Originally Posted by mushroomboy
No offense but your attitude towards linux has been negative from the start. Maybe if you took the time to understand what this is all about, took the time to learn why you need to know this, you'd have a better understanding of what we are trying to tell you.
You don't have to learn linux, you don't EVER have to go through life knowing linux. You can always op out and take a different route for everything. I'm sure there are hundreds to thousands of computer tech's and programmers who haven't touched linux.
However, the ones that do have probably taken the time to understand the system. I bet they have also learned and benefited from learning the system outside of just knowing how linux works. It's like learning math, you do it not only to know how to do math but to learn a different style of processing things.
If you go into this negatively you will get nothing good out of it, it's all on how you want to look at this from here on out. Physics teaches us this at the base levels of interaction. Every relationship is a give and take relationship, however some have more choice than others.
If my attitude from Linux was negative from the Start, I wouldn't have even wanted to run it in a VM.
My attitude toward everybody jumping on my case to dual boot IS negative though, yes.
How could I POSSIBLY use the full potential of my system, by browsing the web? I already know Linux couldn't play all of my games. Yes, I know there's Wine. But I'm not going to settle for half assed port jobs to play the games that I've paid for, on a $250 GPU that I paid for. This is why I have Windows...for gaming.
And because of this, this is exactly one of the reasons why I refuse to dual boot. If I want to play a game, I don't want to be hassled with having to reboot to do it. The way it is right now is perfect. I just click a game and play it in Windows. I've got Linux open in the VM otherwise for browsing and chatting and whatnot.
Oh, and I am also on Steam....right now, with Wine. It's a little glitchy, but I'm assuming that its a VM issue.