Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Has Jonquil went off the deep end and started advocating people not use Linux now? The answer is no, not in the least. However I recognize there are some user requirements Linux doesn’t cover, and think it’s important to share these incompatibilities with those who would install Linux so we can ensure they’re getting the best possible experience once they load up their first Linux distribution. Here are ten reasons I have found why not to install Linux:
1. Power Management – If you’re a laptop user, you may find Window’s power management options a bit more useful than Linux’s offerings. Power management is a work in progress in Linux at the moment. The current functions are sleep, hibernate (if you’re lucky and your battery doesn’t give out on you first), and dim display. There’s nothing to reduce the amount of power used while on battery.