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  Switching Back to Desktop Linux
Subject:   Amen brother
Date:   2006-06-09 09:23:12
From:   mchallis
A couple years ago, I needed to replace my aging Thinkpad. After lots of thought, I bought an nice 12" iBook. Beautiful hardware. Unfortunately, like you I found OSX to be mostly frustrating. I tried to like it for 9 months, even switched it to Ubuntu. The lack of support for the wireless (since rectified) and the dumb one button touch pad irritated me. I ended up buying a used X31 Thinkpad running Kubuntu. I gave the iBook to my middle kid (he like OSX, mostly for iTunes. Sorry fans, but for me, Linux is much better than the straight jacket of OSX. Different strokes ...