posted on Apr, 24 2011 @ 03:21 PM
reply to post by kinglizard
Haha, thank-you! - And rest assured your
enthusiasm will be just as infectious!
That's a great comparison. IE & Firefox - except imagine that with every application. Gimp for photoshop is another example. You can still use your
iPod etc with linux. Everything
is configurable (once you know how) - Of course, you don't have to configure anything if you don't want to.
Games? Well true, many commercial games won't work - but for FPS online fun you can play Cube 2 : Sauerbraten which is just like Team Fortress. 0AD
- which is amazing (Age of Empires) - There's flight simulators, RTS games, all open source - many players online. Sauerbraten for example usually
has a few hundred players on about 20 servers at any given time.
(I'm only talking about games as it's frequently considered a weak point (I don't even know if you're a gamer) but I thought I'd give you the pros of
the gaming side too) Lots of the video editing software and music software is first rate too.
Just give it a go! What's the worst that can happen? You don't like it and you rebuy your soundcard and go back to Windows 7. No harm done!
Oh, and don't forget to try Fedora 15 (it's in the beta stage at the minute - the release will be out 24th May) - It could possibly work with your
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