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Remember those “Switch” adverts from Apple? The format was simple but innovative: A recent Mac convert stood against a white background and explained to the camera why they’d switched from Windows to Mac. A jaunty jazz tune played in the background. It was all “very Apple”.

The most famous participant was Ellen Feiss (pictured), who inspired a series of online fan clubs. In her advert, she passionately complained that her Windows computer went “beep beep beep” before trashing her work.

Well, the Switch is happening all over again. But this time people are switching away from Mac and onto Ubuntu.

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