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      Not even needed. You can open the Microsoft store to install Firefox or if winget is pre installed you can use winget.

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      You need a browser to install a packages manager on Windows or Mac.

      (Unless you’ve memorized the urls you need and can use curl)

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        Windows has WinGet now. It’s probably already installed but if not, their install page says it can be installed from the Microsoft Store. It also has WSL for running Linux programs.

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          They couldn’t create a tool without putting Win in it’s name even :)

          Guess we should add Lin to all the Linux package managers…

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          That’s fair. App Store as the GUI equivalent of a package manager makes sense.

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        Everyone who needs to use Mac or Windows due to work will very likely not have permissions to install anything anyway. And the lost souls using those “Operating Systems” out of free will … well “some just need to be left behind. The family doesn’t need to care for them anymore.”

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            I’ll sadly be on Mac for work until there’s a Linux build that can compete with the M1 performance, thermals, and battery life. I can’t believe I lived so long with laptops that couldn’t be used on my lap.

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            From what I’ve heard of colleagues that chose macOS, it mostly seemed like a pain in the ass. Like, that they can’t run the actual software, because they have ARM hardware. Or lots of small differences between macOS and the Linux that we’ll deploy to…

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            Not really Mac, but I had more issues with normal, very light, work on my iPad than on Arch testing, even with NVidia.

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      Package managers are great until you realize you don’t know if you need to install “firefox” or “Morzilla Firefox” or “Firefox browser”, only to realize you don’t know how Mozilla is spelled.

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    We’ve reached the point where chrome is now the new IE.

    Everything old is new again.