31 Jan '17, 8pm

Just posted about "From the Macbook Pro to the Dell XPS. Arch Linux for Creative Pro Users"

Just posted about "From the Macbook Pro to the Dell XPS. Arch Linux for Creative Pro Users"

As I've been reporting many posts ago, I'm switching to Linux full-time. In this article I'd like to show how to configure Arch Linux so it's suitable for Creative Pro Users, where the access to the secondary GPU is very important. If you're a Creative Pro User, you can't really run Final Cut Pro X (with Motion, Compressor), Logic Pro, Adobe's Photoshop and other apps. So you will have to change your workflow if you want to be in the Linux ecossystem. Fortunatelly, for many workflows Linux apps have matured quite nicely and you don't need to settle for low quality, "hack-ish" software. Software developers don't ever need more than the cheap Intel integrated graphics, unless you want to install Steam through Wine to play some demanding games. After a lot of research (a.k.a. YouTube! ) I've settled for the Dell XPS 15" (9550 model). It's an almost 1 year old SkyLake architec...

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