An Apple User Tries Ubuntu
Apr 23, 2008, 12:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Maguire)
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"I reveal my Apple snobbery because I want you to know where I
was coming from when I sat down to try Ubuntu, the Linux distro. I
think reviewers should always disclose their preconceptions. Like a
movie critic who only likes serious dramas, and he goes to an
action flick, and his review says, "Oh, it was just a bunch of
explosions." Yeah, to you it was, but you wouldn't have given it a
thumbs up no matter how good the action was.
"So, if I'm totally honest, here was my prejudice
before I sat down to Ubuntu:.."