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+1. I used to run Linux on my primary laptop. I'm a fairly competent Linux admin. I just got really tired of being forced to be a fairly competent admin so much of the time when I was trying to just get something done.

> writing scripts that listen to DBus or udev

Exactly. Not to mention the preceding step of spending 30 minutes in forums to find someone else who has had this problem on a system with exactly the same motherboard so you don't try the things that didn't work for them.

I'm still 100% Linux on the server, headless Linux doesn't have nearly the warts as GUI Linux.

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