The Problem with Linux

Published on Oct 30, 2017
The Linux Gamer
The Problem with Linux

there are these problems you hear about all the time. Stuff like “Linux doesn’t have that one game I play” or “hardware support is sometimes spotty” but I think those are just filler for what would otherwise be a rather sparse list of truly technical issues.

Sure, the various package formats and the sheer choice anxiety of desktop environments--or even no environment at all--can give the impression that the desktop Linux ecosystem is fragmented. And while the duplication of effort can seem like a setback--that’s kind of what makes Linux great.

You can find me on these socials:

You can email me at gardiner-at-heavyelement-dot-io

Common questions:
What distro do you use?
On my office PC I use Ubuntu 16.04 with GNOME 3, not to be confused with Ubuntu GNOME.

On my Steam Machine I run a regular SteamOS installation.

What do you use to edit your videos?
Audio editing: Ocenaudio
Video editing: KdenLive

What are your machines specs?
Steam Machine: Intel Core i7 at 3.8 GHz, Nvidia GTX 970 4GB, 12 GB RAM, Ubuntu 16.10 w/ Steam Compositor

Desktop: AMD FX 6300 at 3.5 GHz, Nvidia GTX 750 1GB, and 8 GB 1600 MHz RAM, Ubuntu 16.04 w/ GNOME 3 (not Ubuntu GNOME)

Where do you get your music?
Theme by RoccoW:

Production Music courtesy of Epidemic Sound: