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    Pete, an American expat living in the Philippines

    Installi Installing Zorin 15.3 with Virtualbox now. This is fun and a real learning experience for me. Thanks everyone for the warm welcome here!
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    Pete, an American expat living in the Philippines

    Condobloke, I figured out that I need to enable VTx on my HP, which I did yesterday. I then ran a "Try Zorin" install with Virtualbox. After that, I chatted with a shipmate from years past and he said do a "Full install" using Virtualbox, which I will do today. So now I have learned how to...
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    Pete, an American expat living in the Philippines

    And it runs beautifully! and it runs beautifully
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    Pete, an American expat living in the Philippines

    I was trying to use Virtualbox, but I think I need to enable VTX? on my HP. So... last night I went a different route and installed Zorin 15.2 (duel boot) on an old Asus with a USB. It was so less complicated. I think I will do this with my HP too.
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    Newbie

    I was trying to use Virtualbox, but I think I need to enable VTX? on my HP. So... last night I went a different route and installed Zorin 15.2 (duel boot) on an old Asus with a USB. It was so less complicated. I think I will do this with my HP too.
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    I feel like I need to wear a "Dunce cap" and sit in the corner. Several attempts at Zorin 15.2...

    I feel like I need to wear a "Dunce cap" and sit in the corner. Several attempts at Zorin 15.2 Education install with Virtualbox have failed. I'm starting at square one and using the Linux tutorial. Hopefully I'll get it right this time
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    Pete, an American expat living in the Philippines

    That will be the first and last time
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    Pete, an American expat living in the Philippines

    In Lucena City, about three hours south of Manila (Quezon province)
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    Pete, an American expat living in the Philippines

    Hello everyone, My name is Philip Peter Madlem and I go by the moniker "Pete". I'm an retired US NAvy Vietnam era vet/retired chef and I have been residing in the Philippines since 2002/03. A number of years ago I entertained the idea of trying to run a Linux distro but quickly found myself...
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    Newbie

    Will do Chris!
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    Newbie

    This is a freaking AWESOME forum! Thanks to every one of you for your recommendations. I am leaning towards Zorin Education 64 bit iso but I want to also take a look at Mint. I am basically a video watcher, messenger chatter, word proccesser user, picture and video sharer (a novice) book and...
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    Newbie

    Ok, so I can use a usb and something like "Rufus" and run my Linux from the boot menu correct? and then eventually decide if I want to totally walk away from Windows? I have 11.9 Gigs of Ram available
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    Newbie

    Ok, so I can use a usb and something like "Rufus" and run my Linux from the boot menu correct? and then eventually decide if I want to totally walk away from Windows? I have 11.9 Gigs of Ram available
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    Newbie

    Being a newbie, I need to ask... when you say "erase my entire Disk" are you referring to the USB or my laptop? Can I save the exsisting files I have on my laptop now?
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