Yes, Linux is a great OS, but it simply doesn't have photoshop or anything that compares to it. GIMP is a clumsy hack and is frankly like Paint in comparison.
Compared to Photoshop, Gimp might be like Paint, but compared to Paint, Gimp really is like Photoshop
Gnome, KDE and Explorer have nothing on the frankly revolutionary changes Mac has seamlessly implemented in the last few years. There are a lot of poorly implemented whizbang features like Time Machine's GUI or Safari 4's Top Pages, but there are also features like Spotlight, Expose, the new stacks in the Dock, and Quick Look.
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Call me back when Linux works with my hardware out of the box
Call me back when you buy hardware that works with Linux.
"The idea that bobs_your_uncle_32.exe, installed on a user account, runs as a superuser and can modify important system files is completely idiotic."
This isn't a Windows-only problem any more.
I bought myself a Linux powered Acer Aspire One, which has Linpus installed by default. The default user can sudo anything without having to enter a password, which I think is a serious security risk.
I think I am going to quit writing in this Slashdot journal. I mainly use it for keeping a link collection, but I think del.ico.us is a better tool for this purpose.
One of the most keenly-anticipated CSS3 properties is border-radius. No longer will web designers have to resort to complex table structures using custom-made corner graphics to produce rounded corners.
Using the Sidenet Wine Configuration Utility and copying my fonts from C:\WINDOWS\Fonts on my Windows partition to ~/c/windows/fonts/, I managed to install and run M$ Internet Explorer 6 under Wine.
Talent does what it can. Genius does what it must. You do what you get paid to do.