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I tried (probably over a year ago) to use a low-requirements distribution (Lubuntu) to use pretty much exclusively with my projector - simple task - and what made me roll back to Windows is the fact that I couldn't get a driver that could do hardware graphics acceleration. Could find very little help, and installing a video driver is apparently beyond my patience with Linux.
480p video was fine, 720p was stuttery, and 1080p was impossible to play. The same videos, on the same hardware, with a proper video driver, work flawlessly.
Amen to the snapshots! I'm on a Mac but have to run a windows VM for certain functions (The database schema tool is PowerDesigner 7. Don't ask, it's a painful as it sounds.) Periodically, when making a schema change something happens in the process (a huge honkin' convoluted mess of a process) and you are completely hosed.
Snapshots have saved my bacon more than once. I do them regularly when needing to make a schema change, before and after a successful completion.
".45 ACP - because shooting twice is just silly" - JSOP, 2010 ----- You can never have too much ammo - unless you're swimming, or on fire. - JSOP, 2010 ----- When you pry the gun from my cold dead hands, be careful - the barrel will be very hot. - JSOP, 2013
I'm closing on 10 years of Linux as main OS, with lot of VM's for years...
Now I closed SQL VM (running on Linux itself) and dropped VS in favor of VS Code about a year ago... Granted that VS have more features but VS Code get's more and more of it already and basicaly built on a very powerful plug-in system, so I can extend it to myself with very little effort...
"The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge". Stephen Hawking, 1942- 2018
I have to take Herself shoe shopping, gawd help me. I'm driving as well, so I can't just hide in a nearby pub
Oh God, not shoes. You realize of course that once she buys the shoes, she'll have to buy a new dress to go with them (which will take an ing age), and then when you're drooling from boredom and not paying close attention she'll ask you the terrifying question:
No metal, rock, pop or electro this week.
Instead I have a soundtrack from the good old 16-bit era, Super Mario RPG on SNES
I tried the game on my SNES Classic Mini because I never played it back in the day, was surprised that it was a Square game (I'm a fan of the FF series), and I actually liked it enough to finish it in a few days of almost non-stop gaming.
The soundtrack isn't bad either, but this boss theme rocks!
And the main composer of the game is no other than Yoko Shimomura, who's also responsible for the awesome Kingdom Hearts and FFXV soundtracks!
I played WoW back when I was in college (and initially failed my master's because of it )
Great soundtrack, I especially loved Sholazar Basin[^].
WotLK was the last one I played though, but the later soundtracks sound great too.
There is only one game really
You've been playing WoW exclusively for the last 20 years?
You don't even qualify as a gamer