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  1. old timer

    Hello All. .Old Guy

    And all this time I thought it was the coffee in the morning and the beer in the afternoon. :p
  2. old timer

    Because almost everyone loves animals

    This will make ya feel good. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10115599/Dog-rescued-Atlantic-Ocean-jumping-boat-Video.html
  3. old timer

    Hello All. .Old Guy

    Hello Scott Cooley welcome to the forum. I'm a new Linux user and the best way I'm learning is by using my Linux and looking things up and asking questions here and there. The most helpful for me learning Linux is looking over the forums here and also the forum for the Linux distro I'm using...
  4. old timer

    looking for advice for distro.

    Bout all you can do for now.
  5. old timer

    looking for advice for distro.

    Thank You I feel special. :p Good read and says what I've thought about Apple and Microsoft didn't know about Linux back in them days.
  6. old timer

    looking for advice for distro.

    Thanks. :) Being it's the only Linux I've used I wouldn't know the differences so I'm going to have a look at the link you posted. https://renewablepcs.wordpress.com/about-linux/kde-gnome-or-xfce/ Good day to ya wizardfromoz. :)
  7. old timer

    Greetings

    Hey Chickey, Welcome to the forum. I a new Linux user and seems to be working for me. I'm able to do everything I can do with Windows 10 OS. I'm learned a lot of new stuff although need to learn a lot more.
  8. old timer

    looking for advice for distro.

    It's not based on Linux Mint. It's not out of date and it's based on Ubuntu 18.04.3 however after you update the Linux distro it is Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS and and is supported until 2023. I may have just started using Linux but I know how to read so have a look. [email protected]:~$ inxi -S...
  9. old timer

    I'm Back.

    Thank you kc1di. :)
  10. old timer

    looking for advice for distro.

    I just started using Linux and I highly recommend this Linux distro. My desktop is a 2010 with a dual core processor and 4 gigs of memory. This Linux distro works good and installed and updated OOTB and runs fast. https://lxle.net/
  11. old timer

    I'm Back.

    No apology needed guilty of that myself at times. ;)
  12. old timer

    I'm Back.

    Wow way beyond my knowledge.
  13. old timer

    I'm Back.

    Microsoft made some good OSs before Windows 8.0/8.1 and Windows 10. Windows 10 is better than Windows 8.0/8.1 not by much though. Microsoft OSs were the best at one time but not anymore.
  14. old timer

    I'm Back.

    George Orwell 1984 one of my favorite books.
  15. old timer

    Greetings.

    Yep NW 23rd Classen Blvd I live down around that area.
  16. old timer

    Greetings.

    Are you familiar with the old Gold dome bank.
  17. old timer

    Greetings.

    Hello fellow Oklahoman I'm smack dab in the middle of Oklahoma.
  18. old timer

    I'm Back.

    Hello Everybody I'm back and all is well and with good news. I never located my backup hard drive no idea where it's stashed. I did find another computer I had and it has two 120 GB hard drives and 8 gigs of memory. :cool: Second time installing Linux was a lot easier than the first time. I...
  19. old timer

    Greetings.

    Hello Everyone, Haven't jumped ship on ya. I live in tornado alley USA major storms come through Thursday night/Friday morning around 3AM and knocked out a lot of electric power. It's probably gonna be a few days before things are restore again and I'm using a friends computer just to let ya...
  20. old timer

    Greetings.

    Hello Condobloke, I still haven't located the backup drive so may just be easier to buy some new usb drives. I appreciate the info and the instruction on the installation of Timeshift using the terminal. I used Synaptic Package Manager to look for Timeshift however no result showed up. I...
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