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    Help ex put linux on my laptop and now it doesnt work

    Well if the mighty Wizard bricked his - - - I now don't feel like an oof for bricking mine like 6 times in a row starting out.
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    Help ex put linux on my laptop and now it doesnt work

    Watching topic to see reaction of a new user to a working Linux system. It feels like Christmas in June !
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    Solus vs Manjaro

    @lekkerlinux Ok the before mentioned Laptop I just picked up today did not like Solus KDE at all, I know Solus Budgie will run on it because the teeny weeny notebook runs Solus Budgie without a hitch and it is well below the suggested minimum requirements. I would pick 1 of the 3 stable DE's of...
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    Solus vs Manjaro

    I did not know that - old dog learned a new trick.
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    Solus vs Manjaro

    See if I am close to your question about 0 A.D. and Solus, is this by chance the game ? If so it is in Software Center then inside Games.
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    Solus vs Manjaro

    Give me until tomorrow and I can tell you as I am writing this reply I am burning the Solus KDE to USB so I can take it for a test drive on a 1.2 gig dual core with 4 gig of DDR 2 Ram. If that can run it there should be no trouble running on most all 64 bit platforms. As far as the sizes all of...
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    Solus vs Manjaro

    Ok I just did a quick Google and Wikipedia search for 0 ad - it actually has a Linux version. Regardless of which 4 DE in Solus you pick they all auto update everything Friday for me it is Friday morning due the devs all live in Europe and I am 6 hours behind them. All the software that can be...
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    Solus vs Manjaro

    Oh I forgot - only because I have not used it. The repository has Lutris and WINE that can be installed to game with.
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    Solus vs Manjaro

    wizardfromoz is correct all I run now is Solus. / / / Technical humm I would not call myself technical at all, with that I will cover most of mine as quick as I can while giving a bit of background on my computers specs. Hope this helps and does not create confusion. By default - I mean point...
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    Fooling someone with Linux

    I have found it to be a daunting task with such a small Notebook / Laptop with very minimal hardware to get some to even read and install from the USB for some of the ISO Distros I tried, a few would not even try to do an install. Not sure what was the trouble with some, there was a couple...
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    Fooling someone with Linux

    Ahh ok good to know for future - so far nothing is working great. Sadly enough. Have gotten great and knowing how long a download will take / how long it will take to write the ISO to USB. I have not tried any of the Debian or anything that needs above a dual core 1.3 processor . Figured why...
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    Fooling someone with Linux

    Yea I thought maybe it was my own bias towards KDE - the appearance is nice but too system resource hungry to be of use on this little kraptop. Takes what seems like dial up time to load a webpage, it does not like anything on youtube, or streaming any content. Time to stick another distro on here.
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    Fooling someone with Linux

    Yeah I am thinking of giving up on the Windows Faux idea at least until I find a distro that is stable and easy to use. As of this writing I am working my way down the Ubuntu ladder going backwards through the distros, I am now back at Kubuntu 18.0.4 LTS / if K don't work I will install Lubuntu...
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    Fooling someone with Linux

    Well so far striking out with this little laptop, not sure if it is a lack of good hardware or just a conflict with the old Win 7 components. Tried a few different variations of Ubuntu have not found the sweet spot, There has got to be 1 out there some place to make it happy. I feel like it is...
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    Fooling someone with Linux

    Appreciate the tips and helps ... with this guys. Just noticed the time I have to get to work, I'll finish this when I get back home. This looks to be enough to at least get them to try an attempt to use it. I think I will still wait to tell them it is actually not what they think it is.
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