Is Ubuntu Becoming a Poor Man’s OS X?

[ Thanks to James
for this link. ]

“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

“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

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