Linux sucks? <depending on what you are trying to do!>
lux at diesel-research.com
Wed Feb 16 00:30:25 UTC 2005
On Tue, 2005-02-15 at 19:22 -0500, bizzorg wrote:
> My favorite Operating system vendor is the one sending me commission
> or royalty checks, since I'm not receiving money from any vendor, I
> DON'T have a favorite.
> I have FC3 installed on my 2nd hard drive. There are a a few issues I
> have with FC3 that I don't have with Win/XP.
> 1.) My Sound Blaster 7.1 is not supported in FC3.
I dunno anything about this. I suspect that it can be supported with a
bit of work.
> 2.) FC3 tolerates my Nvidia Geforce video card. I have not found
> drivers yet.
Visit nvidia.com. They have drivers there. They are not trivial to
install and every time you change kernels you must re install them.
> 3.) I'm running up2date but it's doing NOTHING! I place my pointer on
> the progress window and all I get is the hourglass.
If you just installed, I suspect your system is trying to sort out the
dependencies with installing about 500 upgrades. I'd leave it run
overnight and see what happens. You do have a broadband connection,
> 4.) One of my favorite games, Age of Empires is a Windows based game.
> I supposed if I take the time to learn Wine I can play it on FC3.
> I do like the fact that Spyware or viruses do not infect my system
> with Linux activated.
There is a ton of stuff to like about Linux. Give it time.
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Kim Lux, Diesel Research Inc.
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