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  1. Brickwizard

    G'Day From the Centre of Australia.

    G'day all Antipodeans welcome, you will need ample time, and a Lot of patience for the first few months, Oh and a large stack of Tinnie's would not go amiss.
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    Solved Messed up Kali install

    this extract from the Kali docs ""As the distribution’s developers, you might expect us to recommend that everyone should be using Kali Linux. The fact of the matter is, however, that Kali is a Linux distribution specifically geared towards professional penetration testers and security...
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    trouble deleting contents of an USB drive

    Your USB has Kali ISO if you don't want it then you will have to re-format the drive [as stated by @KGIII ] if you want to install another ISO then you can just overwrite [by using your chosen ISO writer] If you're using the USB as a live drive with persistence and wish to delete files you have...
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    Very new to Linux, want to install Schism Tracker

    you don't open just one file, you unzip the complete package or it wont install..so again edit if on 2] you do not get the install using then click on install using and try archive manager
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    Solved Unable to boot Linux (Kali) after install on Acer

    Welcome to the forums You do not appear to have enough experience of Linux to even be attempting to install Kali, did you read all the Kali docks [link on Kali download page] once you have done that, if you still want to install kali, search for why Linux fails to install
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    Very new to Linux, want to install Schism Tracker

    Welcome I assume you have downloaded a zip file... 1]find file on usb, right click and select unzip 2] you should now have 2 files right-click on the new one and select open [or if its a deb file open with deb installer]
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    Dell 3340

    yep take your pick any one of the 500 or so desktop Linux will work on it, its a bit younger than my dell lappy and I have a choice of 4 distros on various drives.
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    Impartiality Of Distro Choices Advocated At This Site

    OK David I have started one in getting started https://www.linux.org/threads/suggested-linux-distributions-for-beginners.49601/ let me know if you need anything editing Brian
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    Suggested Linux Distributions for beginners

    @KGIII ok i will start it off.. WELCOME NEWBIE Before you make a leap of faith, please read the first two threads in this forum [How do I try Linux, & What is the best Linux distribution] now down to business, these are my suggestions [ I do not recommend one distribution over another]...
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    Impartiality Of Distro Choices Advocated At This Site

    Not incoherent enough for us to understand, please top up with a few more beers
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    Basic Security

    this can easily be seen on social media, if we discount the usual look at me type post, and those obviously tied to advertising we are left with the two most dangerous post, the clickbait designed to find your preferences and to seek out ISP's, port addresses and Mac addresses or phishing...
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    Basic Security

    80% of security problems lay between the seat back and the keypad, the rest a good fire wall will usually take care of
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    Solved kubuntu can't update dell xps laptop firmware

    I echo those responses, Manufacturers firmware updates are not normally available in distribution repositories, and are usual installed pre-boot
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    Impartiality Of Distro Choices Advocated At This Site

    Unless pushed, I do not like to recommend distributions [as i said at the end of the which is the best thread I posted last year "" What is best for me or any other member, Is not necessarily the best for you, ONLY YOU CAN CHOOSE"" That being said you will note I usually clarify my response...
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    Crossover Music, Easy Listening, Light Classical

    If we are on to sloppy songs, this is one of my all-time favourites from one of the best femail singers of the last 100 years [my opinion]
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    airplane mode can’t be switched off

    You can permanently enable flight mode on most [but not all] HP's, in the BIOS there should be a parameter: "Lock Wireless Button". Enable it if you can
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    Can't detect my nvme SSD on Linux mint edge boot usb

    Its years since i used windows, back then it was just format * [drive letter] try format [if its an option] anything on the drive should get wiped
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    Can't detect my nvme SSD on Linux mint edge boot usb

    Have you tried to re-format it using windows disckpart
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    Can't detect my nvme SSD on Linux mint edge boot usb

    If windows is seeing it then it should be in correctly. Re-booting the BIOS/UEFI doesn't always work but often clears odd problems
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