Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 1st Sep 2012 21:15 UTC
Windows The Verge published a video demonstrating how desktop mode and Office 2013 - a desktop application - work on Windows RT, the ARM version of Windows 8. The video showed a desktop mode that clearly didn't work well for touch, and even Office 2013, which has a rudimentary touch mode built-in, didn't work properly either. It looked and felt clunky, often didn't respond properly, and even showed touch lag.
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RE[10]: Window opportuniry
by AdrianoML on Mon 3rd Sep 2012 15:31 UTC in reply to "RE[9]: Window opportuniry"
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"As for professional uses, you are so wrong its not even funny.

That is just one article from Google. There are tons more like it. Most production houses are using Linux.

No, I'm not wrong. You're mistaking cgi rendering with film & audio editing.

Read this article from 2001:

Linux was the best choice for Hollywood to replace all it's SGI/Irix machines, and to this day it's still their choice not only for rendering but also for workstations.

However, that doesn't means everything is Linux compatible. Smaller studios might find it better to just pay for standard windows/osx tools instead of highly specialized Linux one. Game developers generally use windows tools and Audio artists prefer macs.

Most people in this thread say that Linux is unsuccessful, but for the wrong reasons. It's more a matter of not running your software of preference instead of not having X API and not having OEM backing instead of not working with your hardware X.

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