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The Problems with Ubuntu

For once, here's a blogger not too happy with Ubuntu – allthough the issues discusses is not with the usage of the distribution
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Instead of building on one of the three most suitable distributions at the time (each with advantages, disadvantages and often trade-offs): Debian, and Mandriva Linux (formerly Mandrake Linux) and MEPIS, they have forked Debian, and created an improved but incompatible version. Furthermore, they have their own proprietary web-based translation tool, their own proprietary bug-tracker (what's wrong with Bugzilla, Trac, or Request Tracker), they had two version control system (“Bazaar” and “Bazaar-NG”), which aimed to combine “the best advantages of all the rest”, and wrote many system utilities from scratch.

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