An excellent presentation of the R's capabilities can be found in the Rob Kabacoff's dedicate website:

Linux and MacOS

My preferred Linux flavour is Kubuntu, but I am recently also using Apple products. Constantly promoting and using open-source software, I still very much prefer Linux over anything else, however time contraints and the need for a well engineered (and reliable) product made me use a MacBook Pro.


An excellent and complete document editor, for those brave enough to use code instead of WYSIWYG.