linux os

  1. sujatha90

    Which Linux OS is The Best Alternative for Windows OS

    Hello friends, Currently iam using windows 10 in my PC. I want to move to Linux based Operating System. I want to know the best alternative Linux based OS for Windows. The OS should be fulfill the basic requirements. Thank You.
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    Two instances of chrome os. SingletonLock and SingletonCookie error.

    I restarted my chromebook and it asked for a login password and passphrase. After logging in I realized my settings, apps, and extensions were missing as if it were a new user logging in. I tried to remove the passphrase by ´´reset sync´´ it only erased the data which was showing all the tabs...
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    Non root user change password in LINUX

    How a non-root user can change his own password when he does not have write permission to the /etc/shadow? and please explain how passwd is able to write to the /etc/shadow file.
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    Your recommendation on a Linux OS for a beginner

    Hello All, I am new in the Linux world and trying to learn the basics with your help. I am planning to install a Linux OS to one of my old laptops, so I can experience and make practice with Linux commands. What Linux made would you guys recommend? I see that there are a lot of different Linux...
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    Linux Distributions

    I am new to Linux OS and I quickly noticed that there are a lot of distributions of Linux. Is there a good way to find out what all the different distributions are made for, like a book or something?
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    Looking For Lightweight Distro

    I am looking for a lightweight distro that I can use on a thin client right now and later replace with a raspberry pi. I need the thin client/raspberry pi to stream a video to and from a monitor attached to it and display a page with upcoming scheduled visits. I need it to be lightweight...
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    Installing Linux Mint

    I have posted to this site before about not being able to install Linux Mint on my HP Laptop. Stay away from HP. It will not accept any Linux distro. I just installed Linux Mint 18.1 with Cinnamon on my other computer a Gateway (they don't make them anymore). It took about 5 seconds for the...
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    how can we optimize linux for one particular application

    Hi, I am new here, but I have an interesting question. Is there any way to optimize linux operating system for only one application. Lets suppose I have a single board computer and I want only music player to run it. How do you do that... In this case, booting should be lightening fast. I...
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    linux equivalent of server 2000?

    I was given a pre war [lol] laptop. It has a actiontec moden card in it, 2x 64MB ram and 2 unknown cpu's but I bet they are 1ghz each. It had win-server 2000 installed on it. I was thinking on dropping kali on it because it has a floppy and a cdrom drive and a bunch of added ports for...