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  • How to Game on Linux

    Is Linux a viable alternative to using Windows for gaming?

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  • elementary OS 5.0 Juno Review - Linux Distro Review

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    The long awaited follow up to elementary OS Loki is here. Time to jump into version 5.0 Juno for a good swim around.

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  • Running Windows Programs on Linux

    Running Windows software on Linux using Wine, PlayOnLinux, Winetricks and CrossOver, and demonstrated on the distros Zorin OS and Linux Mint.

    The Wine website is at: https://www.winehq.org/

    The PlayOnLinux website is at: https://www.playonlinux.com/en/

    The Winetricks website is at: https://wiki.winehq.org/Winetricks

    The Codeweavers CrossOver web pages are at: https://www.codeweavers.com/

    If you are interested in the free Windows programs I ran in this video, they were:

    NoteTab: https://www.notetab.com/ -- the free version is NoteTab Light

    Sculptris: http://pixologic.com/sculptris/

    Sketchup: https://www.sketchup.com/ -- the free version is Sketchup Make.

    You may also be interested in videos:

    Seven Linux Distros: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYFcTix56e8

    Embracing Linux: Mint Week: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4EAes8DDWQE

    Embracing Linux: Bootable USB Drive: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Vq_v0oGPH8
    More videos on computing and related topics can be found at: http://www.youtube.com/explainingcomputers

    You may also like my ExplainingTheFuture channel at: http://www.youtube.com/explainingthefuture
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  • Chasing Perfection? - My Top 5 Distros of 2018

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    As the year wraps up, it's time to check out my top picks for Linux distros in 2018.

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  • Linux Tutorial for Beginners: Learn Red Hat Linux and CentOS Free in English HD 1080p

    Use this Linux tutorial for beginners to learn Red Hat Linux and CentOS free! Get you started with the basics even if you have no experience using Linux! Take the full course free at https://uthena.com/courses/linux?ref=668a46

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    Click on a time point below to skip straight to the chapter in this free Linux tutorial series. You can see the entire table of contents for the video here!
    3:03 See why Linux is worth learning followed by a basic familiarization with the graphic user interface.
    17:46 Introduction to the free video series and how to get help with your Linux questions.
    19:26 Installing RedHat or CentOS with minimal modifications to your current system beginning with downloading, installing and configuring VirtualBox on Windows 8.1.
    31:47 Create a Red Hat virtual machine including where to download Red Hat Linux and how to install it in a virtualized environment.
    49:53 Installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
    1:04:30 Completed installation process with Red Hat Enterprise Linux, rebooting, and doing post installation procedures.
    1:22:10 Installing RedHat or CentOS with a dual boot approach on Windows 8 starting with how to dual boot Red Hat and windows 8.
    1:40:52 Finished installation with dual boot and second steps to running the Linux operating system on a windows computer.
    1:49:07 Linux Graphical User Interface (GUI).
    2:02:44 Basic familiarization with Linux Graphical user interface. 1:59:12 Learning Linux file systems and the system monitor in the Linux graphical user interface. Looking at processes running and more.
    2:12:48 Basic Linux commands for beginners. Learn the Linux command line. File system navigation. Commands "ls, cd, pwd."
    2:29:03 File system commands in more detail. Change directory command in with ~.
    2:43:11 Finding files. Commands "find, locate, updatedb, man" starting with getting to know the manual.
    3:02:58 Permissions for files and and folders. Get started with "chown, chmod."
    3:16:58 Changing file and folder ownership and permissions between users. More about commands "chown, chmod."
    3:25:45 Basic Linux tasks: Move, delete and copy files. Commands "mv, rm, cp."
    3:38:44 Linux commands "grep, pipe, echo, cat."
    3:57:39 Introduction to the default packet manager for Red Hat Linux Enterprise and for CentOS called yum packet manager.
    4:17:28 Essential options used on a daily basis with the yum packet manager.
    4:31:55 Rpm packet manager.
    4:39:35 How to get more help and videos about Red Hat Linux Enterprise and CentOS. Thank you for watching!

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  • Why Is Manjaro So Popular?

    From some shady metrics across the internet - Manjaro is popular. So the question is why? In this video, I try to break down the top 5 reasons why Manjaro is so popular in 2018.
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    #manjaro #linux #ig
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  • The Next Ubuntu? - Clear Linux First Impressions

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  • Zorin OS 15 Review - the desktop shell to beat?

    What would it take for a distro like this one to be recommended to most average desktop users? Are desktop users even the biggest computing market anymore? I deep dive review into the polished LTS release of Zorin OS 15.

    Check out this video on Lutris from Nick @ TheLInuxExperiment:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHDkeQ9eDrc

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