You are Here:
Linux Lite 4.0 Beta has been released. See the Release Announcements Section.




Goodbye Win10, Hello Linux Lite

Author (Read 1405 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Goodbye Win10, Hello Linux Lite
« on: April 09, 2017, 06:48:18 PM »
 

Derfdog

  • New to Forums
  • *
  • 1
    Posts
  • Country: us
  • Reputation: 1
  • Linux Lite Member

  • Linux Lite: 3.4 64bit

  • CPU: Intel 3540 2.16GHz

  • MEMORY: 4Gb

  • VIDEO CARD: onboard intel HD
Got tired of Windows and their blessed updates that seem to break stuff.
Been trying different distros for the past 3 weeks going through about 6 different versions, really liked Mint but it seemed so slow on my system.  Had high hopes for Puppy Slacko 64 bit because it was fast, but I was having graphic issues that could not be resolved as a newbie linux person.
Tried Lite 3 days ago and it clicked.

Thanks
Derfdog
 


Re: Goodbye Win10, Hello Linux Lite
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2017, 07:27:55 PM »
 

bitsnpcs

  • Platinum Level Poster
  • **********
  • 2292
    Posts
  • Country: 00
  • Reputation: 236

  • Linux Lite: 3.2 64bit
Hello Derfdog,

Welcome to the forum and Linux Lite  :)
 

Re: Goodbye Win10, Hello Linux Lite
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2017, 10:27:52 PM »
 

Jerry

  • Linux Lite Creator
  • Administrator
  • Platinum Level Poster
  • *****
  • 6005
    Posts
  • Country: nz
  • Reputation: 535
  • Linux Lite Member
    • Linux Lite OS

  • Linux Lite: 3.8 64bit

  • CPU: Intel Xeon Dual CPU's E5645 2.4GHz 12 Cores

  • MEMORY: 16Gb

  • VIDEO CARD: nVidia GeForce GTX 960
Love hearing these stories. Welcome Derfdog, you don't need Windows, Windows needs you :)
Download your free copy of Linux Lite today.

Jerry Bezencon
Linux Lite Creator

Learn to use your emotions to think, not think with your emotions.



 

Re: Goodbye Win10, Hello Linux Lite
« Reply #3 on: April 10, 2017, 04:49:45 AM »
 

Jocklad

  • PayPal Supporter
  • I come here a lot
  • *****
  • 434
    Posts
  • Country: scotland
  • Reputation: 60
  • Linuxlite Member

  • Linux Lite: 3.8 64bit

  • CPU: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G630 @ 2.70GHz

  • MEMORY: 8Gb
Welcome Derfdog  :)
 

Re: Goodbye Win10, Hello Linux Lite
« Reply #4 on: April 10, 2017, 07:17:54 AM »
 

TMG1961

  • I come here a lot
  • *****
  • 466
    Posts
  • Country: nl
  • Reputation: 67
  • Linux Lite Member

  • Linux Lite: 3.8 64bit

  • CPU: Dual core Intel Celeron N2830

  • MEMORY: 8Gb

  • VIDEO CARD: Intel Atom Processor Z36xxx/Z37xxx Series Graphics & Display
Welcome
Life on earth is expensive but it does include a free trip around the sun.
 

Re: Goodbye Win10, Hello Linux Lite
« Reply #5 on: April 10, 2017, 08:16:19 AM »
 

banko

  • Forum Regular
  • ***
  • 149
    Posts
  • Country: gb
  • Reputation: 16
  • Linux Lite Member

  • Linux Lite: 3.6 64bit

  • CPU: Dual core Celeron CPU T3300 (-MCP-)

  • MEMORY: 4Gb

  • VIDEO CARD: Intel Mobile 4 Series Integrated
A warm welcome from the UK  :) :) :)

Keith.
 

Re: Goodbye Win10, Hello Linux Lite
« Reply #6 on: April 10, 2017, 08:24:30 AM »
 

firenice03

  • Rockin' the FREE World
  • Gold Level Poster
  • *******
  • 883
    Posts
  • Country: us
  • Reputation: 180
  • Linux Lite Member

  • Linux Lite: 3.8 64bit

  • CPU: AMD Phenom II X2

  • MEMORY: 8Gb

  • VIDEO CARD: AMD/ATI RS880
Welcome!!!  ;D ;D 8) 8)
LL 3.8 32 bit Dell Inspiron Mini - Atom N270 1.6Ghz - 1GB - Intel Mobile 945GSE Express
LL 3.8 64 bit HP 6005- AMD Phenom II X2 - 8GB - AMD/ATI RS880 (HD4200)
LL 3.8 64 bit Test UEFI Kangaroo (Mobile Desktop) - Atom X5-Z8500 1.44Ghz - 2GB - Intel HD Graphics
RETIRED LL 2.8 64 bit Dell Optiplex 160 (Thin) - Atom 230 1.6Ghz - 4GB-SiS 771/671 PCIE VGA
Running Linux Lite since LL2.2
 

Re: Goodbye Win10, Hello Linux Lite
« Reply #7 on: April 10, 2017, 10:25:14 AM »
 

torreydale

  • PayPal Supporter
  • Platinum Level Poster
  • *****
  • 1330
    Posts
  • Country: us
  • Reputation: 220
  • * Forum Moderator *

  • Linux Lite: 3.8 64bit

  • CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3230M CPU @ 2.60GHz

  • MEMORY: 16Gb

  • VIDEO CARD: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller
@Derfdog,

Welcome to the forum.  Glad you made it.  I think I know what you mean about Puppy.  I don't really understand it.  I can't imagine using it full time or recommending it to a friend or family member.  But lots of folks do like it, and I'm happy when a distro finds its audience. 

Hard to believe Mint was slow on your machine.  Were you using their KDE version?  I like Mint and I'm glad they realize their updates offering can be off-putting for some users.  I can just see people I know being worried about installing a level 4 or level 5 update fearing it might hurt their machine.  In a recent blog post on the Mint site, they recognize this and are making changes.  Things are simpler here with Linux Lite, and therefore easier for me to use and recommend.
Want to thank me?  Click my [Thank] link.
 


Tags:
 


Linux Lite 4.0 Beta has been released. See the Release Announcements Section.