Dual Booters out there -- What do you still run on Windows
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well ... all in all there is just 1 pogram that I need windows for (discreet 3d studio max)... unfortunatly there is (as far as I know) no linux program available which is as powerful as this "little" windows program ...
What is stopping me from getting rid on windows? Internet Explorer. Kazaa ++, Enemy Territory, Counter Strike, Outlook express and the list just goes on. I don't think I will ever be a 100% true linux user since I like windows so much better. Also, there are no linux drivers for my soundcard. Linux is so hard to use. Sometimes it can be a bitch to install a program if it keeps on needing other files installed. When only about 35-40% of the North America use windows, (unlike the 90% plus that use windows now) then I might look at going all linux. Til then Windows is best for ME.
what do i run on windows? nothing. i just haven't had the heart to cut it loose yet. it's sitting there, unused...abandoned..unwanted...i feel so guilty sometimes, that i will log in to update my anti-virus, and while doing that i remember why i like linux so much better now.
I love this cool game called Elastomania which I run under windows.
I re-installed windows to try out <a href="http://www.picasa.com/google/?promo=hpp3">Picassa</a> and then a friend came over and installed this kiddish game and I guess I got addicted.
MS Autoroute Europe 2002 (Codeweavers Crossover Office 3 doesn't support it yet, but Im sure it soon will)
To remotely administer my works MS SBS 2000 (Will soon be attemting this with Rdesktop & WIFI)
Sage 10 Accounts (will be attempting this under Crossover Office 3 if Rdesktop & WIFI works on server)
I have no illusions that Rdesktop will work flawlessly, my only concerns are with CCO3 and Autoroute & Sage.
Once those applications run OK, I will be formatting my win32 partition as it will be taking up approximately 10gb of useful OGG / MP3 space
I log in to windows about once a month just update my quicken accounts.
Quicken is the only reason why I have not given up completely on windows.
I have managed to MS Office working on linux thru wine. Photoshop also works thru wine
although, I rarely use it.. I find myself using gimp more and more.