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What happened to M$py force feeding Enterprise Edition with ads too? Did they back down on that or is that something they will sneak in in an 'update' later on because customers are dying for it?

 

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What is the best Linux distro currently?

There's not really a "best" distro, it's finding the one that is best suited for you. I prefer Linux Mint MATE.

And I use Mint Cinnamon so it all depends on preference.

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New GPU's won't be supported by windows 7

What's this about GPUs not being supported?

Yeah, can someone elaborate on this? This isn't something I've heard. Are AMD and Nvidia not gonna release future drivers for windows 7?
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There's not really a "best" distro, it's finding the one that is best suited for you. I prefer Linux Mint MATE.

Maybe I should reword it differently. Which one do you think I can get the wife to adopt with least resistance? biggrin.gif
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I have disabled Cortana using group policy, will the new update or changes revert that?

Gone, that is the point.

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Yeah, can someone elaborate on this? This isn't something I've heard. Are AMD and Nvidia not gonna release future drivers for windows 7?

Windows isn't supporting old CPU's and stuff going forward, but I think on the GPU side the poster was more referring to not allowing DX12 library on previous versions of windows.


Vive la Vulkan!
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Maybe I should reword it differently. Which one do you think I can get the wife to adopt with least resistance? biggrin.gif

I say check out Linux Mint MATE. It's very simple to use. Can always boot it from a flash drive to test it out before installing it.
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Maybe I should reword it differently. Which one do you think I can get the wife to adopt with least resistance? biggrin.gif
https://solus-project.com/ Ive been enjoying the simplicity of this one.
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Only a matter of time till we see independently managed Win10 branches at this rate. As much as the people running the show would probably not be the most trustworthy either. But hey, they won't install dumb apps for you or push updates that will change your settings to do so.
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https://solus-project.com/ Ive been enjoying the simplicity of this one.

I saw you mention this one earlier. Going to check it out.
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I've been using the enterprise edition for months now on the fast ring update and I haven't seen any downside using it over Pro. In fact, it appears to be less buggy and somewhat smoother/snappier feeling. This does suck for Pro users though. I have come to enjoy W10 very much now. As long as they keep the enterprise edition like it is, I'll stay with it. I went back to 7 a few months ago after 2 years of 8/10 usage and there is no way I would ever go back to 7. I feels akin to going from Win 7 to XP now. I'm not defending MS by any means. It's a very crappy move to restrict the Pro version even further but I encourage anyone that like 10 or wants to try it to use the enterprise version regardless of restrictions. It's a much better build than Home or Pro, especially with the newest anniversary builds. They have added a ton of new features and fixed more bugs than I could count. It's very polished compared to the 1511_10586 (non insider preview) build that most people use.
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There's not really a "best" distro, it's finding the one that is best suited for you. I prefer Linux Mint MATE.

Maybe I should reword it differently. Which one do you think I can get the wife to adopt with least resistance? biggrin.gif

The Ubuntu branch and Suse ones are the easiest to use. Mint, Ubuntu and their derivatives have massive support forums as there are tens of thousands of experts ready to help. Gaming isn't that great as drivers are lacking and support from developers is still nowhere near it is as with Windows. If Sony had used Linux instead of BSD things would have been better but they decided on BSD instead.

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