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  • Unix vs Linux

    Unix was started by Ken Thompson, Dennis Ritchie and some other engineers including Brian Kernighan back in the early 1970s. It has a long and illustrious history. But then Linux came along and things changed. How is Linux different to Unix? Are they the same thing? Please, let me explain!

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/garyexplains
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/garyexplains/
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  • TrueOS: Linux or Windows Alternative

    TrueOS is a Windows or Linux alternative based on the FreeBSD operating system. In this video I install TrueOS in VirtualBox, and also try out a range of applications.

    The TrueOS website here: http://trueos.org/

    You may also be interested in my related videos:

    Setting Up a Virtual Machine (VirtualBox): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyi-NuqiLr0

    React OS: Free Windows Alternative: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ne88Is2cymQ

    Kdenlive Free Video Editor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=huZQwS1-eh4

    You may also enjoy my recent book “Digital Genesis: The Future of Computing, Robots and AI”: http://amzn.to/2C2WrA6

    More videos on computing and related topics can be found at: http://www.youtube.com/explainingcomputers

    And I have another YouTube channel called ExplainingTheFuture at: http://www.youtube.com/explainingthefuture
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  • "Does the success of other alternative Operating Systems help Linux?"

    Question: "Does the success of other alternative Operating Systems -- like Haiku, FreeBSD, ReactOS, etc. help Linux adoption?"

    RSS, MP3, & MP4:
    https://www.patreon.com/bryanlunduke

    == Made possible by ==

    Amazing Laptops with Free Software and hardware kill switches.
    Purism: https://puri.sm/

    Amazing servers and workstations, powered by Linux.
    Pogo Linux: http://www.pogolinux.com/

    Amazing 3D Printers.
    LulzBot 3D Printers: https://www.lulzbot.com/
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  • Unix vs Linux

    Unix was started by Ken Thompson, Dennis Ritchie and some other engineers including Brian Kernighan back in the early 1970s. It has a long and illustrious history. But then Linux came along and things changed. How is Linux different to Unix? Are they the same thing? Please, let me explain!

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/garyexplains
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/garyexplains/

    #garyexplains
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  • operating system tier list

    F.A.Q. for this video:
    Q) What about **my favorite operating system**?
    A) Sorry, this list only goes down to *F* rank.

    Q) I have a Powermac G4 and would like to sell it. How do I contact you?
    A) Send me an email: gardiner@heavyelement.io

    Q) How can I create my own tier list?
    A) https://forum.heavyelement.io/d/769-create-your-own-os-tier-list-here

    You can find me on these socials:
    * Forums: https://forum.heavyelement.io/
    * Podcast: https://offtopical.net/
    * Patreon: https://patreon.com/thelinuxgamer/
    * Liberapay: https://liberapay.com/TheLinuxGamer/
    * Subscribestar: https://www.subscribestar.com/the-linux-gamer // PATREON ALTERNATIVE
    * LBRY: https://beta.lbry.tv/@TheLinuxGamer
    * I am an LBRY partner
    * Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/official-linux-gamer
    * Twitch: https://twitch.tv/xondak
    * Twitter: https://twitter.com/thelinuxgamer
    * Mastodon: https://social.librem.one/@gbryant

    You can email me at gardiner-at-heavyelement-dot-io

    # Common questions:
    What distro(s) do you use?
    * Office PC: Manjaro GNOME
    * Laptop: Manjaro GNOME
    * GPD WIN 2: Manjaro GNOME
    * Steam Machine: Manjaro GNOME
    * Server: Ubuntu 18.04

    # What do you use to edit your videos?
    Audio editing: Audacity
    Video editing: KdenLive

    # Why aren't you using other video services like LBRY or PeerTube?
    I am on LBRY: https://beta.lbry.tv/@TheLinuxGamer and I also have a BitChute mirror.
    Most PeerTube instances have a data quota that just doesn't serve my channel well. My videos are high-res (4K) and I'd exceed most quotas in one or two videos.

    # What are your machines specs?
    Office Rig:
    * AMD Ryzen 7 1800x
    * AMD Vega 64
    * 32 GB RAM
    * Manjaro GNOME

    Steam Machine:
    * Intel Core i7 at 3.8 GHz
    * Nvidia GTX 970 4GB
    * 12 GB RAM
    * Manjaro GNOME

    Backup Rig:
    * Intel Core i5 at 3.4 GHz
    * Nvidia GTX 750 Ti
    * 8 GB of RAM

    Server:
    * AMD FX 6300 at 3.5 GHz
    * Nvidia GTX 750 1GB
    * 8 GB RAM

    Funky Choon (a.k.a. The Linux Gamer Theme Song) by Brothers Nylon https://youtu.be/njrIkXpB7oU

    Production Music courtesy of Epidemic Sound: http://www.epidemicsound.com

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