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Distribution: Mainly Debian, some Fedora for the bleeding edge fix
virtualdub: best freeware EVER
The best freeware program ever made is windows only, namely virtualdub.
I would really, really like to see a decent, simple videoeditor for linux, in the past few days i have been trying to find one for gentoo, and NONE of them works. They are all crap compared to virtualdub !!
For good reason ~90 % is masked in gentoo !!
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Originally posted by ezra143 DRIVERS!!! Why cant companies simply add *nix drivers to thier product cd's. I love linux, but im getting tired of hour long configs for the simplest of hardware. I spent nearly 11 hours trying to get my wireless network card to work ( it does now), but the lack of support from the company makes me thing again about buying from them.
Yep, this is my definitely my biggie as well. I could care less about any of the other software.
I want people to make good open-source alternatives. For example, Linux needs more games but we don't need DirectX ported to Linux; we need video cards that fully support OpenGL and games that use it etc.
But there are a few closed "standards" that we would need to depend on the company to make open-source, like Flash / Shockwave. Flash on Linux sucks because Macromedia are being jerks and won't open it up...
1. Video Editor for Linux
2. Active sync or equivalent ( easy sync program for pocket pc to Linux desktop and KDE address book)
3. ITunes or Music-match Jukebox for linux
4. A microsoft access equivalent
5. More drivers for linux -- and make it easier to configure hardware
6. More games for Linux
Originally posted by cli_man Add me to the photoshop list, that is the whole reason I still have a computer running windows. I would be willing to pay up to $300 for it.
Considering that Photoshop for other platforms goes for over $500, I doubt you're going to see Photoshop for Linux at $300 or less. You might see Photoshop Elements for less, but Photoshop Elements is the diet coke of image editors.