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by Wile E Veteran
Fri Mar 04, 2016 11:31 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Virtual Machines and Win 7
Replies: 16
Views: 792

Virtual Machines and Win 7

Not quite sure if this is the right forum but.... Despite many years of working with Unix and Unix-like systems, I have zero experience with virtual machines like VirtualBox, VMware, et. al. so I have some rather newbie questions. Background: I have a Lenovo T400 laptop which has an OEM version of W...
by Wile E Veteran
Sat Feb 27, 2016 11:41 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Greetings and Salutations
Replies: 10
Views: 519

Greetings and Salutations

These days I'm retired from corporate IT, write fiction, not code, and consider myself "just a user" not a hobbyist/enthusiast/developer. Most of the time I only use LibreOffice, Firefox, and Thunderbird. Nevertheless, I do have a bit of experience. :wink: Like many, I learned to program in high sch...
by Wile E Veteran
Fri Feb 26, 2016 7:44 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Best Version For Core 2 Duo with 4 GB Ram?
Replies: 9
Views: 11561

Re: Best Version For Core 2 Duo with 4 GB Ram?

I'm running Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon 64-bit on a Lenovo T400 from an external hard drive connected via USB 2.0. Even given the slow USB connection, it runs faster than the Win 7 on the internal hard drive unless something requires a lot of disk I/O which I have rarely encountered. I imagine your com...

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