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by Sereiya
Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Safety of Linux Mint
Replies: 19
Views: 1861

Re: Safety of Linux Mint

Thank you for all the answers! Of course I'm aware there's no such thing as perfect security. I just try to figure out where the greatest impacts are to estimate the best way to go, and since I heard a lot of bad stuff about Canonical and their way for Ubuntu it worried me the most. Don't want to mo...
by Sereiya
Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Safety of Linux Mint
Replies: 19
Views: 1861

Re: Safety of Linux Mint

Oh, you're right. Didn't noticed it as an own distro, thought it'd be just another desktop manager... :roll: Thanks for the hint.

Well, technically you probably can add PPAs, it's just always complaining after doing so like Debian I guess?
by Sereiya
Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Safety of Linux Mint
Replies: 19
Views: 1861

Safety of Linux Mint

Hello there, I'm currently trying out several distro's to determine what I like most and want to switch, because Windows is... well, Windows. Since I already used Linux Mint some years ago (should be when version 14 was around) and really like it I'd love to use it as my daily driver, but I'm concer...
by Sereiya
Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Gaming on Linux Mint
Topic: Mint as Gaming platform?? Looking to change to Linux OS.
Replies: 6
Views: 579

Re: Mint as Gaming platform?? Looking to change to Linux OS.

Hey Snoop, Your Sound Blaster Z should technically work out of the box, since the Linux kernel mostly provides all the drivers (even though sometimes propritary drivers are the way to go, like with graphic cards). If not you can try to upgrade your kernel to 5.0 using this how-to. As far as I know U...

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