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19 Jan 2021
@danielp3344:matrix.orgDaniel Petersonlol03:30:42
@danielp3344:matrix.orgDaniel Peterson
In reply to @pqcraft:matrix.org
I was literally searching up “Windows alternatives” as a half-joke
how long ago was this? just curious
03:30:54
@pqcraft:matrix.orgPQCraftAbout 1.5y03:31:15
@pqcraft:matrix.orgPQCraft1.5-203:31:25
@danielp3344:matrix.orgDaniel Peterson PQCraft: have you found the fsf yet? 03:31:29
@pqcraft:matrix.orgPQCraftFree Software Foundation?03:31:54
@danielp3344:matrix.orgDaniel Petersonyeah03:31:59
* @danielp3344:matrix.orgDaniel Peterson used debian for like 2 years before really understanding free software03:32:14
@oriot:matrix.orgoriotTo be fair, public education continues to be a joke by promoting non-free (especially in terms of dollars) operating systems and then claim to be giving people the best opportunities. What a joke... 03:32:19
@pqcraft:matrix.orgPQCraftTrue03:32:37
@pqcraft:matrix.orgPQCraftThe thing is...03:33:18
@pqcraft:matrix.orgPQCraftI actually dual-boot03:33:32
@pqcraft:matrix.orgPQCraftSome things simply refuse to run on wine03:33:47
@pqcraft:matrix.orgPQCraftI have only touched Windows once recently to update the firmware on an STM32 board03:34:27
@pqcraft:matrix.orgPQCraftI used it to play a few games which had kernel level anti-cheat but that’s all03:35:32
@pqcraft:matrix.orgPQCraftOh, and old Windows 9X/XP era games03:36:04
@pqcraft:matrix.orgPQCraftSome of those games simply refused to work usually due to sound or video/fullscreen issues03:36:54
@pqcraft:matrix.orgPQCraft Other than that, I use GNU/Linux as my daily driver 03:38:13
@pqcraft:matrix.orgPQCraftAnd I even have a Windows VM just becuase03:38:33
@pqcraft:matrix.orgPQCraftWindows for some reason runs faster under Linux than on bare metal (installed off of the same install media)03:39:38
@pqcraft:matrix.orgPQCraft I’m pretty sure this has to do with drivers and such though 03:40:09
@charles:typ3.techCharlesis that a rescue usb in your pocket or are you just happy to see linux03:44:51
@pqcraft:matrix.orgPQCraft
In reply to @charles:typ3.tech
is that a rescue usb in your pocket or are you just happy to see linux
?
03:51:00
@charles:typ3.techCharleslol03:51:16
@charles:typ3.techCharlesit's a joke03:51:21
@pqcraft:matrix.orgPQCraftOh03:51:33
@pqcraft:matrix.orgPQCraftAh03:51:35
@pqcraft:matrix.orgPQCraftI’m pretty bad at detecting jokes, sarcasm, hints, etc03:52:29
@charles:typ3.techCharlesfair enough03:52:46
@pqcraft:matrix.orgPQCraftLol03:53:07

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