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    Re: which search machines are good.

    I use DuckDuckGo and find most things I search for most of the time.

    When I can't find what I'm searching for using DuckDuckGo than I use Google which I have bookmarked.

    No one search engine is...
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    Re: Why Ubuntu instead of Manjaro?

    Yeah the closest thing to a rolling release that I use is MX-19 and Antix-19 and both work great OOTB.

    Antix-19 is somewhat of a hands on Linux Distro and can be a PITA sometimes but fun and it's...
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    Re: Another 'back to ubuntu' thread : )

    The Wife uses Windows 10 Pro and had to create a Microsoft account to receive the free Windows 10 update and she uses Office 365 online for zero cost.

    I can even use Microsoft Office 365 for zero...
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    Re: Why Ubuntu instead of Manjaro?

    From my experience most Ubuntu LTS Distros work great without problems on all of my old outdated Frankenstein builds and I choose the Ubuntu LTS Distro with the preferred user interface I want. ;)
  5. Re: what advantage will I have to install ubuntu over other OS?

    A good read.

    http://linux.oneandoneis2.org/LNW.htm
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    Re: Why Ubuntu instead of Manjaro?

    I've had issues with Manjaro after updates not always though but quite a bit and I was using the LTS / stable kernel however Manjaro is a rolling release and when it was working it did work well.
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  7. Peppermint project lead Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec) has passed away.

    R.I.P Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec).:(

    https://forum.peppermintos.com/index.php/topic,9283.0.html
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    Re: Lubuntu forum ? which to use

    I've always received excellent help here although input from different forums might offer more options to find a solution.

    I wasn't aware that Lubuntu had it's own forum guess I'm out of touch.
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    Re: Why are you a active forum member

    Mmm coffee. Mmm donuts.
  10. Re: an ad on youtube for a bootable memory stick

    I hate to be the negative one but you can do the same thing with Puppy Linux and I believe with some other Linux distros using persistence.

    Nothing is mentioned about hardware compatibility or...
  11. Re: an ad on youtube for a bootable memory stick

    Perhaps this is what you saw.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WewmXdrugYg
  12. Thread: Happy Holidays

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    Re: Happy Holidays

    Merry Christmas! Ubuntu Forums
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    Re: New Ubuntu Version?

    I have several Dell Optiplex 380 desktops with e7500 processor and 4.0 GB DDR3 memory and these desktops will run Ubuntu 18.04 with those specs although I'd recommend a light weight Ubuntu flavour.
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  14. Re: Best Linux distro for 32 bits old computer with 1 or 2GB ram?

    Peppermint 9 and Peppermint 10 are 32 bit and 64 bit and supported until 2023 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS underneath.

    https://peppermintos.com/2019/05/peppermint-10-released/

    https://peppermintos.com/
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  15. Re: What computer treasures have you found outside of the major stores?

    I've found excellent deals on eBay buried in the far back ads for next to nothing.

    Unless you need a super big SSD / HDD Newegg has 120 GB SSDs for under $20.00 and they work great for Linux.
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    Re: Ubuntu 19.10 Cinnamon Remix

    I'll just stay with the good old Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with Gnome because unlike a lot of users I like Gnome and have no complaints with it on my old outdated desktop computers. :D
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    Re: Does latest Ubuntu have 32 bits version?

    I agree MX-19 Linux is an excellent choice.

    https://mxlinux.org/
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    Re: Does latest Ubuntu have 32 bits version?

    Here's 32 bit Linux distro Peppermint 10 and it's an excellent Ubuntu based / built Linux distro that's easy to use and doesn't use a lot of system resources it also has an excellent forum.
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  19. Thread: asus machines

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    Re: asus machines

    I've have a few desktops with Asus motherboards and the older Asus motherboards seem to like Linux better than the newer Asus motherboards.

    I've had to buy sound cards in the newer ones (Z87 Pro...
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    Re: Do you watch movies regularly ?

    Sometimes the Wife and I go to lunch and then go to the matinee they are cheap in the afternoon $3.50 per person.

    We're retired in our sixties and can do what we want whenever we want and always...
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    Re: My savings using Linux

    People running Windows only I don't think would ever be on a Linux forum.

    All of my posts were / are based as a desktop Linux user as I've no need for a sever.

    I'm gone and won't be a bother...
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    Re: My savings using Linux

    Exactly.

    I agree that it would be cool having a new powerful home built energy efficient computer however I don't need anything super fast as my computer needs are very minimal and what I already...
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    Re: My savings using Linux

    Buying new desktops isn't going to save enough to justify the cost of 2 brand new computers and I'm not impressed with the cheap quality of today's electronics.

    We bought a new flat screen TV and...
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    Re: My savings using Linux

    Unfortunately I'm the only Linux user in my household.

    The Wife refuses to use anything except Windows and fortunately Windows 10 update / upgrade was free and since she has a Microsoft account...
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    Re: Plant based "Meats". Your opinion?

    I agree I want real meat and not no substitute.


    What exactly has been added to make the substitute beef hamburger / sausage.

    I've tried the beef hamburger and the sausage and the beef...
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