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  • Zorin OS Linux Installation Sensation - Krazy Ken's Tech Misadventures

    Zorin OS 12 Linux is a perfect system to install on a cheap Lenovo ThinkPad. Today, Krazy Ken tackles an installation sensation with ease . . . or does he? People are in need of these computers! He must not fail!

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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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  • 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.

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHDkeQ9eDrc

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  • Is Zorin OS Good for New Linux Users?

    ZorinOS released their latest version and today we are going to have a look at the distro to see how it compares with other distributions for new users.
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  • Zorin OS 15 Vs Linux Mint 19.1 | Which is the Best Linux Distro?

    Zorin OS and Linux Mint are two outstanding Ubuntu-based Linux distros. In this video, we'll see how they compare against each other in terms of performance, speed, stability, user interface, gaming, community support and ease of installation.

    Which among them is the best? Which among them is more suitable FOR You? Linux Mint or Zorin OS. Let's find out.

    Install Linux Mint Step-by-step:
    https://youtu.be/nLGFQjPsojg

    Install Zorin OS Step-by-step:
    https://youtu.be/H5-kF37AnFc

    Zorin OS features the GNOME desktop environment that is extensively customized. The desktop looks very similar to Windows 7 interface by default and this is great for Linux newcomers.

    Zorin OS is ridiculously easy to use. The windows button or the Zorin icon can be used to invoke the application search and launcher, which is very fast and user-friendly. The apps can be pinned to the panel. The indicators and icons are also conveniently placed.

    But that's not all, Zorin os has an application called Zorin appearance from which You can completely revamp the way Your computer looks and behaves. You can either go with the streamlined look or this modern GNOME look which I totally dig.

    The panel hovers slightly above the bottom edge and has intellihide. You can use the super button to open the activities overlay and also search apps from. In this preset, the desktop looks really modern and intuitive. I really loved what Zorin did here.

    The theming is really good and there is a uniformity throughout all the apps installed on the system. Zorin OS scores top points for user interface.

    Linux Mint, on the other hand, is famous for its homegrown Cinnamon desktop. Cinnamon has a very huge fan following. And looking at it, it's quite clear why.

    Cinnamon desktop is highly intuitive, elegant and just so gorgeous to look at. The menu is organized and accessible. . Controlling your computer is really easy. Linux Mint's interface is quite amazing.

    While the UI have been evolving to be more catchy and feature-rich, Linux Mint's cinnamon is so minimal while not missing out on anything essential. This makes Linux Mint home for a lot of people who just want to get work done on their computers.

    Now, this doesn't mean Mint desktop is old fashioned or something. The latest Cinnamon is built using GTK+3 so it incorporates the latest GNOME technologies is compatible with all the themes and apps written for GNOME 3.

    Cinnamon is also highly customizable with a wide range of themes and additional widgets called spices. The effects and animations are there, but not so much that they distract you from your work.
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  • 5 Linux Features that were added to other Operating Systems

    In this video we talk about Linux features that made their way into other Operating Systems.

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  • Zorin OS 15 for Windows Users

    Zorin OS Linux distro installation and demo, including both Zorin OS 15 Core and Zorin OS 15 Ultimate. You can learn more about Zorin OS and download it at: https://zorinos.com/

    Please note that this is not a sponsored video, but that the version of Zorin OS 15 Ultimate demonstrated was supplied for review.

    My video in which I explain how to adjust BIOS settings to boot from a USB drive is here (the “Boot Options” section begins at about 6:25): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ezubjTO7rRI

    If you are a Windows user thinking transitioning to Linux, you may also find useful my video “Linux Tips for MS Office Users”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3R58a0cg0Y

    More videos on operating systems, computing and related topics can be found on the ExplainingComputers channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/explainingcomputers/videos

    You may also like my other channel, ExplainingTheFuture, at: https://www.youtube.com/user/explainingthefuture/videos

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  • Zorin OS 15 Lite Review | New Linux User, Old Computer?

    It's time to review the lightweight Xfce 4.14 toting Zorin OS 15 Lite Edition. Polish, performance, and excellent software support for all those users abandoning Windows 7 in January 2020 and looking for an alternative.

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  • Top 3 Desktop Linux Distros For Windows Users

    Hey buddy, in this video I have shown you 3 alternative operating systems for Microsoft Windows. Linux is free (both in terms of money and freedom of choice). Linux also runs on the top 500 supercomputers. Well, if you are using an Android phone, guess what? You are already running Linux! So, why not use the best operating system for your computer too?

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    Top 3 Desktop Linux Distros For macOS Users
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    Zorin OS https://zorinos.com/download/#core
    Solus OS https://getsol.us/download
    Linux Mint https://linuxmint.com/download.php
    Kubuntu https://kubuntu.org/getkubuntu
    KDE Neon https://neon.kde.org/download
    Manjaro KDE https://manjaro.org/download

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  • Switching to Linux? Linux Mint 19.3 vs Zorin OS 15.1

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    It's time for a comparison of two of the most accessible desktop Linux OSs for those interested in switching from Windows 10 to Linux. Both Linux Mint 19.3 and Zorin OS 15.1 are excellent choices - but they both serve different markets/demographics, so this video is designed to help you pick between the two.
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