I understand your feelings, at least I am trying to (am having some trouble with it, though). Your article has a very funny title to be honest. Could it be possible that you could curb your enthusiasm a bit and give your article a bit more of a realistic and fathomable title than "..blows windows away" ? I've noticed a trend of articles and blog posts online using nice vocabulary and a morbidly garish use of tech keywords to make it sound like the author knows what he is blabbering about. This article is one of those. Amazon.com search results in my face? No, thanks, I don't use it and I am sure a lot of people don't. How is it a feature? Just...How? *sigh*....
" If the file is a document, the preview will allow you to open the containing folder, open the file, or email the file."
Wow, ingenious. Windows never really had it...Windows 8 especially doesn't have it on the wall where you right click on it and is presented with many options at the bottom. Oh Windows 8 doesn't have it. *SARCASM INTENDED*
" I can attest, after using Unity since it first launched, that 12.10 is the most efficient desktop interface I have ever used."
Of course, Bill Gates and Steve Jobs (did) crave YOUR opinions as they are obviously expert opinions. *SARCASM INTENDED AGAIN*
"Ubuntu 12.10 has Web services directly integrated into both the Launcher and the Dash, making it one of the most well connected interfaces on the planet. The simplest example of this is the ability to have the arrival of Gmail announced in the notification area."
Sorry to burst your bubble but that integration has been introduced in Windows 8 as well. With the mail metro app, I get the email notifications on my desktop, at the top corner and it's a Windows issued notification.
"To take this to a new level, it decided to allow users to share files with others via Share Links. This feature lets you copy links to files within your UbuntuOne cloud storage and share those files with other users"
Read this, please:
AND OUCH, I can't play all of my games on the "blowing" Ubuntu, at least not with 100% gaurantee or using the full potential of my graphics card.
Ubuntu is good, Linux is good. It's open Source, it's beautiful, perfectly suitable to those who don't have to play a lot of games and those who don't have to use applications which rely on Wine.
But really, don't make yourself the target of justified ridicule by choosing the title that you did for your article.
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