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  • Is Linux an Operating System or a Kernel? | Linux History & Tech

    Is Linux is an operating system, and if not, why do people call it an operating system? We answer both questions in this video! We dive into a brief explanation of what an Operating System is, what a kernel is, and the history of linux, gnu, and the naming controversy.

    FREE Your Mind aims to provide simple, helpful, and easy-to-understand videos on Linux and Free Software. Thanks for watching! Feel free to ask us questions in the comments, like, and subscribe! :) Cheers.

    Video made with Kdenlive, an open-source video editor: http://kdenlive.org

    3D motion graphics made with Blender, a free, powerful and open-source 3D Animation Suite: http://blender.org
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  • How to download & install Linux Mint WITHOUT losing Windows 10 or your personal files

    If you're interested in Linux Mint, but don't want to lose Windows 10 or your personal files, fear not! You can install Linux Mint along-side Windows on the same PC desktop or laptop! It's called dual-booting, and this video contains 5 easy to understand step-by-step instructions to installing Linux Mint 18.2 and create a dual-boot set-up with Windows 10. Get the best of both worlds, Windows and Linux, today!

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    DOWNLOAD LINKS:
    Deluge (torrent download client) - http://deluge-torrent.org
    Linux Mint 18.2 ISO Image - https://linuxmint.com/edition.php?id=237
    Rufus (Live USB Creator tool) - http://rufus.akeo.ie

    Video made using:
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    Music "EDM Detection Mode" by Kevin Macleod (http://incompetech.com)
    3D laptop model by by 3DHaupt (https://www.blendswap.com/blends/view/69924)

    MORE INFORMATION ON TORRENTS
    Using a torrent or bittorrent client means that you will be downloading the Mint ISO file from other users around the world who are also using a torrent client: it's called a p2p, or peer-to-peer, connection. Once the download is complete, the torrent program will begin "seeding" the Mint ISO. In other words, it will make the Mint ISO file available to other torrent users, and can possibly use your Internet bandwidth to upload the Mind ISO file for other users.

    To stop sharing the Mint ISO file after the download is complete, either uninstall Deluge, or (1) Go into the Deluge program, (2) Right-click on the Mint ISO file name in the main Deluge window, (3) Left-click "Remove torrent", (4) Once the new window opens up, left-click "Remove torrent" again. Deluge will no longer take up your Internet bandwidth to share the ISO file. Good to go! :)
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