This is closely linked to the issues surrounding gaming.
Even if you can get your favorite games up and running, there’s a good chance you won’t be able to control the on-screen action using your existing peripherals.
And because they don’t have the parent company’s official support, they won’t receive any help if they can’t make something work.
Again, for Linux fanatics, it’s not a problem — it’s all part of the fun.
But the distros you’re likely to install don’t come close to that level of ease of use.
Again, if you’re reading this and shaking your head, you’re in the minority.
If you made 85 percent of the world start using a Linux-based desktop computer tomorrow, I you’d see infinitely more posts complaining about things not working than you do for Windows.
If something does go drastically wrong with your Windows machine, you have several avenues open to you.I’m not knocking the people that work on such drivers; they’re largely doing a great job.But the truth is they’re often incomplete or lacking features.Many games never make it to Linux for the same reason a lot of software never crosses the divide: it’s not worth the developers’ time. Steam has been working hard to port games to Linux, but it’s still a long way behind Windows.A hardcore gamer would find life on Linux insufferable. Ever wondered why Windows doesn’t want to play nicely with your brand new peripheral? At least, that’s what you might believe if you spend any time browsing online forums (or even our very own comments section). If you’re thinking about making the switch to a Linux-based operating system, stop right now. If you’re in the market for a new Windows machine, you have one choice: Windows 10.