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Is there even a good OS in this universe?

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3 minutes ago, DecisiveDove said:

Windows 7 is indeed a good OS but there are security concerns with the lack of updates. Microsoft should have not abandoned Windows 7 but $ > good decisions. Windows 10 is also alright is someone is alright with telemetry and junk.

Honestly, in 10 years i never update my win 7, i sleepstreamed updates with ntlite when i had to format pc. 

 

win 10 is death for me, i will go to linux when chrome stops support for win 7 and the websiten stop to support it.

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1 hour ago, DecisiveDove said:

I play LoL in Linux. It works great and out of the box with Lutris. The only problem I got was that the friends list was not showing up, which was fixed by following a forum thread in Reddit. Linux in my opinion is the best balance you can get between customization, security, privacy,  stability, philosophy, and software support. Everyone has different needs and must choose their OS differently. LoL should work till 2021, or just play Dota 2 which will not loose support anytime soon. Unfortunately, I cannot find the Reddit thread that got the friends list up and running. If anyone runs into the issue, just reply and I will try to find it.

Edit: If you are using an Arch based distro like Manjaro, they have a leagueoflegends helper script in AUR, which I used. Here is the neofetch output of my system. I also have an RX 570 and it runs great. Rocking mostly slightly above 60 fps in GTA 5 with x2 anti-aliasing.

https://na.leagueoflegends.com/en-us/news/dev/dev-null-anti-cheat-kernel-driver/

 

Once they switch over, this will break LoL under wine instances and virtualized instances. Being kernel level, there will be no way to work around it. It's something Riot would have to address, which probably wont happen.


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21 minutes ago, Nayr438 said:

https://na.leagueoflegends.com/en-us/news/dev/dev-null-anti-cheat-kernel-driver/

 

 

Once they switch over, this will break LoL under wine instances and virtualized instances. Being kernel level, there will be no way to work around it. It's something Riot would have to address, which probably wont happen.

That kernel thing would happen in 2021, which is why LoL should work till 2021 according to the Lutris page. The Lutris page is discouraging new players from starting the game. If someone is not a LoL gamer, Dota 2 is recommended new Linux players. Meanwhile, proton, wine, and DXVK will keep on improving due to which an even greater catalogue of games would be available.

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9 hours ago, HotCheeseNachozAndBurritoz said:

That kernel thing would happen in 2021, which is why LoL should work till 2021 according to the Lutris page. The Lutris page is discouraging new players from starting the game. If someone is not a LoL gamer, Dota 2 is recommended new Linux players. Meanwhile, proton, wine, and DXVK will keep on improving due to which an even greater catalogue of games would be available.

What if I just don't update the game?


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6 minutes ago, wall03 said:

What if I just don't update the game?

If you play league, you know they update the game at least once or twice a month, and that you couldn't connect to their servers because of a version mismatch. Also, it's worthy of note, that Vanguard (which is what I'm assuming their kernel level anti-cheat is for league as it's valorants) utilizes the Windows kernel, so i'm not sure if this spells death for MacOS League players as well. If your diehard on league, which I get it, it's a powerful drug, Windows is your clear choice, through and through.

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6 minutes ago, Gappy said:

If you play league, you know they update the game at least once or twice a month, and that you couldn't connect to their servers because of a version mismatch. Also, it's worthy of note, that Vanguard (which is what I'm assuming their kernel level anti-cheat is for league as it's valorants) utilizes the Windows kernel, so i'm not sure if this spells death for MacOS League players as well. If your diehard on league, which I get it, it's a powerful drug, Windows is your clear choice, through and through.

well what about dual boot?


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Just now, wall03 said:

well what about dual boot?

Sure! You like MacOS, right? Keep what you like and bootcamp your machine, provided that you have the storage to do it comfortably. I run Ubuntu 20.04 and Windows side by side, so I can play games with Easy Anti Cheat (I hate you, Tim Sweeney) while still being able to reboot into my linux and enjoy everything else there. When it comes to operating systems, if you're okay with rebooting everything now and again, you can have your cake and eat it too!

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1 minute ago, Gappy said:

Sure! You like MacOS, right? Keep what you like and bootcamp your machine, provided that you have the storage to do it comfortably. I run Ubuntu 20.04 and Windows side by side, so I can play games with Easy Anti Cheat (I hate you, Tim Sweeney) while still being able to reboot into my linux and enjoy everything else there. When it comes to operating systems, if you're okay with rebooting everything now and again, you can have your cake and eat it too!

I actually will not be keeping my MacBook Air. I plan to buy a new PC (see signauture.) so no macOS (unless I Hackintosh it) and Bootcamp to Windows. I am fine with rebooting every single day. It is what I do every single day on my MacBook Air to keep it from being too slugish for me.


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            Cinebench score: 3428

            Temps: CPU idle 45C, load 75C, top 85C. GPU idle 50C, load ~65C*.

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1 minute ago, wall03 said:

I actually will not be keeping my MacBook Air. I plan to buy a new PC (see signauture.) so no macOS (unless I Hackintosh it) and Bootcamp to Windows. I am fine with rebooting every single day. It is what I do every single day on my MacBook Air to keep it from being too slugish for me.

If Final Cut Pro is a must, I'd look into making sure your machine has compatible parts for a Hackintosh (not any part will do), but if you're okay with changing your workflow, then Ubuntu 20.04/Windows is a good mix. If you're not rocking ethernet, I'd recommend getting a wifi dongle that's purpose made with both linux and windows alike, as wifi dongles on linux are a PAIN (unless you're rocking Manjaro)

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Just now, Gappy said:

If Final Cut Pro is a must, I'd look into making sure your machine has compatible parts for a Hackintosh (not any part will do), but if you're okay with changing your workflow, then Ubuntu 20.04/Windows is a good mix. If you're not rocking ethernet, I'd recommend getting a wifi dongle that's purpose made with both linux and windows alike, as wifi dongles on linux are a PAIN (unless you're rocking Manjaro)

I actually have Ubuntu on my machine (to speed it up.) and I would rather have the looks of Pop!_OS (What weird spelling) and yeah Windows 10 dual boot was my origonal plan


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            Cinebench score: 3428

            Temps: CPU idle 45C, load 75C, top 85C. GPU idle 50C, load ~65C*.

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Just now, wall03 said:

I actually have Ubuntu on my machine (to speed it up.) and I would rather have the looks of Pop!_OS (What weird spelling) and yeah Windows 10 dual boot was my origonal plan

Awesome! I've tried POP, it's quite nice. It has both a Intel/AMD and NVIDIA option, to make sure you get the right one before installing.

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I'm going to pull out something from my collection of classics...getting close to 20 years now I think.
 

 

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34 minutes ago, PineyCreek said:

I'm going to pull out something from my collection of classics...getting close to 20 years now I think.
 

 

How did he get that ti rhyme so much?


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            OS: Windows 10

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            Cinebench score: 3428

            Temps: CPU idle 45C, load 75C, top 85C. GPU idle 50C, load ~65C*.

(*Playing Minecraft it goes to 50C and haven't stressed it yet, so this is a guesstimate)

 

 

don't some things look better when they are lowercase?

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On 5/6/2020 at 1:42 PM, wall03 said:

Without the problem of: software compatibility. but that is more like "Oh I can't run LoL very well! Oh my nVidia doesn't make drivers for us!" but I will be using AMD (Go team red!) and will port LoL with Wine so all is good. The only bad thing with Linux (at least Ubuntu) it has an outdated interface, but that can be (partially) fixed.

That problem can also be completely fixed. If you go to https://www.reddit.com/r/unixporn/?count=25&page=0&before=t3_gfv6ye , you will see that every Linux desktop can look different. Here are the steps for good asthetics in Linux:-

1. Change the background.

2. Research themes and choose the one which you like.

3. Change the window decorator e.g. use emerald if your DE and WM allow it.

4. Change the display manager theme.

 

If you like a Mac like interface, elementary OS is good. If you want something more like Windows, I would suggest Linux Mint Cinnamon. If you want something very lightweight - lubuntu. Don't feel stuck to just Ubuntu. You can choose a distro based on Ubuntu that comes preconfigured with your preference in UI design.

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1 hour ago, HotCheeseNachozAndBurritoz said:

1. Change the background

I did that (changed to LTT logo. much better).

1 hour ago, HotCheeseNachozAndBurritoz said:

2. Research themes and choose the one which you like.

How do you do that?

 

1 hour ago, HotCheeseNachozAndBurritoz said:

If you like a Mac like interface, elementary OS is good. If you want something more like Windows, I would suggest Linux Mint Cinnamon. If you want something very lightweight - lubuntu. Don't feel stuck to just Ubuntu. You can choose a distro based on Ubuntu that comes preconfigured with your preference in UI design.

I want to move to Pop!_OS. It looks (literally) good.

 

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            OS: Windows 10

            Status: Main PC

            Cinebench score: 3428

            Temps: CPU idle 45C, load 75C, top 85C. GPU idle 50C, load ~65C*.

(*Playing Minecraft it goes to 50C and haven't stressed it yet, so this is a guesstimate)

 

 

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11 minutes ago, wall03 said:

How do you do that?

PopOS! Uses Gnome.

Gnome Theme https://github.com/pop-os/gtk-theme

Icon Theme https://github.com/pop-os/icon-theme

 

Places of possible interest

Gnome and GTK Themes -> https://www.gnome-look.org/

KDE and QT Themes -> https://store.kde.org/

 

For simple click and installs from those sites,

ocs-url -> https://www.pling.com/p/1136805/


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I would like to know just WHY all the OS's are bad:

They aren't unless all a person wants to do is play games!

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Is there even a good OS in this universe?

There was one, but now powers-that-be are wanting to limit access to it and not let commoners use it -- UNIX

And it's NOT ubuntu!

 

END of my 2 cents' worth!  

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23 hours ago, Nayr438 said:

PopOS! Uses Gnome.

Gnome Theme https://github.com/pop-os/gtk-theme

Icon Theme https://github.com/pop-os/icon-theme

 

Places of possible interest

Gnome and GTK Themes -> https://www.gnome-look.org/

KDE and QT Themes -> https://store.kde.org/

 

For simple click and installs from those sites,

ocs-url -> https://www.pling.com/p/1136805/

Also, gnome-look.org is good for adding themes. Just browse through them and see which one you like. They also have GDM themes for your login screen, Icon themes, GRUB themes, various GTK themes, etc. I would suggest the OP has a look. https://extensions.gnome.org/

is good for extensions. You can also add a Mac OS style dock. You can make GNOME look and feel like Mac too. With Linux, your imagination is the limit. Also, install Gnome Tweak Tool. Gnome altough not as customizable as XFCE is a lot easier to get started with and a lot more stable, in my experience.

 

I would suggest dual booting with Windows if you are not concerned of being a part of the Apple ecosystem. That way you can enjoy the stability, robustness, customization, and modernness of Linux and some of the high quality apps, LoL, bloatware, and telemetry of Windows. This is just a suggestion ;  you do you!

 

 

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14 hours ago, sp331yi said:

There was one, but now powers-that-be are wanting to limit access to it and not let commoners use it -- UNIX

OpenBSD still alive and kicking.


The Eight Fallacies of Distributed Computing

Essentially everyone, when they first build a distributed application, makes the following eight assumptions. All prove to be false in the long run and all cause big trouble and painful learning experiences.

  1. The network is reliable
  2. Latency is zero
  3. Bandwidth is infinite
  4. The network is secure
  5. Topology doesn’t change
  6. There is one administrator
  7. Transport cost is zero
  8. The network is homogeneous

        — Peter Deutsch

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On 5/7/2020 at 8:20 AM, WaggishOhio383 said:

If you buy a prebuilt PC, windows doesn't cost anything at all

Well yes, but actually no. The manufacturer adds on the price of windows to the end user, of course it isn't as much as a retail copy, but you're still paying a small amount for Windows.


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This thread is still going strong and also is almost through page 3. Thanks dudes!


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            OS: Ubuntu 20.04

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            RAM: 16GB DDR4-3200 CL-16

            CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 @ 3.6GHz

            SSD: 256GB

            GPU: Radeon RX 470 OC

            OS: Windows 10

            Status: Main PC

            Cinebench score: 3428

            Temps: CPU idle 45C, load 75C, top 85C. GPU idle 50C, load ~65C*.

(*Playing Minecraft it goes to 50C and haven't stressed it yet, so this is a guesstimate)

 

 

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On 5/6/2020 at 4:11 PM, wall03 said:

I would like to know just WHY all the OS's are bad:

 

macOS:

Pros: I am already in their ecosystem, free (I own a Mac)

Cons: Not so sure how smoothly it runs on a PC

 

Windows

Pros: Tons of apps

Cons: Not familiar with it, tons of malware, costs money, doesn't have FCPX

 

Linux:

Pros: Free, secure, private, customizable

Cons: Not enough apps I need. Barely any Steam apps for Linux.

 

Any suggestions? I just want a good OS for once...

first off linux does have a lot of support and its only growing and also you can always run a gaming vm on linux although considering you bought a mac :/ you probably cant do it anyways it would overheat or just be to under powered linux ideally is the perfect os for anyone you customize it to be yours. i was on and off linux until about a week or two ago i took a chance and installed arch on my windows hdd and ive found my place with mobile games therefore not playing as many pc games now i have a amazing looking and feeling os on my pc now i agree everyone has their own opinion but thats the point of customization on linux everyone can do what they like and as linux gets more software support day by day its becoming one of the bets OS out there and i truly think youll find your niche and hopefully switch anyways best regards. ,Monte

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