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Linus Torvalds needs to shut up about Apple

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zdnet.com: The Internet is a cold, cruel place that holds onto your words forever. Be careful of what you say, to whom you say it and the date on any article that you quote.

No apologies for Microsoft Windows

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zdnet.co.uk: Recently I've had some discussion with colleagues about Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux in comparison to each other. Generally, I've found that most people agree that Mac OS X [and Linux] is more stable than Windows. But after that being said, they come back with an apology for Microsoft.

Ubuntu VS OS X

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sharms.org: Recently I have been using the newest Macbook Pro 15″, and I thought I would update my direct experience on how Ubuntu and OS X stack up.

Linux' Linus calls Apple's file system 'complete and utter crap,' worse than Windows

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zdnet.com: Some days, it’s just not fair. You know you’re going to post something that’s going to have the fanboys heads spinning. True journalistic integrity requires you light a flame and watch it burn.

Mac experience

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dodonov.net: At request from my friends from ROSA Labs Smile , I was using a mac os x-based machine this week, to get a feeling on how it works, feels and looks like. As I had never used a mac before, it was certainly a nice experience, and I think I managed to extract the feeling of what is fundamentally different.

Essential Mac OS X Features Ubuntu Should Have

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junauza.com: Apple claims that OS X Lion has over 250 new features; however, only a handful of them are truly Wow!-worthy. If you’ve been a long-time Ubuntu-user, you must have noticed how inspired it is from Mac OS X. Well, if we’ve got a similar UI, then why not have some common features?

A Linux User Tries Mac OS X

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datamation.com: Over the years, I've come very close to giving OS X serious consideration for replacing my existing Linux PCs. Recently I decided to look into my mindset a little more closely.

Weekend ruined

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macworld.com: When the weekend comes, Macalope likes to put his hooves up and enjoy some alfalfa and a grain-based beverage. Is that too much to ask? Apparently it is, according to PCWorld’s Katherine Noyes. Why else would she have so thoughtlessly decided to write this insipid piece—”Post-MacDefender, Linux Looks Better Than Ever“—about Mac and Linux security?

Is the iPad an iFad?

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linuxinsider.com: It's been just a little over a year since Linux Girl last raised the "pad" question with Linux bloggers, who were noncommittal at best back then. Now that we're on to the next iteration, she couldn't resist checking back to see if their opinions have changed.

5 Things OS X Does Better than Linux

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petur.eu: Linux is, without doubt a good operating system, although I feel more needs to be done to de-alienate it for the average user. I’m going to list 5 things i feel OS X does better than Linux, or should I say Ubuntu Linux to be more specific?

When Is It Time To Switch Operating Systems?

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lockergnome.com: Every once in a blue moon, the opportunity to re-evaluate exactly which OS is best for a given user comes along. And this can come into play on a number of factors:

On Why Open Source Developers Run Mac OS X

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sharms.org: A common trend among many of the best developers is to see them posting screenshots running OS X. Many of the best developers, some my personal ‘developer heroes’, have made the switch to OS X.

Is Mac OS Lion More Advanced Than Linux?

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muktware.com: Heavy usage of adjectives seems to be the keyword of Apple's guideline for press releases. The company has over-used words like magical, revolutionary, reinvents and advanced so many times that they have lost their meaning.

Apple OSX 'invents' Apt

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gnuski.blogspot: At today's Apple conference, one of the big roll-outs is Apple's new Mac Store. Basically, its a way to use aptitude on OSX, for paid apps.

5 Things Linux Does Better Than Mac OS X

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pcworld.com: I think the success of the Mac is mostly a matter of marketing. Whatever your own personal beliefs, though, there's no denying that there are certain things Linux clearly does better than Mac OS X. If you're trying to decide on a platform for your business, these factors are worth keeping in mind.

The Difference Between Apple and Linux

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asinen.org: Mike has ditched Linux for Mac OS X. His blog post and most of the comments are quite measured, which is nice. A lot of Mike’s criticisms are probably quite valid too. However, he is comparing quite different things.

Apple is the new open source villain

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zdnet.com: It’s an in-depth analysis from Florian Mueller, whose FOSSPatents remains fiercely opposed to all software patents. It’s something of a follow-up to a May piece in which he considered the idea of a Fair Troll.

Original Mac source code available for download

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computerworlduk.com: The museum now has the source code of two software components from the original Macintosh available for your download and study with Apple's blessing.

Linux-powered iPad-like tablets can't come quickly enough

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blogs.computerworld: Apple has long had a history of being arrogant. But, more often than not, they've been able to back it up by the quality of their products. But now, with Apple locking out Adobe Flash and Google Ads, not to mention their cute trick of setting up an HTML 5 demo site that only works with Apple's own Safari Web browser, I think Apple has overstepped their authority.

Mac OS X 10.6.3 vs. Windows 7 vs. Ubuntu 10.04 Benchmarks

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phoronix.com: Now it is time to see how Microsoft Windows 7 Professional x64, Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, and Apple Mac OS X 10.6.3 compete with one another.

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