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Discussion on: Why I'm sort of leaving Linux

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Jason Espin

You know full well that I was referring to Linux as an OS for a desktop user. As a desktop OS, Windows is still the pinnacle when it comes to productivity.

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Michael S. Mikowski • Edited

The reason Linux is superior for development is because of these markets. Unless you're creating Windows apps (even MS isn't doing to much of that these days), your deployment target is Linux. So why split your time becoming mediocre at notepad++ and vim when you can be a rock star in vim? And who's using install shield to deploy to set top boxes? I'd rather focus on one set of tools and one deployment environment and minimize context switching.

How to make Kubuntu 19.10 rock:

Why using something besides Linux works against you: