How in the **** does Ubuntu 9.04 run better on my 2.2GHz Santa Rosa MacBook Pro than Leopard does?
Leopard has been extremely buggy for me. Sleeping problems (written off as a "hardware" issue by the Geniuses), hard drive corruption (been through 2 drives, third is starting to look kinda flaky), poorer and poorer battery life, etc. I'm beginning to wonder if the problem lies in the computer hardware or the OS. From what I remember, Tiger was nothing like this.
Not to mention the fact that the hinges are so loose on this thing when I don't have the display all the way open, it closes itself, and the internal display cable is either loose or broken.
So, as soon as 9.04 became available I downloaded the 64-bit version and installed it using BootCamp. Some tinkering to get Apple-specific features working, and I have an extremely stable OS.
If I didn't have an iPod Touch (and pay almost 2-grand for this darn computer that's flaking out after a year and a half). I remember playing with Red Hat 7 and Fedora 1 back in the "old" days and thought: neat toy, but nothing serious. Linux (and Ubuntu) certainly has come a long way.
So if anyone would care to explain why my MacBook Pro is much faster, more efficient, and longer lasting on Ubuntu 9.04 than Apple's latest and greatest Leopard, I would much appreciate it.
That is all.