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Can't change what we have no control over "Progress" and we either move ahead or get left behind nothing lasts forever.

No complaints. :)


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GNU/Linux Discussion / Re: People's dislike for Ubuntu
« on: September 16, 2019, 10:58:26 am »
I've used quite a few different Linux Distros and they all work well on my old desktops.

From the system resource hungry mainstream flagships to the small footprint lightweight Linux Distros.

The only differences I found were resource usage and user interface and one Linux Distro wasn't any better than another Linux Distro.

I can find something wrong with every Linux Distro I've tried or I've used or I'm using now.

Certain Linux Distros work better with certain computers and their hardware and the trick is to match the Linux Distro to the computer and hardware it is going to be installed on and used on.

I install and use OOTB and add very little extras and very rarely have any problems.

If for some reason Ubuntu was to disappear (I doubt that will happen)  I'd migrate to Debian.








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General Discussion / Re: Well.... all.....I left..... :(
« on: September 09, 2019, 10:36:34 am »
Debian / Ubuntu base / built Linux Distros work well on most all computers I've installed it on and yes there are going to be a few quirks here and there depending on the hardware in my experience.

If you're going for the full Debian experience than you must learn the Debian ways and don't expect a lot of help from certain Debian forums because certain Debian forums expect Debian users to learn the basics etc.

I like Debian based / built Linux distros as they are rock solid stable or at least the ones I use are.

All Linux Distros are good learning experience I'm always learning new stuff about Linux.

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General Discussion / Re: [Solved] Peppermint 9 vs Peppermint 10
« on: September 06, 2019, 05:34:26 am »
Cool. 8)

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General Discussion / Re: [Solved] Peppermint 9 vs Peppermint 10
« on: September 05, 2019, 10:58:43 am »
Incidentally, last night I updated the kernel in my 'Road Warrior' lappy => Linux 5.2.x

Peppermint 7 lives, to fight another day  ;D
You updated Peppermint 7 to the linux-5-2-kernel.

How does everything run since Peppermint 7 I believe is 16.04 Xenial based and an older kernel.


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General Discussion / Re: STUDY: Patience Thresholds Lower Than Ever Before
« on: September 05, 2019, 09:14:45 am »
[snip]
think about all the traditional jobs Man used to do?
Progress changes some traditional jobs that people used to do but should create new jobs but may not always be the case.  :-\

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General Discussion / Re: [Solved] Peppermint 9 vs Peppermint 10
« on: September 05, 2019, 06:46:20 am »
Thanks to everyone.

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General Discussion / Re: STUDY: Patience Thresholds Lower Than Ever Before
« on: September 04, 2019, 02:47:37 pm »
Wow according to the article in this link  (https://www.studyfinds.org/hurry-up-modern-patience-thresholds-lower-than-ever-before-survey-finds/) everything upsets today's generation which doesn't surprise me at all.

Today's generation doesn't seem to be able to cope well with a lot of things that people out of my generation just dealt with and handled as it came up. (I'm 67 years old)


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General Discussion / Re: Peppermint 9 vs Peppermint 10
« on: September 04, 2019, 02:24:28 pm »
Hello PCNetSpec,


I had seen that how to post whilst grazing the forum.

Personally I see no need for moving from Peppermint 9 to Peppermint 10 unless Peppermint 10 is more secure due to the HWE Stack Kernel.

Peppermint 9 Respin is running great on my 12 year old desktop and I was just curious if Peppermint 10 offered any advantage over Peppermint 9 and that was my only reason.

I'll just keep Peppermint 9 as it's working good and I like staying with a working Linux Distro.  :)


Thanks

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General Discussion / Re: Peppermint 9 vs Peppermint 10
« on: September 04, 2019, 11:49:06 am »
Hello VinDSL,


Peppermint 9 and Peppermint 10 are both 18.04 based so can kicking down the road should be the same imo.

Yeah I'm not much into jumping into the latest release unless there is something new and  I really need it.

One of the things I like about Peppermint is that it pretty much from release to end doesn't change.  8)

I don't believe I've ever run an OS Linux or Windows where I couldn't update to a current browser.  :-\

Perhaps I'll take Slim Fatz advice and wait for Peppermint 10 Respin and install it on a different desktop.  :)


Thanks

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General Discussion / Re: Peppermint 9 vs Peppermint 10
« on: September 04, 2019, 07:05:12 am »
Hello Slim Fatz,

Cool sounds like like good advice.

I'm using Peppermint 9 Respin now and it works great.


Thanks.

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General Discussion / [Solved] Peppermint 9 vs Peppermint 10
« on: September 03, 2019, 08:39:39 pm »
Hello forums,

I'm curious if there is any advantage of using Peppermint 10 over Peppermint 9.

Thanks.

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General Discussion / Re: 32 bit Petition
« on: June 25, 2019, 11:59:58 am »
FWIW.

https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2019/06/ubuntu-reverses-decision-will-now-support-32-bit-apps

Update.

I find a few things in this article particularly interesting.

https://itsfoss.com/ubuntu-19-10-drops-32-bit-support/


I doubt any of this will affect me although I may be wrong but if it should I'll just migrate back to Debian.

I'm beginning to understand why Clem Lefebvre and the Linux Mint Devs is placing a lot of emphasis on LMDE as it's all beginning to make sense now.

https://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=3633

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General Discussion / Re: 32 bit Petition
« on: June 25, 2019, 01:23:31 am »
OK that makes sense.

Thanks  :)


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General Discussion / Re: 32 bit Petition
« on: June 25, 2019, 01:00:47 am »
So would dropping all 32 bit everything effect all users or just certain users as I'm still somewhat confused as to exactly what would change.


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