The Problem with Linux

2017 October 30
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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: Patreon: http://patreon.com/thelinuxgamer Vid.me: http://vid.me/thelinuxgamer Twitch: http://twitch.tv/xondak Twitter: http://twitter.com/thelinuxgamer Facebook: http://facebook.com/pixeltux You can email me at thepixeltux-at-gmail-dot-com 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: http://facebook.com/roccowschiptune Production Music courtesy of Epidemic Sound: http://www.epidemicsound.com