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Forum: Linux 23. May 2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By wdhpr
. Thank you, sir, for putting a smile...

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Thank you, sir, for putting a smile on my face, which is saying something when it comes to discussing Linux.:D
Forum: Linux 21. May 2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,266
Posted By wdhpr
Long Term Future of Linux

I often drop in on Dedoimedo's website for his articles on Linux. Every now and then his articles encompass matters that apply to the human condition as a whole.

One phrase in particular that...
Forum: Linux 15. Aug 2017, 04:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,139
Posted By wdhpr
I get these ideas for catch phrases like a grand...

I get these ideas for catch phrases like a grand piano falling on my noggin, call it a gift :D
So, by all means, be my guest.
Forum: Linux 11. Aug 2017, 06:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,139
Posted By wdhpr
Update I seem to have gone 360 degrees on this...

Update
I seem to have gone 360 degrees on this issue. My trouble finding a solution was that I followed the endless trail of bread crumbs assisted by Google and the countless forums. Now combine...
Forum: Linux 14. Jul 2017, 03:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,073
Posted By wdhpr
Jumping Jehosaphat I didn't even know a 2 TB...

Jumping Jehosaphat
I didn't even know a 2 TB usb drive existed. By the way, they are on sale for a low price of $1,455.76 US. :eek:
Forum: Linux 14. Jul 2017, 03:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,139
Posted By wdhpr
BIOS/CSM/legacy-mode vs. EFI/UEFI-mode boot conflicts

I'm having difficulties booting newer Ubuntu type distros. I've been looking at various forums with no solutions. As the title of this thread states, I believe it may be the nut of my problem. I...
Forum: Linux 12. Apr 2017, 04:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,416
Posted By wdhpr
I actually read this review by Rodger Bodger;) ...

I actually read this review by Rodger Bodger;)
I was happy it did not suffer the same boot issues, however I did end up burning a CD because the USB would not boot.

So far everything looks good...
Forum: Linux 19. Mar 2017, 12:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 841
Posted By wdhpr
That is the most tangible part of the story. Its...

That is the most tangible part of the story. Its seems progress no matter the cost or effectiveness. When you finally make it to the top and you can then stop clawing and fighting your way to the...
Forum: Linux 18. Mar 2017, 04:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 841
Posted By wdhpr
Software development chaos

I read an article by dedoimedo exploring software development which he aptly named Modern software development is cancer (http://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/software-development-cancer.html). Bare in...
Forum: Linux 29. Jan 2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,191
Posted By wdhpr
I Ordered a wireless dongle at Amazon on the...

I Ordered a wireless dongle at Amazon on the cheap that works with every Linux distro I've tried. Make sure you specify "for Linux" when you do your search. I too have a broadcom wireless card that...
Forum: Linux 21. Nov 2016, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,521
Posted By wdhpr
I used my own suggestion and installed Kubuntu on...

I used my own suggestion and installed Kubuntu on a USB drive. Went ahead bought me a 64 GB 3.0 thumb drive then using Minitool Partition Wizard I formatted it to EXT4. I burned Kubuntu 14.04 onto...
Forum: Linux 14. Nov 2016, 06:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,521
Posted By wdhpr
I never used this method, instead I used Yumi or...

I never used this method, instead I used Yumi or the Universal USB Installer.
https://www.pendrivelinux.com/
Forum: Linux 14. Nov 2016, 06:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,521
Posted By wdhpr
*note* PendriveLinux's wedsite has articles and...

*note* PendriveLinux's wedsite has articles and such that are several years old. The Yumi app was last updated in 2016.
I've been using PendriveLinux's website and software for years with very...
Forum: Linux 06. Nov 2016, 11:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,521
Posted By wdhpr
I used Yumi to create a multiboot flash drive on...

I used Yumi to create a multiboot flash drive on a 8GB Sandisk 2.0 thumb drive. Along with a few useful apps I also installed Puppy TahrPup. The apps and distro boot independently by way of a Grub...
Forum: Linux 05. Nov 2016, 05:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,521
Posted By wdhpr
Puppy Linux tahrpup version 6.0.2

Been playing around with this newer version of Puppy for a few days now. I'm running it off a thumb drive and so far I'm impressed. It runs smoothly although thats to be expected since it's loaded...
Forum: Linux 04. Nov 2016, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 854
Posted By wdhpr
I haven't tried an Ubuntu distro for a couple of...

I haven't tried an Ubuntu distro for a couple of years now. Honestly I don't like Ubuntu just for its desktop. The Mint distros inherit allot of the bugs from it's mother ship. I've been giving the...
Forum: Linux 01. Nov 2016, 04:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,416
Posted By wdhpr
I read Igor's review so I decided to skip this...

I read Igor's review so I decided to skip this version. worth noting, he has saved me many frustrations over the years.
Forum: Linux 18. Oct 2016, 05:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,416
Posted By wdhpr
I used to be a fan of Mint and the installation...

I used to be a fan of Mint and the installation process was pretty simple. It was also easy to set up the menus and themes etc. I probably was so familiar with Mint that when I started to fan out...
Forum: Linux 15. Oct 2016, 04:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,416
Posted By wdhpr
Its been a week and it was enough time to give...

Its been a week and it was enough time to give Q4os a pretty good shakedown. My first problem was with it's installation on my spare partition I use just for testing distros. The install was not as...
Forum: Linux 07. Oct 2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,416
Posted By wdhpr
Could this be the one? Elegant and sleek it...

Could this be the one?
Elegant and sleek it promises.

The old way of trying to cram a ton of bells and whistles into a Linux distro seems to have only produced fat clunky abominations.

Out...
Forum: Linux 28. Sep 2016, 03:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,697
Posted By wdhpr
Think of Zorin as that new-used car that turns...

Think of Zorin as that new-used car that turns out to be lemon. Pretty much sums up the new Ubuntu based crap being distributed to the linux community. My opinion of course.
Forum: Linux 26. Sep 2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,697
Posted By wdhpr
Zorin OS 12 https://youtu.be/SPHC44egM-Q

Zorin OS 12
https://youtu.be/SPHC44egM-Q
Forum: Linux 26. Sep 2016, 03:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,697
Posted By wdhpr
It seems it may be best to wait longer then after...

It seems it may be best to wait longer then after it comes out of Beta.

I have found Ubuntu 16.04 and its off-chutes to be unsatisfactory and not ready for prime-time. The QA is nonexistent which...
Forum: Linux 31. Aug 2016, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,050
Posted By wdhpr
Still using Kubuntu 14.04. I have tried many of...

Still using Kubuntu 14.04. I have tried many of the newer versions of the most popular distros. Many were buggy but usable and some were just plain awful.

I still like using Linux but I'm still...
Forum: Linux 11. Apr 2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,030
Posted By wdhpr
First look: Hands on with Ubuntu on Windows 10 | ExtremeTech

Getting Ubuntu on your Windows 10 system

http://www.extremetech.com/computing/226280-first-look-hands-on-with-ubuntu-on-windows-10
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