From Part 1:
“I’m sorry, but it needs to be said: The new Ubuntu sucks–at
least when compared to Windows Vista. Yes, it’s free. And yes, it’s
better than the previous release, Ubuntu 7.04 ‘Fiesty Fawn’
(Yawn?). However, at heart it’s still just another Gnome-based
Linux distribution and, as such, remains well behind the curve when
it comes to desktop sophistication.
“Case in point: Search. Much noise has been made about
Canonical’s decision to switch to the newer Tracker search engine.
Yet, I can’t help but get the impression that many of Ubuntu’s most
vocal fans have never even booted Vista, let alone explored the
depths of its search mechanism…”
Complete Story (Part 1)
Complete Story (Part 2)