Linked by Perry Helion on Fri 15th Mar 2013 18:20 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Ubuntu has come under a decent amount of flack over the past few months, particularly over their decision to use the 'Dash Search' to return results from Amazon by default in their most recent release.
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Good article, Bad Ubuntu
by benali72 on Mon 18th Mar 2013 05:48 UTC
benali72
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2008-05-03

Thanks for your thoughtful, heart-felt article.

Ubuntu's problem is that Canonical lurches to new ideas without user-testing them first.

Dash is a great example. I thought that typing what you wanted went out with the command line back in the early 1990s. Apparently not. Imagine the poor Windows user who enters "system resource manager" to Dash and retrieves nothing (instead of Ubuntu's System Monitor). If you don't know the correct phrase or term for what you're looking for, Dash doesn't work.

Linux good, Ubuntu bad.

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