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I am a developer, should I get a Mac or an ASUS (drop windows7 and install ubuntu)?

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why macs? and why asus does not install ubuntu instead of windows? –  Luis Nov 6 '10 at 5:08
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What do you develop? For what platform? Using what tools? The answers to these questions should make a difference on your selection. –  Dennis Williamson Nov 6 '10 at 5:22
    
What, no Ubuntu on the Mac? –  Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Nov 6 '10 at 5:29
    
web apps, software, open source –  Luis Nov 6 '10 at 5:44
    
What do you currently use? –  fideli Nov 6 '10 at 5:45
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What are you developing? Software? Hardware? Recipes? Pictures That should help you figure out what platform to use. If you're developing Linux software, by all means go for Ubuntu. If you're developing something else, find out what are the best tools to use and what environment they use. That should give you a big hint as to which platform to use.

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it is linux software, web design, web apps –  Luis Nov 6 '10 at 5:43
    
Web design and web apps can be done on many different platforms, regardless of what the actual webserver uses. As I said earlier, find the right tools to do your job first, then find the platform that they run on. The answer may not be the same as what the target webserver is using. –  Shannon Nelson Nov 6 '10 at 18:36
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