"If you're just getting into Linux, odds are you're still
searching for those applications that could do what you once did on
Windows. The problem is, there are so many out there that it
sometimes is overwhelming when all you want is a simple MP3
"Many users have a tough time migrating to Windows because they
just don't know what applications are out there, exactly how to get
them, or are confused by the overwhelming amount of choice. There
is also much skepticism of Linux among Windows critics because of
its supposed lack of applications or lack of support. The truth is,
the applications are extremely abundant and if there is an
application out there you need that has not been created yet, Linux
provides you with all the tools you need to write such an
application, or you can bet within a couple months something will
be created to fill that void."
"Yes, there is a lack of commercial Linux applications, but
that, naturally, means that you'll get next to every program for
Linux for free. This makes buying that game you've wanted a
no-brainer. Thanks to Loki Games and other companies faithful to
Linux, such a happening is a reality, with soon-to-be hits like
Tribes 2, Doom III, and Neverwinter Nights appearing on Linux at
the same time or shortly after their Windows counterparts. These
are all titles that once could only be seen on Windows, but my, how
times have changed."
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