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I bought a MacBook Pro about 3 years ago--used, because I refuse to give Apple any money--and to this day I can honestly say I've hardly used it more than to download security updates for it every month or so.
First lesson I've learned--unlike any other hardware I've ever owned, Apple's is constantly sucking power. I've had Windows and Linux laptops that still had 90%+ power after months being powered down. Despite my best efforts, I can't find a way to fully turn off this Apple thing so I still have some battery juice left after a week of being powered down (and though the laptop was used, the battery that came with it was brand new)...
As Jörgen pointed out above, Mac is BSD, not Linux. BSD is Unix and does not use the Linux kernel. Linux was built to provide a working environment similar to Unix, but is of course a completely different animal.
That just begs the (very, very old) question:
if talc is used for talcum powder, and garlic makes garlic powder, what makes baby powder?
(I think I need another 'very' or two in there
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