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Installing git bash with unix term does the same thing basically on windows. Its still winodws. The way the drivers work still is.
The same.

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optimizingos

Hi there

I couldn't figure out one thing, I guess you will help.
Why you still use windows? It even doesn't come with drivers out of the box and have that much bugs partly because it doesn't have any "Independent Community" like most of Linux do .
Linux also comes with support of most of the popular coding softwares and even Visual Studio Code. And above all, it is completely free of cost and much customizable and much more beautiful than windows.
Please let me know why you still use windows 🤔

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Ruben Kharel Author • Edited
  1. Microsoft Office (Libra office is a pain in the ass to manage the design my college ask for in a report)
  2. Packet Tracer (there are some issue in Linux, but after little tweak here and there, I can make it work, but still sometimes you need a compatible version of it for some files provided by the college, and it's hard to find out)
  3. Discord crashing issue (no matter what I do, I was not able to fix this for a long time, IDK if it's stable or not, been a few months not tested)
  4. And it used to be a gaming reason. and Nvidia Graphic driver issue etc...

These are the reason I had to use windows, and I don't want to switch between os every now and then. Instead, I can use Kex --sl to run Linux and windows at the same time on the same desktop. It's a great feature, and I can pretty much do anything I had to do for my coding stuff and some bit of pen testing form right here.

And after I graduate I won't be using windows myself. I had started using i3 and I was loving it the last time I was on Linux. I don't think I have said anywhere I hate Linux and you should not use it. I miss it, next time I will be going for the arch with i3wm. I understand your sentiment as well. Dw, I am not here to promote WSL for no reason. I just wanted to give some quick help for them who were suffering from errors(my classmates obviously) while dual booting Linux.

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optimizingos • Edited

Well, ms office may be a valid reason coz I haven't used any office suite for years 😅

Regarding packet tracer and discord, there isn't any issue on Arch based distros like Arcolinux, Manjaro , Endeavour or newer Garuda Linux as far as I know. And for gaming, you can try Garuda Linux at garudalinux.org which with comes out of box gaming and NVIDIA support 😃
Try 'em when you are free from MS
And BTW, I liked your quick reply :D

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Ruben Kharel Author

Thank you so much for these recommendations. And this time for sure I will be trying out Arch. That's a perfect distro with great community support.

Never heard of garudalinux, looks awesome. I am trying it out soon. Thanks again!

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GAMES!!! DX12+ runs fastest on windows based architecture. you can push more triangles and shader ops with how windows manages memory between your CPU, RAM, and Graphics card.

** NOTE it also has alot to do with the specific software and how its written.

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optimizingos • Edited

But it is Ubuntu

Arch based distros usually gives much better performance.