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by zerofire
Mon Oct 04, 2010 1:08 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Why do new people give up on Linux?
Replies: 1221
Views: 209541

Re: Why do new people give up on Linux?

@zerofire I'm sure you must have heard this before... Linux is not Windows. If you want something like what you have in Windows... then use Windows. A lot of people make the mistake of thinking that they've used Windows since nth version and are Windows experts... and hence they should be Linux sav...
by zerofire
Sun Oct 03, 2010 5:25 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Running 4GB memory but Mint only sees ~2.9GB ?
Replies: 5
Views: 1069

Re: Running 4GB memory but Mint only sees ~2.9GB ?

If I remember correctly all Athlon's and Athlon X2's were 32bit. The requirement would be to have an Athlon 64 or an Athlon 64 X2 for 64bit support.
by zerofire
Sun Oct 03, 2010 5:00 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Help needed to install an Orange dongle on Mint
Replies: 2
Views: 508

Re: Help needed to install an Orange dongle on Mint

Lanser Orange is a company in Europe that provides Internet services such as DSL. The dongle is most likely for 3G and DIThompson needs to contact Orange to see if they even have a Linux driver for it.
by zerofire
Sun Oct 03, 2010 4:53 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Why do new people give up on Linux?
Replies: 1221
Views: 209541

Re: Why do new people give up on Linux?

The problem with Linux is that it is essentially chaos to the nth degree. In each distribution you have the kernel and a huge load of add-ons and thats it. There is no userland to speak of. This is contrary to what BSD and Windows does where they each have their kernels, a specified userland that pr...

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