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The GUIX System: Winning People Over to FOSS

2020-08-31

How to win over anyone from Windows to free software:

Use the thing that will immediately get them addicted: literally any of the package managers that we use daily

What???? You mean you just type in:

guix install supertuxkart ???

I got a whole bunch of games running on my GUIX laptop this weekend, and my friend exclaimed to me how their ‘mind was blown’ about how quick and easy it seemed to get games running on my computer.

For reference, the games were super tux kart, and fez. Both games were captivating on GUIX, and ran really well, even though only one is free software.

I was particularly fond of the GNU character in super tux kart.

Also, rocket league is bullshit compared to super tux kart’s football mode. The graphics of some of the levels were also very stunning—the water effects and the lighting of some of the tracks are really beautiful!!

Go gaming on GUIX!!

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