June 16, 2009 (Last edit January 10, 2019)

After a dismal showing from Fedora 11 on my MacBook, I downloaded Ubuntu 9.04 last Friday. It is slick; they’ve got a lot of stuff working very well on the MacBook 5,1. I have a few gripes about Ubuntu so far, but I am using it until somebody figures out how to get multi-touch functionality for my MacBook in Fedora 11. So, here’s the good:

And now, the bad:

So far, I’m sticking to Ubuntu. However, once Fedora gets the trackpad working (and I know there are some dudes working on it), I’ll be moving back. Ubuntu is slick, but for a laptop, full disk encryption is a must.