Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 18th Sep 2006 20:36 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu "A friend of mine phoned to ask if I thought he should install Ubuntu Linux on his Macs - a 1.33 GHz G4 iBook currently running OS X 10.4 Tiger and a 1.25 GHz Power Mac G4 tower with OS X 10.3 Panther installed. My friend had read a feature in the local newspaper extolling the virtues of Ubuntu Linux and thought it sounded interesting. Does Ubuntu Linux make any sense for Macintosh users? In my friend's case, I would say no, and I did." My take: I wrote about this subject earlier.
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RE: need "a Sensible Alternative"?
by EmmEff on Mon 18th Sep 2006 20:59 UTC in reply to "need "a Sensible Alternative"?"
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What was wrong with OS X in the first place to justify seeking a replacement

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Kroc Member since:

The need for the 4 freedoms. These are not priorities in decision making for everyone, but still valid they are. And in an increasing world of DRM and proprietry lock in, I believe the four freedoms will be coming to forefront over time (disc. I run OS X)

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jessta Member since:

But the freedoms are only directly useful to those who use them, developers, system admins etc.
People who work with a computer instead of just using it.

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