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> Lets just say specifically the Finder issue. Is the solution to use Linux as my desktop environment?

Yes, especially with KDE's Dolphin file manager which is more or less the pinnacle of GUI file browser.

See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jkWuVCKpiXs

it becomes especially good when you start taping in its scripting capabilities and the wealth of scripts available: https://store.kde.org/browse/cat/102/.

Please be cautious about recommending KDE's Dolphin. According to Hanno Böck in https://media.ccc.de/v/SHA2017-148-improving_security_with_f..., KDE are refusing to sandbox the thumbnail/preview code, which has proven to be riddled with easy-to-find bugs (using software fuzzing)

how do we know there aren't similar bugs with MS explorer / Finder ?

Well, we don't, but would you rather use software known to have bugs or software not known to have bugs?

uh... software whose bugs are known and whose source is accessible of course ? it's not like finder does not have CVEs: https://www.cvedetails.com/vulnerability-list/vendor_id-49/p....

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