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Forum: Linux 21. Jul 2012, 01:01 AM
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Posted By wdhpr
More of the same with SolusOS2 also built on-top...

More of the same with SolusOS2 also built on-top of Gnome3. I'm starting to realize patching Gnome3 is just not cutting it. They can try their hardest to make it look like Gnome2 but the underlying...
Forum: Linux 20. Jul 2012, 06:56 AM
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Posted By wdhpr
Just tried Mint xfce RC. although I liked it...

Just tried Mint xfce RC. although I liked it better than Cinnamon but it still suffers from stability issues. I could find no good way to edit the menu even using the MainMenu app. The launch bar has...
Forum: Linux 19. Jul 2012, 03:50 AM
Replies: 78
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Posted By wdhpr
I too went back and tried a fresh install from a...

I too went back and tried a fresh install from a CD based on dedoimedo's review. I experienced stability issues mostly related to the Dockx app. My major beef was that I could not run Windows games...
Forum: Linux 20. Jun 2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 78
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Posted By wdhpr
Cinnamon was the least buggy of the Mint distros,...

Cinnamon was the least buggy of the Mint distros, but that doesn't mean its more stable than Julia or Zorin 5. I'm waiting to see how things are going to shake out. Zorin 6 is just plain awful and...
Forum: Linux 19. Jun 2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 78
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Posted By wdhpr
Thats what I'm worried about. I suspect it maybe...

Thats what I'm worried about. I suspect it maybe suffering the same problems as the Mint distros. I don't want to sound like a broken record but it appears the patching of the new Gnome is not going...
Forum: Linux 19. Jun 2012, 08:07 AM
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Posted By wdhpr
Thanks Been waiting for this :)

Thanks
Been waiting for this :)
Forum: Linux 07. Jun 2012, 08:38 PM
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Posted By wdhpr
As far as Zorin Lite goes, it ran at normal...

As far as Zorin Lite goes, it ran at normal speed. As I stated in my post that I did not care for the distro. I may also add it was difficult to setup the desktop the way I liked it.

Since then I...
Forum: Linux 07. Jun 2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 21,322
Posted By wdhpr
The odds are... A linux distro has a much better...

The odds are... A linux distro has a much better and clearer path for a solution. Windows will take one through a long and mostly unsuccessful trip through the twilight zone. There are times the...
Forum: Linux 06. Jun 2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 21,322
Posted By wdhpr
Upgrading error while updating ZRam

I experienced a freeze-up while installing updates. The error evolved around the upgrading of ZRam which is a memory compression utility which is supposed to be faster than the swap file. Was unable...
Forum: Linux 18. Apr 2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 21,322
Posted By wdhpr
From:...

From: http://www.techsupportalert.com/freeware-forum/linux/9648-zorin-os-6-lite-2.html#post71644


Part 2 of my Zorin saga. As I mentioned I was able to install Zorin lite on a 8GB USB drive in...
Forum: Linux 29. Mar 2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 78
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Posted By wdhpr
Spent the whole day yesterday checking out Zorin....

Spent the whole day yesterday checking out Zorin. Its Ubuntu based but has several desktops available that resemble various Win versions. I can see how Zorin would be a good choice for the Linux...
Forum: Linux 03. Dec 2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 78
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Posted By wdhpr
I have been observing this thread for a few days...

I have been observing this thread for a few days now. My conclusion is, don't expect a linux OS to work just like Windows.

From Zorins home page


To me this is a bit misleading. I believe...
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