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Forum: Linux 10. Jan 2021, 06:05 PM
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Posted By MidnightCowboy
Springdale Linux

Princeton University started this project long before CentOS came into being and now CentOS is being killed off much better to go with Springdale instead of following the "Rocky” :rolleyes: Linux...
Forum: ChitChat 15. Dec 2020, 08:10 AM
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Posted By MidnightCowboy
BunsenLabs 10.5 Lithium ...

BunsenLabs 10.5 Lithium

https://i.imgur.com/RUl7mUQ.png
Forum: Linux 01. Dec 2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,178
Posted By MidnightCowboy
Did see your posts over at Wilders. Glad you got...

Did see your posts over at Wilders. Glad you got it sorted.
Forum: Linux 01. Dec 2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,178
Posted By MidnightCowboy
This whole thing is very much a lottery. I...

This whole thing is very much a lottery. I noticed this today on the ALT Linux site.

"It's not recommended to use UNetbootin, Rufus or UltraISO as these are too "smart" and actually cripple the...
Forum: Linux 29. Nov 2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,178
Posted By MidnightCowboy
Failing the above try looking here. ...

Failing the above try looking here.
https://github.com/pbatard/rufus/wiki/FAQ#Help_my_USB_drive_is_not_detected
Unfortunately there are a lot of related issues when using Rufus.
Forum: Linux 29. Nov 2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,178
Posted By MidnightCowboy
Download GParted, burn that to another USB then...

Download GParted, burn that to another USB then boot from it and use the live session to format the borked USB to Fat32. This may or may not fix the problem since often drives formatted from a...
Forum: Linux 29. Nov 2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,178
Posted By MidnightCowboy
From my experience Rufus is not the ideal tool...

From my experience Rufus is not the ideal tool for producing a bootable USB. The best is Rosa Image Writer which is only available with compatible Linux distros or failing that balenaEtcher. Try also...
Forum: Freeware Installation & Usage 27. Nov 2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,803
Posted By MidnightCowboy
With the greatest respect to Bo for what he is...

With the greatest respect to Bo for what he is trying to achieve I don't think we can claim ownership of his status as in "our" any more since he's not been active on this site for more than three...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 26. Nov 2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,100
Posted By MidnightCowboy
I have a Dell desktop and boot entries are easily...

I have a Dell desktop and boot entries are easily managed via F2 bios settings. In fact today I used Clonezilla to restore an OpenSUSE image only to be presented with a Grub prompt. The bios settings...
Forum: Linux 17. Nov 2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 553
Posted By MidnightCowboy
Choice is a nice thing to have but this seems...

Choice is a nice thing to have but this seems like a whole load of waffle unless you really like messing around with Linux innards. Anything Arch based at some point is gonna end up with a selection...
Forum: Comments, Suggestions and Feedback 17. Nov 2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,484
Posted By MidnightCowboy
Hi Bob, I am just one of the many minions...

Hi Bob,

I am just one of the many minions that keep things ticking over here but I'm not able to say how much might be enough coz I don't know. :)

With many grateful thanks anyway for your...
Forum: Comments, Suggestions and Feedback 23. Oct 2020, 06:36 AM
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Views: 5,484
Posted By MidnightCowboy
Many thanks. :)

Many thanks. :)
Forum: Comments, Suggestions and Feedback 22. Oct 2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,484
Posted By MidnightCowboy
This will be a problem with your bank or card...

This will be a problem with your bank or card issuer.
Forum: Security 22. Oct 2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,272
Posted By MidnightCowboy
Thanks for the updated info. :)

Thanks for the updated info. :)
Forum: ChitChat 01. Oct 2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 202,176
Posted By MidnightCowboy
ALT Linux V8 with KDE4 desktop. ...

ALT Linux V8 with KDE4 desktop.

https://i.imgur.com/OL9ak0P.png
Forum: Linux 30. Sep 2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,123
Posted By MidnightCowboy
Themes are always fun and often frustrating since...

Themes are always fun and often frustrating since you rarely find one where all the components are exactly what you like. Kvantum is OK and I do like Oxygen for both style and window borders. It's...
Forum: Linux 30. Sep 2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,123
Posted By MidnightCowboy
I'm assuming they will fix the branding issue as...

I'm assuming they will fix the branding issue as this part of their project develops.
Forum: Linux 29. Sep 2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,123
Posted By MidnightCowboy
KDE Neon is nowhere near what it's promoted as...

KDE Neon is nowhere near what it's promoted as being. The stack of duplicated so called 'reviews' on their DistroWatch page is a disgrace to the Linux community and the main reason why that site has...
Forum: ChitChat 28. Sep 2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 202,176
Posted By MidnightCowboy
ALT Linux Workstation V9. ...

ALT Linux Workstation V9.

https://i.imgur.com/xKvCyzJ.png
Forum: Linux 28. Sep 2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,123
Posted By MidnightCowboy
You're welcome. :) A lot of things are...

You're welcome. :)

A lot of things are changing in the Linux world currently and not all of them for the good. There’s a general trend not to give time to projects for free plus the virus inspired...
Forum: Linux 28. Sep 2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,123
Posted By MidnightCowboy
Quark Linux

Quark Linux is a good addition to the Q4OS stable line-up.

For various reasons some folks dislike the Debian base of Q4 so adding an Ubuntu based alternative will appeal to a wider audience.
...
Forum: ChitChat 31. Aug 2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 202,176
Posted By MidnightCowboy
Solus KDE https://i.imgur.com/FbQdWmV.png

Solus KDE

https://i.imgur.com/FbQdWmV.png
Forum: Linux 20. Aug 2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,394
Posted By MidnightCowboy
I keep Clonezilla backups of all my installations...

I keep Clonezilla backups of all my installations so it's quick and easy to swap between distros without having to set everything up again. I just looked at my DELL and it too was idling at 5-6%...
Forum: Linux 20. Aug 2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,394
Posted By MidnightCowboy
Unfortunately I'm back with Redcore on the LG...

Unfortunately I'm back with Redcore on the LG AIO.

Redcore idles @1% CPU whereas MX idles @ between 4-6%. This makes a difference of almost 10 degrees to the operating temperature. OK, it's still...
Forum: Linux 17. Aug 2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,394
Posted By MidnightCowboy
Installed today on three different machines. ...

Installed today on three different machines.

Dell OptiPlex 3060 + i3; LG AIO desktop + Intel Celeron N4100; LG gram + i5.

Not a single glitch. Slightly sluggish compared with the systems...
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