Ubuntu TV demoed on 1 core CPU and 1GB RAM notebook
The latest months represent a definitely exciting period for Canonical, due to the developers' public announcements, demos and presentations of positively-received technologies, innovative technologies that present themselves as modern ways of consuming computer-related content, computer metaphor perceived as and expressed in numerous and diverse form factors.
Recently, the Ubuntu TV project started a new, fresh and vigorous road towards a near-future stable release, aimed at (judging by official statements and announcements) allowing users to install and enjoy Ubuntu TV with numerous new features, rich-content capabilities, (partially) redesigned and refreshed interface, essentially, a pleasant-to-the-eye solid experience.
As seen in the below clip, it seems that the developers are currently stressing the Ubuntu TV code against various low-spec computers, including 1 core CPU-equipped mobile computers featuring 1 GB RAM, basically, the bottom-of-the-line machines, as compared and measured against today's standards.
The conclusions are obvious, the overall Ubuntu TV interface is satisfied with less than 300 MB RAM.
A definitely interesting aspect of the Ubuntu TV is its under-the-hood proper implementation, as seen in the clip (minutes 1:06), the summoning and animated rendering of its Dash are smooth and noticeable, without visual artifacts and unpleasant slowness.
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