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I'm in the early stages of script-writing for a series of "Linux Myth-Busting" videos. Here are the first few ideas. Add yours!

#1 Installing Linux is hard

#2 Installing drivers is hard

#3 You can't game on Linux

#4 ADD YOURS

@Linux4Everyone Commandline is hard (and slow) is probably one of the biggest I can come up with off the top of my head.

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- (expanding one) Finding the right driver or properly tune/set-up it;
- (drivers part 2 ...) Audio system is a mess;

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#n+1 The terminal is complicated

#n+2 You need to understand the terminal to use linux

#n+3 Rolling Release distros are unstable

#n+4 Hardware support is bad

#n+5 Linux is only free if you don't value your time

#n+6 nvidia drivers are unusable on Linux and hard to install

@Linux4Everyone office tools (libre office vs. ms office) are inadequate

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#4 Nobody on my friends can help me to use or fix my PC on linux. I am foced to find help on weirds nerds forums.

@Linux4Everyone

1. Installing drivers is necessary or something to worry about in the first place. Or knowing about drivers is necessary at all.
2. (Font) rendering sucks.
3. Finding&Installing software is hard.
4. Photoshop does not work.

@Linux4Everyone #4 You can't design on Linux

I fully switched to Linux last year and I currently use a mix of Gravit, Inkscape and GIMP for my web design business.

@MarkJones I'd love to hear more about this, Mark. Would you be willing to do a short interview (either written or voice?)

@Linux4Everyone Actually, thinking about it, it take's me about 4 hours to type an email so a recording would be much better.

@Linux4Everyone 1 and 2 are actually easier and faster on GNU/Linux than windoz… those who claim otherwise either never tried to install any OS at all, or claim shitty OS-locked hardware is GNU/Linux's fault -> bad faith either way.
4. "You can't do professional photography using Linux because lightroom is mandatory for serious photobraphy". *coughs* darktable *coughs*. By the way, tools don't replace either the ability to find interesting subjects or to correctly use a camera, nor creativity…

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#5 Linux is not Windows
#6 Linux looks unusual
#7 MS Office doesn't work on Linux
#8 Linux has no Software
#9 No one uses Linux

@Linux4Everyone Non-Windows DEs are hard. Never mind the Windows 8/10 "Metro" interface is a cheap knockoff of GNOME 3...

@Chrisleon27 @Linux4Everyone

When I say that, it's a myth that people have in their heads. But clearly not in mine. I saw the dark themes first under linux, I saw crazy animations that work with the graphics card and not the procesor thanks to compiz and that years ago. Linux >>> the others.

@Linux4Everyone especially with more commercial draws like reaper and bitworg available and programs like yabridge that make it really easy to use windows vsts through wine

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#n: Outside of hobbyists, Linux is only used on Servers.

Would be an interesting opportunity to talk about Desktop Linux in industries like visual effects and animation.

@Linux4Everyone Managing conflicting incompatible libraries on linux is hard (I look at you software that only work with OpenSSL and have not transitioned to LibreSSL)

@Linux4Everyone i'd love to learn more about drivers because i still can't figure them out for shit.

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