I'm going to write a lot more about this in the coming days but the most important takeaway from my first few days of switching my main development machine to Linux (Pop!_OS 18.04)?

I. Do. Not. Miss. The. Mac. One. Bit.

Everything Just Works (tm), including my USB-C-only LG external monitor (which doesn't even work with Laura's older MacBook Pro), Magic Trackpad, etc. And there are things I actually enjoy more about the experience. Never thought I'd be writing this about Linux. Exciting times!

@aral I put ubuntu on my dell xps 15 and have generally liked to but ubuntu keeps having issues and I just don't have the skills to fix it.


@stefanhayden If you get a moment, do give Pop!_OS a try to see the direction things could go in. (It's based on Ubuntu 18.04). Which version of Ubuntu were you running? 18.04 is the reason I could switch. Gnome Shell makes all the difference :)

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