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Old 26 July 2018, 17:14   #41
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I'm a bit disappointed to see no support for macOS. Any other OS is simply rubbish (unless used for server purposes, in which case FreeBSD wins by miles).
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Old 26 July 2018, 18:01   #42
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Mac, or Apple in general for that matter.. Nah, I don't think so.
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Old 26 July 2018, 18:11   #43
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I'm a bit disappointed to see no support for macOS. Any other OS is simply rubbish (unless used for server purposes, in which case FreeBSD wins by miles).
Couldn't agree more. Love my Miggy's though!

Everyday MacOS user here since 2005...

4 Mac Mini's
1 LCIII (picked up last year brand new in the box, complete, for $200.00!

Been a Winblowz everyday user since V1.1, 286, 386, 3.0, 3.11, 95, 98, XP, Vista, 7!

Stopped (personal use) at Winblowz V8 - never looked back!
Know what I'm doing - in banking IT & my own retail sales/service store since 1998.

Have many vintage X86 machines (love MS-DOS!).

I freakin hate Linux desktop (any flavor).

OS 10.5.8 works flawlessly to this day.
OS (High) Sierra has it's problems - but WON'T got back to WinSUCK!
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Old 26 July 2018, 23:31   #44
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I'm a bit disappointed to see no support for macOS. Any other OS is simply rubbish (unless used for server purposes, in which case FreeBSD wins by miles).

Have a few clients with Macs and have to completely disagree. MacOS is nothing but a flashy interface on top of a bastardized *nix system. While it is pretty to look at I do not like it at all, much prefer my own customized Gentoo system.


As for FreeBSD winning by miles it all depends on what task the server has to perform as to what OS wins by miles.
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Old 26 July 2018, 23:41   #45
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To be fair, the OP never said I want to buy an over priced Windows Box that doesn't even have the decency to have Windows installed.

Macs, MacOS and everything else Apple make is rapidly going down the toilet, and it's the sheeples fault by continually buying their shite, even though it's getting worse and worse.

Even at the college, the artists and musicians are not asking for macbooks any more.

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Old 27 July 2018, 12:58   #46
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I have a 2015 MBP, and that does me nicely. Well, when I need to use a mac, that is. Coding for MacOS is a right PITA and I much prefer Windows. I avoid the mac where I can get away with it.
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Old 27 July 2018, 16:01   #47
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I have a 2015 MBP, and that does me nicely. Well, when I need to use a mac, that is. Coding for MacOS is a right PITA and I much prefer Windows. I avoid the mac where I can get away with it.
Coding for a specific platform is a thing of the past. If your code can't run on Windows, macOS, Linux, BSD, and a variety of other operating systems, then you should lose your job.
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Coding for a specific platform is a thing of the past. If your code can't run on Windows, macOS, Linux, BSD, and a variety of other operating systems, then you should lose your job.
Well, using windows controls and Windows API in your code doesn't usually translate well to a mac, especially when your job requires you to code in a specific language. So when we update our code in windows, I usually have to go code extra parts for mac. We don't support linux (or other operating systems), there's no real point for the return we'd get on the work involved.
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Win10 / Ubuntu LTS dual boot here. Have never used Windows for working, on my A3000/040 got contact to Debian Linux m68k with first KDE and become friend with that. All work is done with rocksolid linux and Microsoft with NSA can download nothing else than my savegames....
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Installed Makulu Linux Flash on a oldish machine today, I'm pretty impressed!
Debian base and none of this latest flat theme craze.
I used Makulu back on version 7 a few years ago but it was Ubuntu based back then, version 9 was unstable as heck so moved away.
There's still a Ubuntu based version called LinDoz, pretty flashy and good for new converts from Windows, the others are Debian based and a little more involved.
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