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Windows 7, Mac OS X and Ubuntu: A Tale of Three Operating Systems

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In a couple of weeks I’ll be switching my main computer back to Ubuntu from Windows 7. But the reason isn’t exasperation with Windows 7, and it’s not one that should give Mac fans hoping that the new Microsoft OS will be a failure any kind of comfort.

The reason that I’m switching back to Ubuntu is simple: I’m in favour of open systems, open formats, and open source software in general. These are all the reasons that I switched from the Mac in the first place (find out more about that decision here). Long term, Ubuntu is the right choice for me.

Having used Windows 7 for a couple of months, I’ve dug deep enough into it to talk about its pros and cons with some authority, which was the aim of installing it in the first place.

And there’s another reason I can safely go back to Ubuntu

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