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Why all the Ubuntu hatin?

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I have seen many people bash Ubuntu as somthing to get when "you need an operating system" and not somthing to get if you want to learn linux. Why is this?
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I liked ubuntu its a great stepping stone into the world of linux. But i like Kubuntu better. It has more of a windows feel
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Uh where...

It is what it is, it's not an OS for someone who wants to dig, it's for someone who needs something that works oob.

No hate in that.
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Uh where...

It is what it is, it's not an OS for someone who wants to dig, it's for someone who needs something that works oob.

No hate in that.
Ok, so maybe "hate" was to strong a word. BUt still, why the empeses on it being a "steping stone" and not a seriose OS?
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Because linux is meant to be open source and coding. If everything is already layed out for you where is the linux spirit in that.
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Originally Posted by SoaDMTGguy
Ok, so maybe "hate" was to strong a word. BUt still, why the empeses on it being a "steping stone" and not a seriose OS?
Take a look at Gentoo and you'll understand was a serious, hardcore Linux Distro is.

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No hating in *buntu, I think its great there their helping get people to try linux and their making the process easy. I just don't care to use it, FreeBSD pwns all for me, thats just my opinion.
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Im not really to keen to try Gentoo any time soon.
    
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I unno, people always tell me fedora would be a better way to go to learn..
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Because ubuntu is easy, laid out, and its for nooby linux users who need a free os. Debian, fedora, and suse are much mroe advanced.Thats where you really learn.
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My cousin and me tried suse, how was it challenging. Seemed the same as ubuntu to me? Sorta.
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