We wish we could say that Ubuntu is the best alternative to Windows; sadly, it isn't. It took a LONG time to get all these programs running, and MANY sleepless nights of bug fixing.
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In the end, Ubuntu just isn't worth the effort. It's a shame, because we really were cheering for the operating system for human beings. Don't get us wrong; we're all about the open-source movement. Heck, we hate having to give in to Microsoft. But somewhere along the line, you just have to bite your tongue and be thankful for what you have that does work. And yes Dan, you were right.