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by VinceC
Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: What sends noobs running back to Windows?
Replies: 573
Views: 34824

Re: What sends noobs running back to Windows?

I wanted to play the devils advocate for a minute regarding games on Linux. Flight Gear specifically. In my efforts to get to learn Linux, I downloaded a bunch of games and most played great. Getting Flight Gear to work presents a situation that I believe would definitely make a noob run back to Win...
by VinceC
Mon Feb 25, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Casual User looking to dig in to Mint and Mate
Replies: 6
Views: 590

Re: Casual User looking to dig in to Mint and Mate

Why not go with min cinnamon on your stronger units and mint mate on the others? But I am biased. :) I am just getting back into Linux and although I liked Mint 13 thru 18 in the past, I really like the changes in Ubuntu Mate...I'll keep using/enjoying both until I decide. Either way one of them wi...
by VinceC
Mon Feb 25, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: windows 7 EOL opportunity for linux?
Replies: 29
Views: 2741

Re: windows 7 EOL opportunity for linux?

The primary limiting factor here for migration of the masses towards GNU+Linux is one of intellectual laziness. I would say "ignorance" but ignorance is actually an adjective, not a verb, and in any event is eminently curable. However, people have to actively want to cure it. That means b...
by VinceC
Mon Feb 25, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: When did you come to Linux?
Replies: 264
Views: 31168

Re: When did you come to Linux?

Hello All, I first tried Linux around 2005. I remember I was intrigued but not completely sold on making it my main driver. I tried several distros through the years but just did not want to dedicate the time to learn it. I build/repair PC's as a sideline. I got past Vista's stupidity and settled in...
by VinceC
Mon Feb 25, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Casual User looking to dig in to Mint and Mate
Replies: 6
Views: 590

Casual User looking to dig in to Mint and Mate

Hello all, I am a casual user of Ubuntu-Mate and Mint. I am new to forums. I am not happy with the direction Micro$oft has taken since Windows 8. I am hoping to get into Linux and be done with Microsoft altogether. I have installed several distros through the years. I have never settled on any one o...

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