Why Do You Like Linux?

Discussion in 'Linux' started by HappyKoi, Oct 14, 2016.

  1. HappyKoi

    HappyKoi

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    A lot of my more programming-oriented friends are crazy about Linux, and I've always wondered why. I have always used Windows, and I guess it's just easier for me to stick with what I know. It seems to be a lot of work to get Linux to work the way that you want it to, and it doesn't seem like there is much compatible with it. I also hear that it's really good if you want an OS that is easier to customize. Why do you like it?
     
    HappyKoi, Oct 14, 2016
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    With Linux I can do much more with lower hardware requirements, and it is a lot simpler to fix myself if something goes wrong. (Stick in USB key, reinstall broken files). With Wine, I have pretty much all my Windows programs running on it, although Photoshop was slightly tricky to set up. Windows 10 didn't work with half of them.

    Also my PC stays the way I want it - there are no auto-updates and feeding back system details to Microsoft. Windows 10 and the unwanted auto-update that broke software and drivers was why I finally dumped Windows.
     
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