"Another area where Linux shines over all other operating
systems is in its ability to migrate an installation from hardware
to hardware. Linux has an uncanny ability to be able to relocate. I
have taken complete hard drives and moved them from one machine to
another. So long as the architecture was the same (in other words,
not moving from a x86 to an x86_64 machine), the migration always
seemed to work with little to no adjusting. OS X, on the other
hand, is landlocked to the machine it was installed in. Also, with
Linux, you can take certain directories and move them from machine
to machine. This works well with the /home directory. Having the
ability to migrate your /home directory from one machine to another
can make building machines a snap. With OS X, you'll always be
reinstalling from scratch."
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