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Installed many versions of Linux

Post by rainowl » Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:06 pm

but, found the latest Mint very easy to use - I'll stick with it. Took an older HP with a blown HD, replaced with an SSD. This thing is pretty snappy.

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Re: Installed many versions of Linux

Post by absque fenestris » Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:34 pm

I can confirm - such an SSD really makes a difference...

What kind of SSD did you install? In my case I have a WD Green - cheap, not the fastest, but the SATA connector in my 10 year old device is not fast either...

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Re: Installed many versions of Linux

Post by lsemmens » Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:52 pm

Welcome rainowl. Mint works well on older hardware, as you have found. :D
Kernel: 4.15.0-46-generic x86_64 bits
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Distro: Linux Mint 19 Tara

Laptop HP-ProBook-470-G2 8Gb RAM SSD
Server AMD Phenom 9650 - GEForce 9400GT 6Gb RAM
+ three other Mint machines
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Re: Installed many versions of Linux

Post by Greencedar » Tue Jul 23, 2019 9:20 am

Hello and welcome to the world of Mint rainowl! :D

A new SSD does do wonders.
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Re: Installed many versions of Linux

Post by bob466 » Fri Jul 26, 2019 2:41 am

Welcome to the Forum...Linux Mint on an SSD is fast as lightning. Image :D :D
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Re: Installed many versions of Linux

Post by Minux1 » Tue Aug 06, 2019 2:33 am

My Acer Aspire One AOA 150 runs LM well with the resident 160 GB SATA HDD. The few bottlenecks (rendering webpages) seem to be processor and ram related.
I have a new laptop sized 500 GB SSD available and wonder if it would be worthwhile replacing the Acers incumbent HDD with it?
2 truisms come to mind: “if it ain’t broke don’t fix it” and “a chain is only as strong as it’s weakest link”.

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Re: Installed many versions of Linux

Post by kc1di » Tue Aug 06, 2019 6:43 am

Hello rainowl,
Welcome to the Linux Mint Forums, Enjoy :)
Easy tips : https://easylinuxtipsproject.blogspot.com/
Linux Mint Installation Guide: http://linuxmint-installation-guide.rea ... en/latest/
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