Should I switch from #Mac to #Linux?

I mostly do web dev, some audio editing (on an #iPhone lately), and I truly, deeply, with all my heart hate my 2016 #Macbook's keyboard (replaced it once already, due for the second replacement), stupid touchbar, lack of USB-A and no SD-card reader. It's also slow as shit, and holds battery for, like 2,5 hours tops.

Question is, should I wait a few years and keep struggling with the old known evil, or switch to a superior hardware and a new, #FOSS evil?..


@rosnovsky switch to Linux. Try USB install (just to test it out) using PNY or Kingston 3.0 USB uefi Debian install. Crunch bang ++ or Debian CD installer to try out Linux. Old macs suffer because new OS X software refuses to support older than 11.0 OSX versions... etc etc

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@Maza The issue with USB installs on Macbooks is that Macbooks don't have function keys anymore (and the touchbar is not supported in Linux), and touchpad doesn't work, and so forth — it's not an experience to enjoy. But I'm familiar with Linux (desktop Ubuntu, server Debian), so it's going to be a jump :)

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