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I made the switch to a Mac tonight, I like it...


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Hello everyone. I am a new user and just registered on the forums tonight. I also switched to a Mac tonight. I purchased a Powerbook G4. I honestly could not be happier.

I am a student majoring in computer science, and I have been involved with computers since the days of dos and windows 3.1. I got tired of windows, and have been using Linux for a while, and decided to make the switch to a mac since OS X is based off of unix (Free BSD is it?).

I look forward to being an active member of this forum, and learning about the many things things that can be done with my new mac.

Thanks for reading!

-Jason (A very happy new mac owner, and switcher). :cool:
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Jason, Welcome to the Forums and to the world of the Mac. I am sure you will enjoy both your new Powerbook G4 and the Forums.

If we can help you in any way, please ask!
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Hey man, congrats on your PowerBook. Those are sweet!

And I read somewhere it was Darwin or something. Not Free BSD. But I know nothing about development. I just make music and movies...
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Thanks for the welcome guys. :cool:
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welocme to the boards!!!

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yes its bsd. http://www.apple.com/macosx/features/unix/ , and darwin varient of bsd. your both correct .

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