reply to post by PhoenixOD
>Im an avid gamer do all new 3d games work on Linux?
Keep a Windows partition.
>Can you just install them and go or do you have to do all sorts of complex messing about trying to emulate Windows and Direct X which 90% of games
Some can be installed very easily with Wine, but that doesn't mean they will work correctly.
>Are there always Linux drivers for all hardware that works with windows?
Not always, but most hardware is supported. Some manufacturers refuse to release source for their drivers.
>Does linux come with professional technical support or do you have to be a semi expert and wade through forum posts to find answers?
There may be enterprise level distributions that do have options for tech support. You mostly will have to learn by trial , error, and rrtfm.
>Can Linux use VPN clients as well as windows? What about remote desktop and remote assistance as these are essential for businesses.
Absolutely. Options for this abound.
>im not 100% again st linux as i have it on an old netbook. Its just in my opinion it doesnt compare to the ease of use of windows 7.
Probably not. Depends upon what you wish to use it for.