[News] GNU/Linux More Polished Then Windows, Mac OS X

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The main problem with Windows Vista

,----[ Quote ]
| On top of this, Vista wasn't fully baked when it was released. The huge 
| number of articles that suggested waiting for the first service pack is a 
| testament to that.  
| In fairness, the same can be said of Apple. Leopard (Mac OS X 10.5) too, was 
| far from fully baked when it was released. In this regard at least, Linux 
| shines. There is no marketing department or sales department at Linux 
| headquarters pushing the operating system out the door before the programmers 
| say it's ready. In fact, there are no Linux headquarters at all.     



Massive Data Loss Bug in Leopard

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| Aaaand … poof!
| The directory on our Desktop is now gone. The directory shown in the C$ mount 
| will only contain files that were copied entirely before the connection was 
| disrupted, but nothing more (in the demonstration case, there’s only one file 
| in "test", so nothing was copied successfully).   
| [...]
| Where’s the rest of our data?
| Apple, please FTFF already. This is unacceptable.


Leopard early adopters suffer for the rest of us

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| Mac OS X 10.5.1 will likely arrive around Thanksgiving with fixes for most of 
| the problems encountered by the brave early adopters. 


Some Leopard upgraders see 'blue screen of death'

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| A significant number of Mac owners upgrading to Leopard on Friday reported 
| that after installing the new operating system, their machines locked up, 
| showing only an interminable -- and very Windows-like -- "blue screen of 
| death."   


New iMacs plagued by interface freezing issues

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| A growing number of users have reported that Apple's aluminum all-in-one 
| computers suffer from a flaw that locks up the interface, rendering the 
| system all but inert until a reboot.  


Apple Arrogance Unleashed!

,----[ Quote ]
| But the only problem with Apple is that it has no gratitude. Or humility. Or 
| generosity. Or manners. 
| I'm a big fan of Apple products. But there's no escaping the fact that Apple 
| has always been, well, arrogant. Which was fine -- their superiority complex 
| has always been both partially deserved and one of the company's motivations 
| to strive for better things. But in the past few months, the company seems to 
| have crossed some kind of invisible line, now brazenly pissing off not just 
| competitors, but its most devoted fans, closest partners and industry 
| supporters.      

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