Now that the fate of Steam on Windows is sealed, will you switch over to SteamOS?
Which will achieve nothing for sales because a lot of games use Steamworks these days and absolutely must go through Steam in the first place. Where it's very unlikely MS' store is going to be anywhere near competitive from a pricing perspective.
There's a reason why Microsoft haven't really tried to enter the PC gaming market, they've got secret ties with Valve. That's why Valve haven't outright ported every single one of their games to Linux.
>Now the store can sell all kinds of software
Windows 10 will be the last Windows version to allow anyone to make and release software. Windows 11 will require all apps be licensed and sold on the store only.
I think "modern" is shit that uses the metro menu, "classical" are the not retarded type of program, ie pretty much everything you use, "desktop" are applets like the currency converter and weather forecast on W7.
Modern is that god awful fullscreen apps that Windows 8 has for image viewer and shit
Classical is proper software like the stuff you're using today.
Desktop means basically Widgets from Vista/Seven. Little cloak, weather panel, currency, etc.
Why do you keep dickriding MS and posting the same gif in all these threads?
>its socially acceptable to just fling the word app around
why don't people just say program or application?
why is it the thing, now, to refer to anything on a computer as an app?
this pisses me off.
>Now that the fate of Steam on Windows is sealed
what? what happened with steam on windows?
I'd just like to interject for a moment: what you're referring to as Linux is, in fact, GNU/Linux, or as I've recently taken to calling it, GNU plus Linux. Linux is not an operating system unto itself, but rather another free component of a fully functioning GNU system made useful by the GNU corelibs, shell utilities and vital system components comprising a full OS as defined by POSIX.
Many computer users run a modified version of the GNU system every day, without realizing it. Through a peculiar turn of events, the version of GNU which is widely used today is often called "Linux", and many of its users are not aware that it is basically the GNU system, developed by the GNU Project.
There really is a Linux, and these people are using it, but it is just a part of the system they use. Linux is the kernel: the program in the system that allocates the machine's resources to the other programs that you run. The kernel is an essential part of an operating system, but useless by itself; it can only function in the context of a complete operating system. Linux is normally used in combination with the GNU operating system: the whole system is basically GNU with Linux added, or GNU/Linux. All the so-called "Linux" distributions are really distributions of GNU/Linux.
Because it's incredibly obvious why people say 'app' instead of program or application (and why it's used in marketing now for PC applications), and the fact that it pisses you off is retarded too.
>Desktop PCs should be like smartphones
I want to strangle whoever is responsible for this.
>implying you're completely calm and collected
keep your panties in a knot, fag.
i was just saying its dumb, as it is dumb.
but you seem like a really cool hardcore kind of guy. tell me more about the shortcomings of others
>We will see adds in programs soon.
>You launch a program and have to watch a 30sec ad
>Alongside normal tools programs will have an ad window that would display context sensitive ads
>You are Photoshopping a pizza
>''ORDER PIZZA NOW''
>30 sec ad
>Have to answer a question about the ad you just watched to make the ''app'' work
Believe me, the merchant will find a way.
>In fact, most builds are more similar to OSX
>light source clipping in every game
>clipping in general in multiplayer games
>non free driver can't even into my monitor's native resolution
>non free driver can't into cpu prioritization and slows down massively and constantly unless I input a string of commands into terminal
>non free driver can't into grafix and everything has to look worse than a last gen game or else LODS A FRAM DROPS
>generally having no way to actually delete subfolders
>you want to delete mypictures/icons/ico/horseporn?
>too bad, in your file system it still exists
>you want to install a game or application that doesn't have an auto-installer?
>good luck, faggot, you'll be lucky if it even registers as an installed program let alone turns out useable
The fuck were you running nigga? A 4 year old fglrx driver?
I get more FPS in Spring RTS at 1440p than I ever did on Win7. If the game is ported by at least semi competent people there shouldn't be a problem.