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AndyMH
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Re: What do you do with Linux?

#31 Post by AndyMH » Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:34 pm

I began with Corel Linux
Wasn't that Xandros? which is where I started with linux in the early 2000's. I use linux for everything (almost - do have win7 in a VM for those odd sites that insist on IE and for word and excel).
T430 i7-3632QM Mint 18.3 Cinnamon, T420 Mint 18.3 Cinnamon, T410 dual boot win7/mint 17.3, T60 Mint 19 Mate

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Re: What do you do with Linux?

#32 Post by Dekks » Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:57 pm

edik wrote:
Fri Nov 03, 2017 5:08 pm
tp-smapi-dkms
acpi-call-dkms
I think both of these modules work only on the T430 and X430 series and lower, on any newer machines they either don't load or don't report battery cycle information...
I know it's an old post but to set things straight... for older than t430 use tp-smapi, for t430 and newer use acpi-call
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Re: What do you do with Linux?

#33 Post by skx » Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:35 pm

Thinkpad4by3 wrote:
Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:20 pm
I'm a Windows person and I'm just curious, what do you Linux for, and is it Linux only?
Everything you do and more :wink: Leave your digital handcuffs behind and join us on the other side 8)

//long time Debian user
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ThinkPad X230: i5-3320M CPU 3.3GHz - 8GB RAM 1600 MHz - SSD 860 EVO 500GB - Debian Stretch

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Re: What do you do with Linux?

#34 Post by azrielle » Fri Aug 03, 2018 1:44 am

I use Win7 for uTorrent, EditPadPro, and 7Zip, because I am familiar with the interfaces. Anything else I can use either OS for, e.g. Calibre, Yacreader, VLC, LibreOffice, Geany, Opera...

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