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Old 10-19-2005, 01:56 AM   #271
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Quite a few apps actually..

Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop CS, 3DS Max, Vegas Video, Sound Forge, Adobe Audition, Dreamweaver MX, Flash, FL Studio, Reason, Cinema 4D, Poser 5 and about two dozen other sound/video/graphics production tools.
Then of course there's games, including the 5GB EverQuest installation and plenty more that will never run in Wine or VMware Workstation.

If I need to run some hardcore video/sound tools and graphics intensive games I use WinXP. If I need a powerful and stable OS for all my other daily tasks and work I boot into Linux. Actually... I've used WinXP so little since installing Linux that I haven't even bothered to do any updates.
Old 10-22-2005, 12:41 AM   #272
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Old 10-22-2005, 05:34 AM   #273
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um... syncing properly with my handheld (acer n35 - it's a bit of a pig under *nix; i've tried it on linux and under os x, and it's having none of it...), a weird program called eyesweb (it's like max MSP, but it's free and open-source) and 3dsMax. i think that's about it, really. oh yeah; i use destinator on my handheld (gps software; tomtom's better, incidentally), and i can only edit maps on there from windows. haven't tried it with wine yet, but it's tempting...

once i've given destinator a go in wine, provided it works, and i can get email syncing sorted, i'll get rid of the winxp partition.

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Old 10-22-2005, 12:27 PM   #274
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Originally posted by detpenguin
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.
Hehehe exactly what I was thinking when I booted windows, but then I always checked windows updates to check how many security bugfixes were fixed by uncle Bill.
I find it sad what a poor file system windows uses, damn! defragging is for poor old filesystems
after that I had enough and boot to linux and look at the smiling Tux then my day is good and have a on my face.

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Old 10-22-2005, 12:38 PM   #275
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I still use windows for games (which takes up too much time ) and sometimes for music (5,1 surround support)
Old 10-22-2005, 09:58 PM   #276
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Tech support. All the people around use doze, and when it breaks they turn to me, so i've got to remember what can't be done in windows, where the buttons are, and stuff. Also, virii/spyware/malware, etc. The reason i help guys out with doze is cos i find it fun figuring out what the virus did, manually removing it,laughing at windows, etc. So sue me. If i screw up my linux installation i'll be desperate to fix it as fast as possible, cos windows is hard to do work on. If i break windows there's time to go through the problem, find out more about the os, etc. And surprisingly, i'm finding that windows is a lot like linux/unix, except that their implementation of it sux? Ok, so maybe this is not a new discovery, but it's fascinating me Oh well.
Old 10-23-2005, 05:27 AM   #277
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Orcad Capture
WordPerfect Office inc Paradox
Protel Autotrax
Bascom8051 and AVR compilers
Chip programmers hanging on the printer port
Various programming utilities

and they are just the important ones!

But I don't dual boot, I use Win4Lin, and it supports all of the above.

Doe that help?
Old 10-27-2005, 05:49 AM   #278
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Old 10-27-2005, 05:49 AM   #279
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Winamp =P (can only find one for RedHet)
Windows Blinds
DeskTop X
Object dock
Folding @ Home
................... must i keep going

But i do love my suse 10
Old 10-27-2005, 05:52 AM   #280
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Just curious as of your age.
Old 10-27-2005, 02:25 PM   #281
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im 16 man, have a prob with some fo the programs i use???? And no idk y i have two p2p programs.
Old 10-31-2005, 06:29 AM   #282
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I use windows for internet, I havent yet gotten my Linux to work with Dial-Up, but the rest I just use wine, which works faster than windows, in some cases. As far as the VMWare installations, thats still windows. I love wine, because yodont actually even have to open a program in windows, you just run it in linux with the wine command.

wine war3.exe

Old 11-01-2005, 02:56 PM   #283
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So you can run WarCraft 3 on Suse 10 =P
Old 11-01-2005, 03:31 PM   #284
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well, i cannot get my sound to work when I boot up a Linux client. I think that it has something to do with the fact that I have 2 sound cards installed, and one of them uses ASIO drivers.
Old 11-01-2005, 04:10 PM   #285
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what distro of linux do you have


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