Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
I’ve been using Mac OS X alongside Debian since 2007 now, and I think I have a fairly good picture of how things work in both operating systems. In the end, the only feeling I got of Mac OS X is as if I were playing with Linux’ retarded little brother. Here are a few reasons why.
For those of you who aren’t familiar with the most common installation methods on the Mac - there are two ways. Either you get an archive and you drag and drop the file onto your hard disk. The other way is an .exe-like installation package. I’m sorry Mac guys, but having to do this instead of just clicking the desired software in Synaptic or a simple apt-get is not easier. It’s just illogical. Oh, and try finding the settings, if you want to clean them off the computer after you “easily” uninstalled the app (you drag it into the Trash bin). I swear, this stuff is a bigger mess than the Windows 98 registry.