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Posted August 11, 2015 - 08:43 AM

As one who dabbles in the Linux world I wonder if others might find a "sticky" thread with articles and release information helpful.  Since the Linux user experience seems so subjective, I thought this resource might be a good starting point those who are curious about linux.

 

For example - This article talks about some of the differences in the top Linux distros

 

http://www.pcworld.c...s-compared.html

 

 

Good distros for beginners

 

 

http://www.pcworld.c...-beginners.html


Edited by Trav1s, August 11, 2015 - 10:18 AM.

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Posted August 11, 2015 - 10:11 AM

Travis, The link for the beginners is broken.  I tried to find the article so I could fix it but apparently they have taken the article down.



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Posted August 11, 2015 - 10:19 AM

Fixed the link but not sure what happened.  

 

Here it is in a PDF

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Posted August 11, 2015 - 03:14 PM

Fixed the link but not sure what happened.  

 

Here it is in a PDF

I'm not sure either.  I could not find the article anywhere.  Glad you got it fixed and thanks for finding the articles.



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Posted August 12, 2015 - 06:10 PM

Not a problem.  



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Posted August 16, 2015 - 07:27 AM

http://www.zdnet.com...ftag=YHFb1d24ec


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Posted December 01, 2015 - 11:52 AM

Ubuntu Gnome

 

http://ubuntugnome.org



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Posted December 06, 2015 - 10:53 PM

 

Thanks for helping Travis.  I'm going to split this out to it's own thread.

 

 

Glad to help!  The tech stuff takes my mind off of my everyday life.


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Posted January 13, 2016 - 05:15 PM

Remix OS = Linux based Android OS that will run on a pc and access Google Play store.  Needs to be installed on USB 3.0 drive

 

http://www.jide.com/en/remixos

 

 

 

http://www.pcworld.c...nd-windows.html


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Posted January 15, 2016 - 06:15 PM

Travis,  I wonder if it will run on a USB 3.0 plugged into USB 2.0 or if the speed on USB 2.0 would be to slow to run the OS?


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Posted January 15, 2016 - 08:21 PM

Travis,  I wonder if it will run on a USB 3.0 plugged into USB 2.0 or if the speed on USB 2.0 would be to slow to run the OS?

 

I am going to try this out tomorrow on an old Dell XPS m1330 laptop and will create a new thread.


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Posted January 16, 2016 - 08:50 AM

Travis,  I wonder if it will run on a USB 3.0 plugged into USB 2.0 or if the speed on USB 2.0 would be to slow to run the OS?

 

Be interesting to find out.  I would think it would, just might be painfully slow.



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Posted January 16, 2016 - 10:16 AM

I am going to try this out tomorrow on an old Dell XPS m1330 laptop and will create a new thread.

 

This old Dell laptop does NOT like the distro.  It boots to the usb3 drive and starts to decompress the files and then reboots.  There are no alternate boot options on it either.


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Posted January 16, 2016 - 11:24 AM

This old Dell laptop does NOT like the distro.  It boots to the usb3 drive and starts to decompress the files and then reboots.  There are no alternate boot options on it either

 

Downloaded another disc image but this time installed it on the USB drive with Linux Mint and booted to the drive from my Mint box (Phenom Quad/Gigabyte Mobo/4 gb ram) and the boot also failed.  It said something like "could not detect USB speed" then failed.  I am thinking the machine needs to have USB 3.


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Posted January 16, 2016 - 03:41 PM

Downloaded another disc image but this time installed it on the USB drive with Linux Mint and booted to the drive from my Mint box (Phenom Quad/Gigabyte Mobo/4 gb ram) and the boot also failed.  It said something like "could not detect USB speed" then failed.  I am thinking the machine needs to have USB 3.

 

You are probably right.  They were talking about Remix on the PCLOS forum until someone looked at the licensing and interest was quickly lost.






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