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    Yesterday, 04:26 PM
    mzee started a thread Backing up a Linux OS in PressF1
    I use both active@image and AOMIE to backup Windows. I tried to back up Linux Mint by making a Raw Image with active@ but it estimated 9 hours to do...
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    Yesterday, 04:02 PM
    I gave up! Have now installed Linux Mint, no problems at all, even installed my printers with a package manager (has 2). Everything is simple &...
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    19-08-2017, 08:15 PM
    mzee replied to a thread Old Age and Linux in PC World Chat
    I use Fatdog64. If your PC is 64bit, this is a very useful OS which can dual boot with Windows. You can download an iso file and burn it to a CD, or...
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    19-08-2017, 07:43 PM
    I have installed Fatdog64 in its own ext4 partition. This works well except that the grub4dos loader has to be on a USB stick This is not too much of...
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    19-08-2017, 12:32 PM
    dugimodo replied to a thread Old Age and Linux in PC World Chat
    Another way to try linux is in a virtual machine, works really well in Virtualbox and there's no need for a flash drive. I find it kind of trippy on...
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    19-08-2017, 10:53 AM
    I have been trying to install various versions of Linux on a HP Stream 11 Pro G3 Notebook PC without success. OS Name Microsoft Windows 10 Pro...
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    18-08-2017, 04:13 PM
    dugimodo replied to a thread Old Age and Linux in PC World Chat
    There is definitely a learning curve, but then again a lot of stuff simply works and the installer is no harder to use than windows. I initially had...
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    18-08-2017, 03:58 PM
    I was tempted to destroy a $10 warehouse black wire basket and use the mesh last time I attached a fan to something, but then I found a grill online...
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    18-08-2017, 03:43 PM
    dugimodo replied to a thread Old Age and Linux in PC World Chat
    Linux MINT XFCE - download it, use Rufus to burn it to a flash drive, boot off the drive and have a play - it's pretty much fully functional without...
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    17-08-2017, 11:14 AM
    dugimodo replied to a thread Sound is low in PressF1
    Youtube has it's own volume control, the speaker icon below the video - make sure it hasn't got turned down. Also right click the speaker icon in...
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    15-08-2017, 08:49 AM
    Looks like crooks are everywhere and getting more and more!
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    14-08-2017, 11:49 AM
    If it is a router you can still use it, just has to be reconfigured as a switch/ access point. Some have an option to do this otherwise you can...
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    14-08-2017, 10:19 AM
    dugimodo replied to a thread Groan in PC World Chat
    Step 1 of installing an OS on an old laptop - make sure you have all the drivers.
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