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    linux os question

    i got a asus laptop and thanks to some here got mint 20.2 installed. but outside of just using it for browsing it seems a bit difficult to install any programs. i tried to install a few and in order...
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    linux mint questions

    ok today i got my laptop that has a new install of mint. when i logged on it came up and want to install a bunch of items. i guess that is a normal thing with a new install. but before i fill the...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: help installing some linux os on a chromebook

    when i tried to do this and took out the drive i remember about 4 years ago i tried and on the hp they have a jumper on the mother board that somehow prevents that type of tampering. i can take that...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: help installing some linux os on a chromebook

    ok thanks i found out my hp chromebook will not let me change the chrome os. i even took out the drive and put in a new formatted blank drive and it would not let me go to the usb port. so i gave up...
  5. [SOLVED] help installing some linux os on a chromebook

    ok today i took the hard drive out of a chromebook and installed a formatted drive. i have the mint on a stick in the usb on the chromebook and when i started the chromebook and got a note that the...
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    Re: getting to know ubuntu

    thanks i will go there and download that to a stick and try some of the different linx systems. one you tube is talking aobut the kubuntu version and says that is the best one but i will see i guess....
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    Re: getting to know ubuntu

    i guess i'm just trying to get a jump on this before all of a sudden i wind up with win11 and my pc fails to operate as it should. i had that happen with my chromebooks and got in a bind trying to...
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    Re: getting to know ubuntu

    one person here said to install it on a stick and run it form the usb so how big of a thumb stick will i need for these? i have a 16gb stick now but if i need to get a larger stick i will just to...
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    Re: getting to know ubuntu

    ok so can you link me to that one thanks.
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    Re: getting to know ubuntu

    thanks i had one person tell me to look into the mint version on linux. is that a bit better? also does any of the linux operating systems work with the chrome browser, or will i have to use a linux...
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    getting to know ubuntu

    ok i am a win 10 os user and now i see they want to go to win 11 and that win 11 is going to obsolete may older good pcs. does ubuntu work on older pcs? i had chromebooks for years they google...
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    Re: Best OS for a Chromebook?

    to tell you the truth i have not because to me there are a bunch of them and i have no clue what is what. that is why i was asking, to see what the group had in mind for these machines. i expect soon...
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    Re: Best OS for a Chromebook?

    tea for one.
    no i have not considered anything yet. i did try converting an old laptop to a chromebook ans i did get it there but my laptop was not on the certified list ans it did not work good at...
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    Best OS for a Chromebook?

    hi. i'm brand new to this site. i tired to log in yesterday and had all kinds of trouble but today walla. ok this is my dilemma. years ago i used windows machines. like many. then somehow i got...
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    Re: question about ubuntu

    old computer was so badly destroyed by ubuntu i just threw it out. i could not get it to work and the computer geeks at best by could not get it either. it worked good until i installed ubuntu a few...
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    question about ubuntu

    a few years ago i order Ubuntu and installed it on a laptop that program ruined that laptop it made the screen go to like 40 caricatures for the font size and i could never got the laptop to revert...
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