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by Rounder
Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: POTENTIAL Newbie
Replies: 15
Views: 437

Re: POTENTIAL Newbie

Thanks to all for the replies. Very helpful indeed.
I will probably make the jump.
I have an external hard drive I use for backups (1 TB so lots of space). Would this work to download and install Linux on or must it be a USB stick?
by Rounder
Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: POTENTIAL Newbie
Replies: 15
Views: 437

Re: POTENTIAL Newbie

blueocean wrote:
Tue Jan 21, 2020 3:46 pm
1. Mint is awesome. Would I do what again?
2.All versions are for home users. Cinnamon is my favorite.
3. How compatible are Windows programs to Linux? -Oil and water, thank goodness. Links 2003? - no clue.
On question 1 I meant if you had it to do over, would you go with Linux again.
by Rounder
Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: POTENTIAL Newbie
Replies: 15
Views: 437

POTENTIAL Newbie

I am looking at different OS's to switch from Windows 7 since it is no longer supported. I can's stand Windows 10. Just not compatible with me. My questions are as follows: 1. How good is Linux? Would you do it again? 2. What are the differences between Cinnamon, MATE and Xfce? Which is best for a h...

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