Microsoft Should be VERY Afraid - Noob's Guide to Linux Gaming

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  • Published: 09 April 2019
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  • cassius969
    cassius969  34 minutes back

    As soon as the performance for gaming is on par or better than Linux I am gonna Switch. Otherwise I see no reason to not keep a windows partition to play. Its a quick reboot. Or I can even run My fav. linux off a VM.

    • NIKHIL ISAAC
      NIKHIL ISAAC  1 hours back

      Anthony tech tips just got serious🙂🤪

      • Cariiboo
        Cariiboo  2 hours back

        Hehe, nice intro :D

        • Jason Stanley
          Jason Stanley  13 hours back

          I cant believe people who watch this dont already know all this info

          • Alex
            Alex  14 hours back

            Anthony has a golden voice.

            • Rial Mondal
              Rial Mondal  14 hours back

              I just noticed that the user is named "just the tips"

              • Erdem K.
                Erdem K.  17 hours back

                Mcirosoft slowly losing their last standing fortress.... GAMING....

                • DIY Dad
                  DIY Dad  18 hours back

                  This guy is the best this channel has, very well explained! Manjaro may be rolling release, but as far as community support and the huge amount of third party packages available, I think Debian/Ubuntu based distro is the way to go for gaming just because of support and availability. Manjaro and AUR is fantastic, but not for the type of person who is just getting started. Everything is either an RPM or DEB package.

                  • kokot sity
                    kokot sity  1 days back

                    YDL on PS3 anyone? :D

                    • TVSuchty
                      TVSuchty  1 days back

                      I would really apprieciate the downfall of Windows and the final rise of unix-like systems, however I do not see this coming. Most users are to stupid to install steam on windows. They do not know what a driver is. They would not understand Linux and why it is more complicated at all...
                      So we should wait for configurable macs... Configurable Macs can conquer the gaming market...

                      • TheWingedPotato
                        TheWingedPotato  1 days back

                        If you take the Blue Floppy, you wake up in your botnet, being advertised whatever it is you wanted or need
                        If you take the Red Floppy, you stay in hipster land, and I'll show you how deep the sponsorship goes

                        • Feuer und wasser
                          Feuer und wasser  1 days back

                          OpenSUSE Tumbleweed FTW!!!

                          • Tommy Private
                            Tommy Private  1 days back

                            Hey what do you think about pop os as my main platform?

                            • Ashwin Thyagarajan
                              Ashwin Thyagarajan  1 days back

                              and yet it doesn't seem to matter http://gs.statcounter.com/os-market-share/desktop/worldwide/

                              • Mista Krabs
                                Mista Krabs  2 days back

                                Linux tech tips

                                • Oni Mashou
                                  Oni Mashou  2 days back

                                  Just got this error "windows system32 ntoskrnl.exe windows 10 0x000000f" soooooo, the hell with Windows it's been 10 years, back to Linux

                                  • Hamzix
                                    Hamzix  2 days back

                                    i just want to tell you that gaming is not only steam there people who use other lunchers to play games not found on steam such as uplay titles and ea ones

                                    • Dean Crisco
                                      Dean Crisco  2 days back

                                      Wow my mouth is watering with enticement❗🈯

                                      • Jack
                                        Jack  2 days back

                                        These guys are sooooo funny

                                        • A kick to the grundel says:

                                          Linus I can tell you're listening because we said we want more Anthony and you are delivering! Thank you Anthony for showing people that Linux is the future! (even though it pretty much has been since Android)! #LTTTeamAnthony

                                          • HeathenHacks
                                            HeathenHacks  2 days back

                                            I remember that one time when I installed the USB version of Ubuntu on a laptop with a broken keyboard and monitor and used it as a living room media PC for a year. lol. I was so happy when it worked on our TV.

                                            • Harsh Jain
                                              Harsh Jain  2 days back

                                              Make a video with Dennis gaming on linux

                                              • Harsh Jain
                                                Harsh Jain  2 days back

                                                Why fire jake

                                                • Rom3
                                                  Rom3  2 days back

                                                  is that Chumly's Brother but smarter ??? 🤔🤨just hope Linux don't start using plugin and adding all kinds of unnecessary Bunk Junk,. cuz ina have to convert to Linux just way too many processes running in Windows Task Manager,,, why would you wand need RGB lights, completely useless, it's not Christmas 🎄🎆🎇✨ 11:55

                                                  • Roo oo
                                                    Roo oo  3 days back

                                                    Anthony is bae😂😂😂

                                                    • Nacalal
                                                      Nacalal  3 days back

                                                      Quit being a pussy and install arch.

                                                      • Sssaasz
                                                        Sssaasz  3 days back

                                                        Awesome!

