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I think I want to get a macbook because of the OS. I would only really use it for internet which I know is a waste of money. But im tired of windows, and I was wondering if their are different "skins" or "launchers" like on android that will give me the change im looking for?
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Have you considered a GNU/Linux system? Ubuntu 12.04 LTS was just released... I am sure you will find it different on a whole new level.

www.ubuntu.com


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If you're board of Windows I'd play around with Linix. Buying a Mac just for the OS is a huge waste.
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I think I want to get a macbook because of the OS. I would only really use it for internet which I know is a waste of money. But im tired of windows, and I was wondering if their are different "skins" or "launchers" like on android that will give me the change im looking for?

 

Check out CustoPack for windows7. Instead of getting dual/boot Win7/OSX (I have all the parts I need to get a Hackintosh working) I opted to just change the skin. :/

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Have you considered a GNU/Linux system? Ubuntu 12.04 LTS was just released... I am sure you will find it different on a whole new level.
www.ubuntu.com
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If you're board of Windows I'd play around with Linix. Buying a Mac just for the OS is a huge waste.

No thanks I dont want a Linix
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Check out CustoPack for windows7. Instead of getting dual/boot Win7/OSX (I have all the parts I need to get a Hackintosh working) I opted to just change the skin. :/

YEP JUST WHAT I WANTED THANKS!!!!!!!!!!!
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And I just saw Ubuntu will that mess with any of my Games? Like could I still play BF3 and all my other Windows Games?
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No thanks I dont want a Linix

You sound like a perfect mac user.
    
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You sound like a perfect mac user.

Nope I want windows, but im still wondering if Ubuntu works with windows games?
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Nope I want windows, but im still wondering if Ubuntu works with windows games?

Not without Wine.
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