Went Back To Windows(R)...

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Sat Jul 30 08:18:24 UTC 2011

On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 20:44, Jordon Bedwell <jordon at envygeeks.com> wrote:
> I don't know if you missed it, but just in-case you did, Windows is not
> Linux and Linux does not use DirectX. So your reference to Windows was
> completely futile and irrelevant to Linux in general.  Hardware vendors
> spend an enormous amount of time making sure their graphics cards work
> flawlessly on Windows and with DirectX, yes they do care about Linux but
> sometimes you need to make sure to pick out a graphics card that is
> /known/ to play very well with Linux.

In other words: Windows works with the hardware you have and you can
buy hardware for it without worry, whereas with Linux you need to
google and ask on forums before buying hardware. And if you already
own hardware, you might just be out of luck with Linux in any case.

Dotan Cohen


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