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Should I switch to Linux now that I have the chance?

Discussion in 'General Linux' started by GardenData61371, Feb 21, 2019.

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  1. GardenData61371

    GardenData61371 New Member

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    I ordered a 1TB SSD for gaming. But I'll have to reinstall my OS(I use Windows for gaming) Then a thought came to mind. Since I'll have to reinstall my OS why not put Arch on it? Now that gaming on Linux is better than ever,and I can mod skyrim on it. Should I finally make the switch now that I have the chance?


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  2. poorguy

    poorguy Well-Known Member

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    Hello GardenData61371,

    How experienced are you with Linux.

    My reason for asking is Arch Linux is not novice / newbie friendly and not an OOTB install update and run Linux Distro.
     
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    GardenData61371 New Member

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    I've tested it on my old laptop.
     
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    poorguy Well-Known Member

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    I've been using Linux for 5 years and Arch kicked my butt when I tried to install it.

    You obviously are familiar with source code and how to compile and build packages.

    It appears you're an experienced Linux user and will be an asset to Linux.org forums.
     
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    Go for it :)

    Wizard
     
  6. 1of7

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    Why not both? Many dual boot or use virtual installs (qemu, vbox, xen). I use the latter. If you're committed to Steam, they have their own os.
     
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