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    Thumbs up Linux Q4Os - brilliant.

    I have a Dell Mini 10 notebook with an Atom processor. It originally had a Chinese version of Windows 7 Starter. Was not able to play YouTube without overheating, & continual buffering. I tried a lot of different versions of Linux with not much improvement. I discovered Linux Q4Os, a brilliant OS which you can build from bare bones to suit your device. It is amazing, has completely transformed the Dell. It plays Steam Trains on YouTube with no buffering, sound video are in sync, and it doesn't overheat. Totally usable. Q4Os works in all manner of computers, you can have it any size you want. It has an excellent range of software to choose from. Makes an excellent substitute for Chrome OS.

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    Default Re: Linux Q4Os - brilliant.

    that sounds quite useful for running on old hardware.
    Tweak it till it breaks

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    Default Re: Linux Q4Os - brilliant.

    Quote Originally Posted by mzee View Post
    . I discovered Linux Q4Os.
    Thanks for that, could be the thing for my brothers laptop.
    Ex-pctek

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    Default Re: Linux Q4Os - brilliant.

    Sounds great, I'll try it.

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    Default Re: Linux Q4Os - brilliant.

    I've since discovered it's only 32bit.
    Ex-pctek

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    Default Re: Linux Q4Os - brilliant.

    Quote Originally Posted by piroska View Post
    I've since discovered it's only 32bit.
    Did you download the correct version ?? The download page offers 64Bit

    https://q4os.org/downloads1.html

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    Default Re: Linux Q4Os - brilliant.

    Quote Originally Posted by piroska View Post
    I've since discovered it's only 32bit.
    Q40 From a VM

    How to find if Linux is running on 32-bit or 64-bit
    1.Open the Linux terminal application.
    2.Type uname -a to print system information.
    3.Run getconf LONG_BIT to see if Linux kernel is 32 or 64 bit.
    says 64

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    Default Re: Linux Q4Os - brilliant.

    Quote Originally Posted by piroska View Post
    I've since discovered it's only 32bit.
    even better for those with old hardware.
    make use of that old pc/laptop.
    Tweak it till it breaks

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    Default Re: Linux Q4Os - brilliant.

    Quote Originally Posted by tweak'e View Post
    even better for those with old hardware.
    make use of that old pc/laptop.
    You can get both 32 & 64 bit

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    Default Re: Linux Q4Os - brilliant.

    I have also installed on a laptop.
    Easy install and works flawless and fast. Printer worked straight off. Fast booting and restarting.

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