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Linux distro comparison of Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Manjaro, Slacko Puppy, Lubuntu, Zorin OS, and Debian Jessie with the Raspberry Pi Desktop!All distros were downloaded as an ISO image and written to USB media (for testing and/or full installation) using Etcher, which is available from: https://etcher.io/The different distros featured in this video can be obtained from the following links. Please note that all of the below are provided in good faith, and that testing and/or installing a new operating system should be done with care. Testing a distro from a USB drive should not delete files or otherwise damage your computer. However, actually installing a new operating system will replace your existing one unless you decide to dual boot, and this can cause issues . . .Linux Mint: https://linuxmint.com/download.phpUbuntu: https://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktopDebian Jessie with Raspberry Pi Desktop: https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspberry-pi-desktop/Manjaro: https://manjaro.org/get-manjaro/Slacko Puppy: http://puppylinux.com/index.html#downloadLubuntu: http://lubuntu.net/Zorin OS Core (scroll down): https://zorinos.com/download/You may also be interested in my video “Linux Mint Week” – in which (well, OK, you can probably guess that this video is about): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4EAes8DDWQEMore videos on computing andrelated topics can be found at: http://www.youtube.com/explainingcomputersYou may also like my ExplainingTheFuture channel at: http://www.youtube.com/explainingthefuture
Switched to "Mint" on Cinnamon which is superb. Easy to create shortcuts on the desktop should you want to do this. I also switched to Chromium browser which is really good and feels "light".
Raspbian is a version of Debian Stretch reduced to run on Raspberry Pi.However, Raspberry Foundation took that desktop version of Debian Stretch and put the Raspberry Desktop on it.https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspberry-pi-desktop/ An advantage of running the Raspberry Pi Desktop on your PC or Mac is that you can connecta Raspberry Pi Zero to a USB port and directly control the GPIO pins from your PC or Mac.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fCr1C2vtsY
There are so many distros? It's crazy
I tried using various Linux distributions. Ubuntu, Ubuntu Audio, Ubuntu Mate, Lubuntu, Linux Mint, and so on. The one I liked the most among these is Linux Mint, which I have recently used. Despite lightweight software, the interface is easy to use well. And icons and other designs are good, and using a personal computer becomes fun. I listen to music with PC audio on Linux Mint, watch movies with DVD video, collect information on the net, exchange information with e-mail. I can do anything. Personal use also uses Windows, but when listening to music, the kernel is good, so Linux can hear with a good sound.
I'd like to know if there is a distro in which it is easy to create shortcuts to webpages on the desktop. I've not cracked this with UBUNTU 18.04. Perhaps "Mint" can accomplish this.
I really like your channel!
I like most Ubuntu Mate
ZorinOS is my favorite :)
I love how paul mccartney explains about the verity of linux OS like you've got the mint that looks like you want to punish your computer by giving it an ugly green design or if you hate yourself as well you can put on the debian with the pixelated icons like the Run icon there or the purly designed trashcan, go to manjaro (i've tried) that has loads of problems in it self with the terminal, slackoPuppy and go back to 1987 while all the other kids play the PS4 and the switch, lubuntu that looks like windows 1998 or the last but not the least Zorin that has core issues and runs slow and even gets frozen on i7 GTX 1080 32 Gigs of ram SSD 256 GB + 2 TB HDD! but its free! if you buy a computer.. do your self a favor.. install an OS that you know will run the best for you.
Alas I play Games on my Laptop and old WinXP Machines So Linux even with Wine is a NO go on them as total resources Then exceed what I have Available , That Said I repair and build the odd computer or two and I Install MINT on them all, of my most recent customers 4 have kept Mint 1 has asked me to make it Duel boot with Win7 and 2 have bought into the Win10 horror story ( to be fair so did 2 of the now using mint people but they saw the light (It was Minty,) and reverted) also i have a nightmare customer who just tries out different Distros and wants his data back about once a fortnight. I Use Rasbian on 3 of my Pi's and Ambian on the Sexy Pi 3b. Oh and ANDROID SUX BIG TIME.
My current laptop really does not like Linux, which is a shame as I find Windows really frustrating at times, especially when it comes to updating! I think the only distro that works well on my laptop is AntiX. With other distros I've tried (and even with TrueOS) it refuses to do anything graphical, it'll only do things in text mode. This limitation includes Qubes OS which is terribly disappointing. Yeah, I could probably run those operating systems inside a virtual system on top of Windows... but that's still Windows!
9:40 Times new roman font installed out of the box? Amazing...
4:02 one of the many reasons I think Ubuntu is cancer, I have similar feelings about MacOS, but MacOS gives me even more reasons than Ubuntu, which is not easy to achieve.You didn't really cover manjaro at all, the one thing that sets manjaro apart from the rest is that it's rolling release, although it has LTS kernel options available like everybody else (and even installs that by default) the third party software and libraries you can install via the package manager will always be the latest and greatest whereas on say ubuntu you may be getting a year old version of every program and you will have to jump through a lot of hoops if you want the latest version, and if you want the latest stable kernel release, for whatever reason, it's just a click away. Manjaro is also exceptionally stable, something that cannot be said for most rolling release distros.This is why I would recommend Manjaro over say Xubuntu (or even mint) for people coming from windows, as windows usually gives you the latest software versions by default (e.g. when you go to download google chrome, you don't get last years version of chrome, you get the latest release of chrome, manjaro is like that too, but ubuntu and most other distros are not)It's other benefits include exceptional out of the box hardware/driver support (this is compared to every other distro out there) making it the hands down best option for people with more recent hardware (no more spending hours installing your wifi drivers, it'll just work) and of course, it's fast, it's optimized for speed (by modern standards) right out of the box. and it's performance is second only to clearlinux and perhaps some even further tweaked installations (as in when the user manually tweaks the kernel, which is easily done for example in Gentoo, but that shit's a lot of work)
can i run them on a 07 macbook pro ??
The best and excellent distribution of all is linux mint ... the rest is only between regular and good.
I was first introduced to Ubuntu 11 or something like that. Was about 12 years ago. I've been using Mint distributions on and off between then and now.