                                                        • GTA 5 How 2
                                                          GTA 5 How 2  3 days back

                                                          Love the delivery of this video

                                                          • akash darji
                                                            akash darji  4 days back

                                                            Do NOT do this if you have a pc that uses an external Internet adapter. The new OS that you install will not have the drivers and it's literally impossible to download the drivers if you don't have an ethernet cable. Even using another pc and using a USB to transfer required files still has not worked for me. I have been trying for 4 days to get this work. I tried all the OS's mentioned in the video and still to no avail. I'm gonna have to switch back to windows :(

                                                            • akash darji
                                                              akash darji  3 days back

                                                              @gilkesisking Yup, Thanks for the input. :)

                                                            • gilkesisking
                                                              gilkesisking  3 days back

                                                              I suspect you have Broadcom wifi in hardware built for Windows. So, nothing is guaranteed on hardware built specifically for Windows. Intel and Qualcomm Atheros wifi chipsets are well supported in Linux. Yes, drivers in Linux are built into the Kernel, this makes 'working out of the box' easier and the security advantages are massive. ( In windows you have to go off and download drivers adding more code to the system, thus more attack vectors and bloatware ). You can see the running drivers on your system by running this command
                                                              lspci -k

                                                              There's not much you can do with your system past buying a USB wifi card ( tp-link are good ) or a new PCI card with the correct chipset. I imagine you didn't think about it at the time but you really need buy hardware based on what you want to do, in this case something that supports Linux and/or Windows. It really does matter. So next time you're in the market for new hardware you know what to do :)

                                                          • Adam Botha
                                                            Adam Botha  4 days back

                                                            Anthony is so cool, damn he seems like such a nice guy.

                                                            • Bjourne
                                                              Bjourne  5 days back

                                                              Gabe Newell Jr.

                                                              • Hugo Montoya
                                                                Hugo Montoya  5 days back

                                                                Amm noo 😆

                                                                • pittbullninja
                                                                  pittbullninja  5 days back

                                                                  i couldnt connect to any arma 3 servers i did get into some css games and i couldnt install witcher 3 from steam even after downloading wine from octopo now the os wont boot after a few of those changes

                                                                  • Martin Tabell
                                                                    Martin Tabell  5 days back

                                                                    I love Anthony's voice.

                                                                    • Bumblebee 9337
                                                                      Bumblebee 9337  5 days back

                                                                      Otter in french is "loutre".

                                                                      • Mohammad Kaiyum
                                                                        Mohammad Kaiyum  5 days back

                                                                        I'm using popOS as my primary OS (and it's being 3yr from now)..
                                                                        Windows sucks.

                                                                      • Nightingale Productions

                                                                        I feel like a god watching this on Linux.

                                                                        • Telerian3
                                                                          Telerian3  6 days back

                                                                          @[email protected]() Linux... I do wish I knew it for my Raspberry Pie in an NES Cart I backed, but shucks it is a pain sometimes!

                                                                          • killdozer2004
                                                                            killdozer2004  6 days back

                                                                            I like arch

                                                                            • 01Revanche
                                                                              01Revanche  6 days back

                                                                              no more apt get sudo!?

                                                                              • Other
                                                                                Other  6 days back

                                                                                Dawg I learned fucking nothing.

                                                                                • Flatliner TV
                                                                                  Flatliner TV  6 days back

                                                                                  Nope, Linux is still 2 far away imo. Mby I will try again in a year but for now it's such a hastle to do anything. And Adobe and office are 2 strong to be rejected

                                                                                  • alex lopes
                                                                                    alex lopes  6 days back

                                                                                    Nah Linux and direct distrost itself nope. Even for expert users you always cross fingers whenever you install updates or softwares not from software centre. I would say Android OS is the one that can topple windows....just require a huge a amount of system resources.

                                                                                    • Red Eyed Lass
                                                                                      Red Eyed Lass  6 days back

                                                                                      I would go through all the hoops if necessary rather than using windows

                                                                                      • stoeger 2
                                                                                        stoeger 2  6 days back

                                                                                        You make it sound easy(you obviously haven't seen my computer skills)

                                                                                        • Marcilene Dias
                                                                                          Marcilene Dias  7 days back

                                                                                          We just need ADOBE to port its damn softwares

                                                                                          • TechnoGenuine
                                                                                            TechnoGenuine  7 days back

                                                                                            Omg now I am more engaged thanks to Anthony! :D

                                                                                            • Kevin Minshaw
                                                                                              Kevin Minshaw  7 days back

                                                                                              Auto mechanic: "Look, instead of driving the working car you already have, you can simply build your own from 1000s of different parts after studying hundreds of pieces of technical information. Then, you can just get in and drive it exactly like the one you already had in the first place. It's easy." I will never return to Windows and I still wouldn't recommend Linux for gaming. Buy a console or wait for Stadia (which still doesn't require you to install Linux on your machine, BTW).