Apple or Ubuntu

Detlef Lechner Detlef.Lechner at
Mon Sep 17 06:01:39 UTC 2007

Am Montag, den 17.09.2007, 04:21 +0100 schrieb Liam Proven:


> Apple's OS is vastly more polished than any Linux distro, altho' Linux
> is moving fast, especially Ubuntu. You need never drop to a command
> line, whereas it's still common on Linux where there are holes in the
> GUI. (E.g. when GNOME "mounts" a network share, it's a special GNOME
> connection, it's not mounted in the filesystem in the normal way, so
> it's invisible to many non-GNOME apps; indeed, it's inaccessible to -
> for instance - the File|Open dialog in many GNOME apps themselves).

> But in terms of quality of experience, of integration, of app quality,
> of OS & app capabilities, or even appearance, Apple is currently the
> world leader. Then comes MS. /Then/ comes Linux, followed by FreeBSD,
> then OpenBSD and NetBSD.

Thank you for a most interesting essay.

Detlef Lechner

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