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Ubuntu or Mac OS X?

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Which one is best and why? What software is avaible on one that is not on another that makes the operating system better?
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It all comes down to what you do on your system and if you have any specific requirements. In short:

Mac OSX: Not Free
Linux: Free

Mac OSX Requires Mac hardware to run.
Linux: Will run on a lot of hardware.

Mac OSX: More Paid Software available.
Linux: More Free software available.

Mac OSX: Closed
Linux: Open
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