Why are so many Linux users and developers moving to macOS?

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    • #122751
      Anonymous
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      Why are so many Linux users and developers moving to macOS?

      Did Linux get pozzed or something? someone explain this phenomenom for me.

    • #122752
      Anonymous
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      People probably just got bored with linux, the same way that happened to windows a couple years ago

    • #122753
      Anonymous
      Guest

      Probably given a free macbook from apple or their company. Companies often allow you to choose between windows or macos and many Linux users choose macos because unix

      • #122781
        Anonymous
        Guest

        my company allows the three, i chose Linux.

    • #122754
      Anonymous
      Guest

      because it actually works
      yes

      • #122756
        Anonymous
        Guest

        /thread

        • #122757
          Anonymous
          Guest

          /unthread

    • #122755
      Anonymous
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      they aren’t

    • #122758
      Anonymous
      Guest

      itoddlers in denial that their os was overtaken by gentoo in market share. macos peaked.

      • #122759
        Anonymous
        Guest

        >chromeOS
        >lonix
        pick one

        • #122768
          Anonymous
          Guest

          are you scrotebrained?

          • #122769
            Anonymous
            Guest

            >woke af on
            scrotebrain

            • #122772
              Anonymous
              Guest

              oh so you are scrotebrained, gotcha

        • #122786
          Anonymous
          Guest

          >woke af on
          scrotebrain

          found the scrotebrain

          • #122787
            Anonymous
            Guest

            found the freetard

      • #122795
        Anonymous
        Guest

        all the graph shows is that third worlders use windows.

    • #122760
      Anonymous
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      Linux is a hobbyist thing. They just grew out of that phase. There is unironically no reason to use linux over macos except for the enjoyment of customizing everything and being like the vegans "oh, I use GAYTOO by the way!" to everyone

      as a nigerian

    • #122761
      Anonymous
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      It’s just webdev shits, they’ve been doing that for a long time. Corps give you a choice between a Windows and Mac machine, there’s no Linux option.

    • #122762
      Anonymous
      Guest

      Because Linux is a pain on the ass as a desktop OS

      • #122763
        Anonymous
        Guest

        this

    • #122764
      Anonymous
      Guest

      macOS is a really nice and beautiful OS. I’m saying that after having used Ubuntu as my main rig since 2004 or so. Sure it’s not as flexible and developer friendly as Ubuntu, but it is beautiful and rock solid stable. No random crashes, no random UI freeze, they say it just werks, and I tend to agree with that. Linux is a freeing OS in the sense that it frees you from the bounds and limitations that Microsoft and Apple shackle their users with. But that freedom comes at the cost of being free from useful things as well: commercial close-source software, drivers, integration with a smart phone or tablet, things that are desperately needed but missing in Linux. I can’t recall how many times I’ve had to upvote someone’s message pleading a software company to port their shit to Linux. No one does. And no one will. KDEnLive is nice, but it’s not FinalCut Pro. Ardour is okay, but it’s not pro tools. Libre cad is meh, but it’s not AutoCAD. So if you are a Linux user who really misses their proprietary software that will never be ported to Linux, your next best bet is of course Mac, because Darwin is another POSIX-complaint OS, and is in a lot of ways similar to Linux, especially the terminal. That’s why very likely, my next laptop will very likely be a mac. But my desktop workstation will forever be Ubuntu or some flavor of it.

      • #122765
        Anonymous
        Guest

        and windows will always be a virtual machine. Always.

      • #122773
        Anonymous
        Guest

        how can loonix even compete?

        • #122775
          Anonymous
          Guest

          it cant

          • #122776
            Anonymous
            Guest

            this

    • #122766
      Anonymous
      Guest

      >why would someone with a job want to waste 5 hours each day fixing loonix problems when they don’t have to?

    • #122767
      Anonymous
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      Because your time is valuable and you are doing a disservice to yourself by wasting your time in dealing with a garbage desktop OS like Linux.

      t. someone who fell for the Linux desktop meme and now uses a Mac

      • #122796
        Anonymous
        Guest

        Enjoy prison for your P&D crypto scheme chinko

        • #122797
          Anonymous
          Guest

          >Enjoy prison for your P&D crypto scheme chinko

    • #122770
      Anonymous
      Guest

      They are? You sure? I don’t see why anyone would downgrade.

    • #122771
      Anonymous
      Guest

      because they have jobs and can’t waste their lives on hobbyist trash to get real work done

      • #122782
        Anonymous
        Guest

        >typing on a mac
        >real work

        • #122783
          Anonymous
          Guest

          >ricing your stinkpad
          >real work

    • #122774
      Anonymous
      Guest

      Anecdotal evidence:
      At the companies I’ve worked at you get to choose between windows or mac
      They usually don’t allow linux because they use some kind of remote access or corporate software that is not available on linux
      The choice between mac and windows becomes easier since macos > windows for development
      Linux is better, but when you can’t have it you use the 2nd best instead of the worst

      • #122802
        Anonymous
        Guest

        They don’t allow it because it would explode their IT support budget.
        In office environment FOSS is so much more expensive than commercial products that it’s not even funny anymore…

    • #122777
      Anonymous
      Guest

      I’m moving to macos because I’ve given up.
      Nobody wants to listen to me
      I’ve been the crazy crackpot friend for over 15 years despite all my predictions being correct they still dismiss me. Nobody wants to fight for their rights. Nobody cares. Why should I even bother anymore? Who am I even trying to save? I might as well get eaten by the machine

    • #122778
      Anonymous
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      […]

      meds

    • #122779
      Anonymous
      Guest

      They aren’t, that’s why you had to post the photoshopped image instead of the original where he’s running Fedora.

      • #122780
        Anonymous
        Guest

        only real answer in this thread

    • #122784
      Anonymous
      Guest

      Os X is dogshit

      Can’t even navigate up a directory in Finder

      End iToddler Copethread

      • #122785
        Anonymous
        Guest

        >Os X is dogshit
        >
        >Can’t even navigate up a directory in Finder
        >
        >End iToddler Copethread

      • #122789
        Anonymous
        Guest

        What is option + up arrow

    • #122788
      Anonymous
      Guest

      It’s chuds. They transition to MacOS after transitioning.

    • #122790
      Anonymous
      Guest

      torvalds likes the hardware, not the OS, pic related is the original.

      whatever works for him i guess.

      • #122791
        Anonymous
        Guest

        macbooks were well made back then

      • #122792
        Anonymous
        Guest

        nice photoshopped image

    • #122793
      Anonymous
      Guest

      […]

      meds, now

    • #122794
      Anonymous
      Guest

      […]

    • #122798
      Anonymous
      Guest

      I’m actually one of those Linux fanboys who switched on Mac. I’m not a sys admin, just a dev, all I need is a Terminal. Why should I give a shit about making my life harder with Linux, jumping through hoops to do just about everything I want to do without getting any benefits from it?

    • #122799
      Anonymous
      Guest

      why do so many LULZ posters have no clue at all

    • #122800
      Anonymous
      Guest

      >Did Linux get pozzed or something?
      yes

    • #122801
      Anonymous
      Guest

      Because FOSS software is shit.
      You’re getting what you’re paying for.
      FOSS really does nothing to attract actually skillful software engineers.

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