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Who's Running Linux?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by snerd, Jan 24, 2016.

  1. snerd

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    I'm bored tonight, and figured I throw back on an install of Linux, and dual-boot. What's the latest and greatest? What are you using? Thanks!
     
  2. Tedd Nalls

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    I need this too. I want to start using Linux. If you have any suggestions please let us know
     
  3. dbeavers

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    Will look on my bench at work. I had a few of latest distros.
    Ubuntu is easy but I don't really like the desktop, kbuntu is ok, Debian too
     
  4. bbfpv

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    If you're just starting out, Ubuntu is the most "windows-like" of the Linux flavors.
     
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  5. snerd

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    Yeah, Ubuntu is pretty good for starting out. My favorite is Linux Mint, with the Cinnamon desktop.
     
  6. JKDSensei

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    Been using it for a long long time. But If you do a lot of computer "work" you'll still need a "Vindows masheen"
     
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    I do Kali linux on a bootable USB with persistence built in. Kali may not be the distro you are looking for as it is a security auditing suite. Other distros support bootable USB.
     
  8. Tedd Nalls

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    Thanks mate. I will try it for sure.
     
  9. Tedd Nalls

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    Yes i am using my pc a lot, but i really want to try how it works. The only thing that's worries me is that i play games a lot so i will probably try to install it on separate partition.
     
  10. JKDSensei

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    When you set up an Ubutu distro, it'll let you re-partition your drive (if you have enough free space) so you can install Ubuntu (Linux) alongside Windows. (You already knew this, it's for others :)

    If you're going to get into all this, may I suggest BEFORE you do anything to check into CLONEZILLA?
    I use it a lot and it's a great (FREE) hard disk mirroring software that is extremely handy and has saved my arse MANY times.
     
  11. snerd

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    And I use Filezilla for my FTP program, it's good and free.
     
  12. dbeavers

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    Cent os is a good one to try also if you want a easy install. Haven't done any dual boot on my pc usually use another box to play with so I can blow it up .