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Why you shouldn't use Ubuntu!

Poll Results: Will you continue to use Ubuntu if they keep this up.

 
  • 16% (7)
    Yes, I do not care about my privacy
  • 11% (5)
    No, This really is ergregious
  • 72% (31)
    Who the hell uses ubuntu anyway? Not Me.
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post #1 of 71
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It is really hard to not troll ubuntu users for using ubuntu. So i will just let this video explain to you in a non trolling manner why ubuntu should not be used as a linux distro until they get their act together. I will admit that if you know Stallman you know he can be a nut. However, what he tells you in this video is truth and a lot of people are unaware that this even happens or they don't care which is just sad.

 

    
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post #2 of 71
First statement, non-free software.

First thought, same old Stallman.

Second statement, Spyware via the One search menu.

Second thought, can be turned off.

Third statement, Stating that you CAN change the 'spyware' features.

Third thought, yup so why worry.



Final thoughts, same old Stallman.


Anyways, same old news. This is nothing new since it's been here since Unity's inception.
post #3 of 71
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Whats new is people Still don't know. Some do. most don't.

    
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post #4 of 71
Quote:
Originally Posted by Trippen Out View Post

Whats new is people Still don't know. Some do. most don't.

Anyone using Ubuntu knows already and simply does not care. And most outside of the Ubuntu circle know and simply don't care because they aren't using Ubuntu.
post #5 of 71
It's not like this is particularly new, and as stated it can be turned off. Who cares?
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post #6 of 71
He just wanted a reason to troll without actually understanding that you can turn it off and use Ubuntu as you would any other distribution with no issues at all. At least, based on the poll options, since he doesn't include such a choice smile.gif

This fire already burned, and it's been dead for a long time now because people figured out it could be turned off.
Edited by Shrak - 5/19/13 at 12:48pm
post #7 of 71
What the hell is this thread?
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post #8 of 71
Alright, so don't use Ubuntu. No one is forcing anyone to use it.
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post #9 of 71
Vast majority of computer users haven't even heard of Linux as a whole, never mind Ubuntu specifically.

Among those who do know of Linux, most still don't actually use it.

Among those who actually use some distro of linux, only about half use Ubuntu.

Among those who specifically use Ubuntu, very very few care whatsoever about how it works or what it does, so long as they can check their email and use open office (if they cared about that stuff, they would have picked another distro to begin with).

For those very very few remaining people to whom this could have any relevance to, they will probably find a way to survive. No promises, this might be the end of the world.
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post #10 of 71
I can list a dozen things on why you should not use windows either. Give me an OS that doesn't have a single con.
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