caf4926 wrote:Looks like you made your mind up.
Everything I need is right here.
Dual boot remains a good option for those that can't break free. Although, now, most of us have easily sufficient systems to use a VM (except not so much for you).
If you move your email to cloud based options, the dual boot scenario shouldn't present a problem.
caf4926 wrote:Games don't work in VM's really
Better in Crossover or Wine
And now even better with Steam, there are loads of games for Linux.
Privacy... As soon as you start using the internet you wave that bye bye. Unless a person is so totally anal to the extent that they might as well not bother
I make reinstall checklists in order to cover all the points and note any problems and fixes. What this means is that I have a grand total of 5 operating systems to configure! That means I have applications to configure on all of them! That's a lot of hours spent!
But for me Linux daily use is up in the 97% range and occasionally a need for windows..
guimaster wrote:I make reinstall checklists in order to cover all the points and note any problems and fixes.
guimaster wrote:Windows runs everything. I can not think of one piece of software that I use for Linux Mint that I can't get on Windows. Either the exact identical software will exist for Windows, or of course, many freeware and even open source alternatives.
Why not just do everything in Windows?
altair4 wrote:I read through your post of couple of times and it's not entirely clear to me why you are running Linux at all. If Windows has all the qualities you want why not reverse what you are doing with VirtualBox: Windows Host with a Linux Guest.
xenopeek wrote:guimaster wrote:I make reinstall checklists in order to cover all the points and note any problems and fixes.
Dude! Fist bump Now I don't have Windows in the mix at all, but that's how I do it also.
xenopeek wrote:Why not just do everything in Windows?
So I'm not meaning to troll But Is "privacy" really all that Linux brings to the table for you? Perhaps give that some more thought.
I can, OSS software that doesn't use a cross platform frameworkguimaster wrote:Windows runs everything.I can not think of one piece of software that I use for Linux Mint that I can't get on Windows.
mephisto wrote:Your choice is determined by your needs. It's that simple, or at least it should be, all the moralistic, pseudo ethics and philosophy and what-not-else is irrelevant.
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