There and back again: the return to Linux (updated)

May 21, 2008 at 9:55 PM

When I started at iLike in October, I chose a MacBook Pro as my development machine. After months of my attempting to adapt to OSX, that Macbook is now running Linux. Macs have always been lauded for their superior usability; while I can corroborate this sentiment with respect to Windows' UI, I consistently found OSX cloying and claustrophobia-inducing when compared to a standard Linux environment. So I nuked it.

Here are some interesting things I learned in the process:

Update: Dustin asks what my particular complaints are. Well, here goes...

  • The missing right-hand mouse button

Seriously, though; it was a combination of these things: