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Finally we will be able to make our own drivers for linux, but i still want to make it for windows.
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What? No, I'm serious. That's what I've heard. Besides the basics, I'm in the dark about the benefits of Linux. Some of the posters above has helped me a bit in understanding, I am trying to educate myself.

Oh, ok then.

You were mis-informed.

Linux has had the UNIX security model since almost day one (that would be 1991) and until very recently, Windows security was little more than a joke. ( a bad one. )

It's gotten much better in Windows land but I would still have to say Linux is more secure in general.

But really, either system is only as secure as the person running them.
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Oh, ok then.

You were mis-informed.

Linux has had the UNIX security model since almost day one (that would be 1991) and until very recently, Windows security was little more than a joke. ( a bad one. )

It's gotten much better in Windows land but I would still have to say Linux is more secure in general.

But really, either system is only as secure as the person running them.
Ok, thank you very much. You cleared the air for me.
    
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I was aware of their open source drivers. Didn't know they also provided documentation - though I don't know how good it is. Sorry for the uninformed statement.
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AMD does publish some documentation for their GPUs.
They also have dedicated programmers working on the open-source drivers.
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