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Is Ubuntu Becoming a Poor Man's OS X?

Oct 18, 2011, 17:02 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)


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"Ubuntu has the advantage of using the same fantastic hardware detection provided by its developers as the developers behind the Linux kernel. It has been my experience that most hardware just works with Ubuntu.

"Therefore if you don't want to buy a whole new computer setup, Ubuntu (as does any Linux distribution) makes a lot of sense.

"The fact is, a new Mac running the latest OS X will cost you money. You will not be able to run (legally) OS X Lion on your PC.

"At this point, I suspect there will be a number of people leaving me scathing comments because they feel the above statement is unfair. Regardless of public sentiment, the fact is using existing hardware instead of buying new hardware is indeed cheaper."

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