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  • What is Linux?

    Linux can be found on everything from servers to smartphones to desktop PCs - but what makes it different from Windows, and should you give it a try?

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  • What is Linux?

    Linux can be found on everything from servers to smartphones to desktop PCs - but what makes it different from Windows, and should you give it a try?

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  • How to Game on Linux

    Is Linux a viable alternative to using Windows for gaming?

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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
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