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Old 01-02-2003, 05:09 PM   #46
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why wont LQ let me delete this post?!!!?!??!?!

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Old 01-02-2003, 05:18 PM   #47
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Originally posted by J_Szucs
...but my little son likes gaming and I cannot offer him anything on linux (not the number counts: he spends most of his time with two or three favourites - strangely enough these are old DOS games)...
try dosemu. I personally haven't tried it, but from what I hear, it's next to flawless.

Old 01-02-2003, 05:32 PM   #48
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I just started using Linux on dual boot with winxp, and since Linux has been installed (3 weeks) I've not booted into Windows once.
Old 01-02-2003, 08:43 PM   #49
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I only use windoze to play games sometimes.
Old 01-03-2003, 01:04 AM   #50
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I just installed a HD and Mandrake, so I'm trying to ween myself off windows.
Old 01-03-2003, 04:01 AM   #51
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Linux almost exclusivily. There's a Windows 2K HD for games, but I avoiding booting into that as much as possible.
Old 01-03-2003, 04:08 AM   #52
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I don't play games.
I have no sound and so no movie.
But I'm living without windows.
Old 01-03-2003, 04:45 PM   #53
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Moe, you wanna come over and use my machine? ; )
Old 01-03-2003, 06:09 PM   #54
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absolutely. no plan to ever use another m$ product

(voluntarily, anyway - once they've bought enough politicians we may not have a choice...)
Old 01-04-2003, 04:05 AM   #55
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Genesee, you always have a choice, really.
Old 01-04-2003, 10:31 AM   #56
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yes , sure.
I installed in my machine both windows and linux, but believe me, I did opened my windows for many and many months.
I do everything in linux.
I develop in C and C++ with GUI fltk
I am a teacher and all my studients develop and prepare article and report on linux platform
I write document with Lyx (scientific word) interface for latex
and of course sound, image, and many other things ...
Sometimes I run my machine as a server web and server nfs to give students a possibility to download files ..;;

what otherthings do you want ?

Old 01-04-2003, 02:31 PM   #57
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I do a lot of graphics in 3Dsmax, so I doubt I can ever 100% convert. Can anyone offer any tips on this?
Old 01-04-2003, 05:21 PM   #58
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Yes try maya. I heard it's good.
Old 01-04-2003, 05:42 PM   #59
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blender just recently went open source, never used it but I heard it's really good for 3d stuff.
Old 01-04-2003, 07:07 PM   #60
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Even in Hollywood they use Linux more and more for 3D & related stuff, but I doubt that a lot of the software they use is Open Source. Maya and Houdini seem to be leading packages. Hey, The Lord of the Rings is made with Linux!


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