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How Ubuntu Ditched Me and Why I Ditched Ubuntu

May 16, 2011, 13:09 (8 Talkback[s])

"Ubuntu Linux is the most well-known Linux OS, and it's presented as the user-friendly, free alternative to Windows that doesn't need a powerhouse machine. It's the Linux that, they say, is supposed to provide a nice transition away from Windows and into the peace, love, and understanding of the Free Software world. Well no, Ubuntu. I'm done with you.


"So I guess the target audience for Ubuntu is people who have machines that are nearly, but not quite, powerful enough to run Windows 7, but who don't have a Windows license already, and who aren't comfortable enough tinkering with computers to use a different Linux OS. Seems like a tiny audience to me."

Editors' Note: Yes, loyal readers, FUD is alive and well.

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