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Comment Re:sunset mode (Score 2) 118

Well it will be nice to not have to install Redshift for my GNOME users, but since most of my Linux users do not use GNOME as their desktop environment this isn't going to affect me much.

A useful feature for GNOME users though, but hardly worth top billing in the feature list.

Comment Can it resize clips yet? (Score 1) 102

Does Audacity have the concept of clips like other sound editors and nonlinear video editors?

The last time I tried to use it, it seemed to treat each track as a single waveform, so if I trimmed a bit off a track I couldn't just drag to grow a bit of it back. This made simple tasks like synchronizing multiple tracks extremely difficult.

Comment Re:Well, butt then (Score 1) 419

You develop Windows software, so perhaps Windows is the right platform for you.

I am in video production, web page design, mobile platform development and system administration, and Linux works best for me.

You're right that on Slashdot most pro-Linux posts are philosophical, but this isn't exactly the most pragmatic forum around. And that's probably a good thing.

Comment Re:Well, butt then (Score 1) 419

Hey, me too!

Just one reason I run Linux and not Windows or OSX.

Pretty much all the software I need is only a dnf install away. YMMV.

Well, that and the desktop experience for someone who knows what they're doing is still ridiculously ahead of anything Apple or Microsoft have to offer. Every time I have to use a Mac or Windows 7/8/10 box feels like trying to climb a staircase in a wheelchair.

Even for accessibility, none of the silly utilities on OSX nor Windows come close to the simple Alt-wheel desktop zoom.

This is all on modern hardware of course. The difference in performance is much more profound on older or netbook-grade hardware.

And we don't have to deal with silly crap like licensing or the topic at hand.

But, no, Linux users only use it out of religious zealotry.

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