I have to agree with the other commenter's - Amazon Search is more likely a plus for Microsoft than for Ubuntu. My first experience with it was installing 12.10 on a customer's laptop. I needed to get to the terminal, so I started typing in Dash. All I got were several books available on seemingly related topics available to buy. What the freak!! I don't need retail suggestions when searching for programs that should be on the computer! Next thing I did was uninstall that completely ludicrous lens! I'm all for convincing people to switch from Microshaft to Linux, but lets stop taking marketing strategy from politicians and be truthful instead!
There are more than enough reasons to switch to Linux than easier Amazon searching! Oh, and that customer's laptop? Has Fedora 17 on it. Wiped the Ubuntu install, which had issues with their HP laptop. Fedora runs beautifully. Was easier to install than Vista (which it came with) or 7 - other, good & realistic reason to switch...
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