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Discussion on: Developing like a pro, on Windows

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Janne "Lietu" Enberg Author

When I say "driver issues" it ranges from everything to just official GPU drivers to laptops. I typically have to go to Nvidia themselves to install their drivers, and then when I want to update them I need to find a way to get into the terminal without X running to install them, and so on. If I buy a laptop I buy it because it has great specs for me, not because someone has spent massive amounts of time certifying that it's compatible with Linux. It's really rare I have no issues with Linux, with laptops basically unheard of.

The fact that there are multiple wiki pages like this tells you there's clearly problems all over: wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Lenov...

This also reminds me of the fact that security features like Secure Boot are often not easy to keep enabled when you set up Linux, and the prerequisite for booting an installer typically is to first disable them.