Ubuntu 8.10.