Upgrading To Linux

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  1. blunt

    blunt Well-Known Member

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    screw linux, get a mac =D
     
  2. xlink

    xlink GR's Tech Enthusiast

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    buy a cheep second hardrive!!!


    put linux on the 2nd HD... have both... its a lot easier than runnning dual boot and a lot less stressfull and prone to risk.
     
  3. cochise

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    i wish mods would pm you when they move your topic...i thought my topic was deleted....i have dled ubuntu install and i friggin love linux....it takes a little getting used to...i am still learning the basics....but its so damn cool...i am still at the stage where you go on the forums and copy and paste all the code...lol...hence my new name...capinux...copy and paste linux is what i am doing right now lol.

    about winehq? are the progs on it free or does it just enable the user to use winblows progs on linux?

    meaning that i wont need dual boot just run wine?
     
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    it just enables you to run windows progs on linux...
     
  5. cochise

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    i think i will have to actually buy ps7 unlike windows....you know what i mean? its okay tho ps7 is cheap on ebay
     
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    only 2 words: always back-up.
     
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    Linux is for servers and hackers, not for general users.
     
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    Thats not true

    I am neither and i am loving it
     
  9. Dappem

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    linux is people that dont want to be beta testers for microsoft...
    !!!!! rember never surf as root!!!!!!!!!!
     
  10. cochise

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    yeah that is part of it..there are tons of reasons why people shift over to linux...thanks for the advice everyone...i have gone to linux and couldnt be happier
     
  11. xlink

    xlink GR's Tech Enthusiast

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    I would like suggestions for a good linux distro, I try fedora core but didn't like it that much. It was incompatable with everything and only supported a screen resolution up to 800*600. I will be building a computer soon and am considering dual boot of XP pro(secondary for gaming and GFX) and of a linux OS. I shouldn't have huge compatability issues this way as I would be on a hardwired internet network.

    Please PM incase I don't see this thread later
     
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    a good linux dist... = debian
     
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    i am kinda pissed... I just tried to make a dual boot with the cd that came with my comp, it had windows me(i know the worst of them all) and the ---- is scratched so it wont work, it told me to call compaq tech and i got some indian lady who i spent over a half hour with...then she tells me...sorry your comp is passed warrently...unless you want spend a ---- ton of money i cant help you...i told to go to hell and now i have to wait till i build my other comp...i am just waiting on a check froma client.
     
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    i thought you all ready got linux installed????
     
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    Maybe explain how you are trying to make a dual boot then we might be able to point out where your going wrong.....
     

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