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Can I install Linux?

 
 
rosborne979
 
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Reply Mon 2 Feb, 2015 10:53 am
@parados,
parados wrote:
Check your virtualbox settings. You should be able to get 128mb for video, 256mb if you enable 2d/3d settings. That should give you true color. Aero doesn't like to run when running Windows in virtualbox but the graphic resolution shouldn't be low.
That's ok. I prefer to access all of my OS versions through RDP windows. I'm not interested in running them through the virtual box interface. But thanks for the info anyway.
parados
 
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Reply Mon 2 Feb, 2015 11:49 am
@rosborne979,
There should be a way to adjust screen resolution in RDP as well.

http://blog2.emptycrate.com/content/using-non-standard-resolutions-virtualbox-rdp
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NehaSharma9776
 
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Reply Mon 9 Mar, 2015 01:35 am
If you are an networking engineer then only install because its only work on command otherwise go for windows only.
Wilso
 
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Reply Mon 9 Mar, 2015 06:44 pm
@NehaSharma9776,
Did you read the original post? Or any of my other posts?
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ulinka
 
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Reply Sat 7 May, 2016 03:58 pm
@Wilso,
I would not use linux, too many bugs
Wilso
 
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Reply Mon 9 May, 2016 05:30 pm
@ulinka,
ulinka wrote:

I would not use linux, too many bugs


Because windows is so smooth???
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selectmytutor
 
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Reply Thu 19 May, 2016 04:03 am
@Wilso,
Yes, you can install Linux using USB drive.
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maxdancona
 
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Reply Thu 19 May, 2016 07:54 am
@ulinka,
I use Linux every day, both at work and at home.

What bugs are you talking about?
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Wilso
 
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Reply Sun 23 May, 2021 04:36 am
Bit of an update now years later. I had 2 Dell Optiplex 960’s, one with Windows 7 and one with Windows 10, that had both gone the way of the aforementioned laptop. Were so slow they were basically unusable, and suffered various crashes and freezes. I’ve wiped both of them and installed Ubuntu 21.04, and they are both running almost like brand new machines. In fact, they make my 18-month-old Mac look like a complete dog. So good, that if I was buying a new PC now, I would buy it OS free, and use Linux from day one.
engineer
 
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Reply Sun 23 May, 2021 06:18 am
@Wilso,
I'm going to try booting from a CD on one of my old systems to see what happens. I'm going to use the Mint version of Linux. I'll report back on what happens.
Wilso
 
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Reply Sun 23 May, 2021 07:13 am
@engineer,
Cool. I want to hear all about it
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Wilso
 
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Reply Sat 29 May, 2021 07:06 pm
Without explaining my entire entertainment system set-up, I needed to get sound over the displayport output from the PC - instead of using the onboard stereo sound line-out. The architecture of the machine was so old that there was no sound from the inbuilt display port. Bought a Radeon video card for $28 - installed it and got my sound. So easy.
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