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Post by Patz QuickBASIC Creations » Mon Aug 29, 2005 3:37 pm

You can find mostly any version of Linux for free(thats right) but only with the cost of a CD-R! Just go here!

ftp://ftp-linux.cc.gatech.edu/pub/linux/distributions/

And, yes, I'm trying to convert you... :wink:

And, if you don't want to spend the money on a 50cent CD-R, go here for a free version of UBUNTU, another type of Linux.

http://www.ubuntu.com

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Post by Seb McClouth » Mon Aug 29, 2005 3:39 pm

For any one who want to taste linux... join Qbinux...!!

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Post by The Walrus » Mon Aug 29, 2005 4:15 pm

http://www.linuxiso.org/ also has a lot of distro's, I got my Red Hat Linux and Suse Linux from there.
If swimming is so good for your figure, how do you explain walruses?

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Post by {Nathan} » Mon Aug 29, 2005 6:02 pm

I would, but my laptop broke and even that computer doesn't have enough memory. Plus, who needs that when I have red hat linux professional workstation?
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Post by Patz QuickBASIC Creations » Mon Aug 29, 2005 6:21 pm

You have already joined :P Welcome brother!

Anyway, your laptop might like the sound of this...
http://www.linuxquestions.org/reviews/s ... roduct=222

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Post by Zamaster » Mon Aug 29, 2005 9:03 pm

ewwwwww, Linux! Windows!!!!!!!! It's way easier to work with than any other operating system!
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Post by lurah- » Tue Aug 30, 2005 12:44 am

<-- Ubuntu + Gnome & FluxBox.

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Post by The Walrus » Tue Aug 30, 2005 6:28 am

Zamaster: Or both :) I have Windows XP and SUSE Linux on the same computer.
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Post by lurah- » Tue Aug 30, 2005 7:11 am

The Walrus wrote:Zamaster: Or both :) I have Windows XP and SUSE Linux on the same computer.
Not bad way :wink: I had linux and w98 (yes, you readed it right) on my pc for a long time. w98 gave me all i needed from winshit side, i had no point to install xp here and waste hdd space for nothing.

I removed w98 few weeks ago, but got to commit. Time to time i kind a miss it
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Post by {Nathan} » Tue Aug 30, 2005 8:43 pm

Wait: theres another issue too. I have no linux drivers for my laptop's WIFI card :-p
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Post by {Nathan} » Wed Aug 31, 2005 5:44 am

Does small linux have a C++ compiler on board? Where can I find more stuff about it? It sounds cool!
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Post by Seb McClout » Thu Sep 01, 2005 9:40 am

I don't know if it does, but Linux doesn't have a real C++ compiler but it's call GCC, under GNU license. Use ur bigfriend (Google) to look for the source.

About the Wifi-part, contact the company who build it, or you computersupplier, and ask them if they know about Linux-drivers.

Good luck!

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Post by DrV » Thu Sep 01, 2005 8:45 pm

Seb McClout wrote:I don't know if it does, but Linux doesn't have a real C++ compiler but it's call GCC, under GNU license. Use ur bigfriend (Google) to look for the source.
I'm not sure what this "small linux" you speak of is... but if it is Damn Small Linux, then no, it does not have a C++ compiler on the CD, but yes, you can easily download it in about 3 clicks via the MyDSL system.

The GNU C++ compiler (g++) is part of GCC (the GNU Compiler Collection), which is certainly a real C++ compiler (better standards compilance than many other C++ compilers, including Microsoft's).

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Post by Seb McClouth » Fri Sep 02, 2005 8:33 am

Could be. I don't program under. I just use it!

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Post by Patz QuickBASIC Creations » Fri Sep 02, 2005 6:14 pm

The Walrus wrote:I've tried Linspire 5.0 on my computer and it rules :P It's a great OS with a lot of fancy stuff and good accessories. It's also quick and stable.... So, well, to keep it short: It's a great OS with a lot of functionality and possibilites.

Oh, and the default wallpaper looks nice 8)
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Linspire is a great desktop OS that has a feel like Windows and/or MAC. And I have a promotional code to get it for free! Follow these instructions (yes, it's legal!)

1. Go to http://www.linspire.com
2. Add Linspire 5.0 (digital) to your cart.
3. Click 'Apply Coupon'
4. In the spot after it says 'Linspire 5.0', type in 'JDSWelcome' or 'freespire' (without apostrophes.)
5. Your total will come to: 49.95 - 49.95 = 0.00 (no rebates or strings attached!)
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Post by Zamaster » Fri Sep 02, 2005 9:37 pm

But I mean that you can dig around deep in windows and do things you cant do with other OS's. There also lies a drawback in this feature, its asking to be virused!
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Post by kalc » Fri Sep 09, 2005 6:22 am

Well I've decided to try out Linux so I bought Austrumi on mini-CD off Ebay the other day. It runs off the CD although I havn't recieved it yet to see how good it is.

I have noticed that a lot of Linux users (most of em) hate Windows. Why do I note see Windows users hating Linux? Do Linuxers( :roll: ) only start hating Windows after they become Linuxers :?:
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Post by Patz QuickBASIC Creations » Fri Sep 09, 2005 3:33 pm

The main problem with windows is it's instability and how open it is to viruses. Linux (with very few exceptions) has neither of these problems.

Also, anything you can do with Windows you can do with Linux.

Plus, most versions of linux are free, posibly saving you $100-$200! To get a free version of almost any type of Linux, click the link in my signature.

You can still get Linspire for free by reading my post above.
(and, you can still use FreeBASIC in Linux, which you can't in any present versions of Macintosh (MAC, MAC OS X, etc).)

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Post by lurah- » Sun Sep 11, 2005 1:57 am

PQBC wrote:The main problem with windows is it's instability and how open it is to viruses. Linux (with very few exceptions) has neither of these problems.

Also, anything you can do with Windows you can do with Linux.

Plus, most versions of linux are free, posibly saving you $100-$200! To get a free version of almost any type of Linux, click the link in my signature.

You can still get Linspire for free by reading my post above.
(and, you can still use FreeBASIC in Linux, which you can't in any present versions of Macintosh (MAC, MAC OS X, etc).)
And linux runs in older computers way better. Install xp prof. at 600mhz (196megs ram) pc and use it few weeks. You lost your sense with that combination.

I dont say winshit is total crab, but linux is 10 times better.
Also, anything you can do with Windows you can do with Linux.
Yep.

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Post by {Nathan} » Sun Sep 11, 2005 3:26 pm

Hey, laptops fixed, I just got a few questions and when I get them answered, linux is mine!

how can I get my wireless card working? I heard of some sort of wrappers before...

I need something that will run great on a 600mhz with 128 ram. Any ideas? I got cds.

How can I partition my hard drive without destroying data? Anyone?
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