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Poll Results: How long have you been using your current, main installation?

 
  • 24% (50)
    less then a month
  • 23% (47)
    less then six months
  • 14% (30)
    less then a year
  • 24% (49)
    less then three years
  • 13% (27)
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post #31 of 4043
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Originally Posted by jrl1357 View Post

Has any one here tried joli os? Its supposed to be a chrome os type netbook distro and i was considering installing it on an older netbook and giving it to my cosin for his birthday (hes 5) wondering if its any good. I considerd lubuntu, but i think a simpler cloud based one might be better for him

Should be fine for a kid but it's GUI is pad fad orientated. If you want to get a person to like Linux on a desktop/real computer you should give them something with LXDE, XFCE, KDE, and E17 for full fledged DEs or let them pick their own WMs. Honestly, KDE and E17 are the real show stoppers in my opinion. I'll never understand why Gnome got all the love.

PS: Add me..add me! rolleyes.gif

PS again: Instead of toting the whole "free of cost thing"....say something like...why pick OSes that think you're stupid and that you shouldn't have freedom of choice? We shouldn't have to "sell" Linux by sounding like a bunch of freeloaders and that way you're not just picking on MS.
     
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post #32 of 4043
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Should be fine for a kid but it's GUI is pad fad orientated. If you want to get a person to like Linux on a desktop/real computer you should give them something with LXDE, XFCE, KDE, and E17 for full fledged DEs or let them pick their own WMs. Honestly, KDE and E17 are the real show stoppers in my opinion. I'll never understand why Gnome got all the love.
PS: Add me..add me! rolleyes.gif
PS again: Instead of toting the whole "free of cost thing"....say something like...why pick OSes that think you're stupid and that you shouldn't have freedom of choice? We shouldn't have to "sell" Linux by sounding like a bunch of freeloaders and that way you're not just picking on MS.

“Think of ‘free speech,’ not ‘free beer.’”

-- Richard Stallman
post #33 of 4043
Add me! thumb.gif

Linux isn't my primary desktop OS, but for server use and F@H (on CPU) the choice is a no brainer.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rookie1337 View Post

PS again: Instead of toting the whole "free of cost thing"....say something like...why pick OSes that think you're stupid and that you shouldn't have freedom of choice? We shouldn't have to "sell" Linux by sounding like a bunch of freeloaders and that way you're not just picking on MS.

Exactly. I chose to switch from WHSv1 to Debian on my homeserver because it's so much more configurable/reliable, not because it's free of cost.
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post #34 of 4043
Ill join. Been using Ubuntu on a few of my home PC's for folding and for just playing around.

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post #35 of 4043
Count me in! Linux needs more love biggrin.gif
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post #36 of 4043
Well I'm having "fun" with my Amazon EC2 Linux server. Never knew how easy CLI is until you are forced to use it. The key is one of my most used keys now.
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post #37 of 4043
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^good points^

All added. The freedom of speech vs free beer is a good one, ill change my signature later. The one is my sig is more a diss on ms then something about linux.

About joli, im not really looking for a full powered os, its more of a toy
post #38 of 4043
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@jrl1357: Yeah I guess you could call Joli a toy OS. Just like I would consider iOS and Android.
     
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post #40 of 4043
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Added! Ill make a joli soon to give it a shot
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