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Five Essential Ubuntu Features

Jan 19, 2010, 16:04 (1 Talkback[s])
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"I just finished configuring a Vista laptop for my brother, who needs to run some Windows-only applications for college. Whenever I find myself compelled to deal with proprietary operating systems, I'm reminded why I use Ubuntu. Here's a short list of some of those reasons.

"In fairness, Windows does a lot of things well, especially when computer vendors configure it ahead of time. And Ubuntu is far from perfect.

"But having been an Ubuntu user for several years, I don't think I could ever go back to Windows and be happy. As for OS X, I'm too frightened away by Apple's high prices and obsession with controlling users to consider that route."

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