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Old 02-25-2004, 04:53 PM   #16
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linux has its uses but it IS NOT in no way shape or form made for the everyday home user.
its not a friendly OS, and has a learning curve about a mile high.
im running it on a 3.0 HT Pent IV(overclocked to 3.45) with a gig of PC3200 DDR and an MSI 865PE NEO2 FIS2R mobo the baddest pent 4 board you can get or was a month ago lol.
and SUSE which i find to be the MOST user friendly of all the linux distro's still runns laggy and is bloated.

i like suse more than any other, but i still dont see its use for everyday people.

and last week Linux was voted the most insecure OS . Yes Windows beat it for security. FreeBSD was the MOST secure.
so,,,

its gunna take years before linus goes full mainstream. and i hope it does. i hope it makes MS sweat bullets. but until it becomes more user friendly and more GUI friendly,, well,,,,

anyways i found an easy to use tutorial to install the ATI cards to make AGP be enabled, and here shortly i will try it,, although its the same thing i have tried time and time again,, im willing to give it another try. what the heck why not.
if it still dont work,, then i got a small hard drive ill keep suse loaded on for emergency use or things that might need linux's abiilities.

anyways
here is the link give it a try
http://www.linux-gamers.net/modules/...p?articleid=22
 
Old 02-25-2004, 05:26 PM   #17
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well i just did it nad it wouldnt work

hell the command to install the rpm wouldnt even friggin work

i just double clicked the rpm file and let suse install it

but still no AGP video card its still in PCI mode.

stupid linux and xfree86.
 
  


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