Gahh, decisions decisions. I am seriously considering selling my Macbook, and instead getting a high-end gaming PC and an EEE Pc. Why? Because Linux is amazing. Ubuntu is the simplest, easiest distro to date and I love it. Gnome and Compiz really make the computer fun to look at and easy to use, and all for free. Linux is also alot more cutting edge than OS X. Although there are alot of things that Ubuntu does not have like iPhoto and Time Machine most of the feature sets are comparable, and in several cases, Linux wins. Also, the philosophy that everything is locked down and anti-customizable on a Mac bugs me. You can do anything you want to a Linux system, apply different themes, replace the taskbar with a dock, ext. The user has the choice, not the multi-million dollar company. The only thing that is holding me back is my brand loyalty to Apple. Apple has always treated me excellently as a customer, and there is still a "wow" factor every time I walk into a store. I still plan on keeping my iPod touch, and syncing it with a Windows partition, so it isn't like I would be cut off from the Apple world altogether. I guess what I am asking is, are there any compelling reasons not to switch? I run ubuntu on an old desktop, and probably use it more than I do my OS X laptop. Before I sell my Macbook, I need to be absolutely sure that this is what I want. Thanks all.