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In this video, I go over switching from Windows to Linux. I give you a background about the switch and what to expect. Afterwards, we do a brief first Linux install using Pop OS. Below are referenced in the video:1. Preparation - Check Compatibility (Lutris.net and protondb.com)2. Differences - Installing Programs, Versatility, File System, Security, Performance, Compatibility.3. USB Drive Creation - etcher.io - Pop OS Download - https://system76.com/pop4. Install!Where can I find you!?- Patreon ➜ https://www.patreon.com/christitustech- Official Site ➜ https://www.christitus.com- Reddit ➜ https://www.reddit.com/r/ChrisTitusTech/- Twitter ➜ https://twitter.com/christitustech- Twitch (Live Streams) ➜ https://www.twitch.tv/christitustech===My Recommend PC Hardware===https://www.christitus.com/recommendations/===My Recommended Linux Books===https://www.christitus.com/recommendations/#books===My Current YouTube Gear===https://www.christitus.com/recommendations/#youtubeDISCLAIMER: This video and description contain affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, I’ll receive a small commission. This help supports the channel and allows us to continue to make videos like this. Thank you for your support!
You put the same content in every video. Seriously.
Since I installed pop os with your videos there is no option to choose between systems (win 10, popOs). To change the os to boot I can have to boot into bios every time and this makes me adjust my clock everytime I boot into win..Does anyone have the same issues or a fix?
does anyone know if popos support laptop with dual graphic cards? i have asus laptop gl753ve with intel integrated card and nvidia 1050ti card.
I personally use a programme called RUFUS to create the USB, as it is a general formatting tool as well as allowing for creation of installation media. It also is only 1MB in size.
I'm trying to install, but when it asks to reboot, it starts the installation all over again. Could someone help?
you're my daddy savior thank god for you i just got into linux and this shit is confusing af just because of how much terminal is used and a lot of guides online that i'm looking at for things that i want such as themes or webgreeters have different commands for their own package managers and dont provide any instructions for ubuntu users. even though i figured it out a bit in the end i'm just gonna follow your playlist and figure things out like this. #startingfreshgirl
Can i Install Pop Os on a leagacy bios? Tried doing it the other day and I can't get it to install, always stuck on a block of codes. I successfully installed mint, ubuntu, manjaro and other distros before and it works, Im using uefi bios at that time
Any idea if On1 photo raw will work on a Linux system? I really want to get away from windows. Also the only game I really play is World of Warcraft both retail and on a private server. Any major issues with wow that you are aware of?
BTW I found your trick to remembering \ vs / usefulHere's a programmers versionLet's escape from Windows :3
Can you suggest me the best distro for Nvidia gaming?
I wish Linux didn't exist in the first place!!
What will happen if you have Intel and NVIDIA graphics?
A few questions.1. Did you install etcher just as any windows app on to hard drive?2. When booting in Linux from USB do you get access to laptop hard drive and existing files?3. Can you take USB stick to another Windows laptop and boot to Linux?Thanks
You should explain how to partition drive.
Chris, I have watched your "very first install" several times, especially between time-stamp 4m56s and 6m56s -- the two minutes which are the heart of the install do not distinguish between Etcher downloaded apparently to a USB jump drive, yet it appears to be also on the desktop of the PC you're installing the Linux OS to when I stop and study your video. Then I can't tell whether you have downloaded POP! OS to the PC you're about to erase with Etcher and install POP to. I would guess that POP must be on the jump drive to because you're about to erase the HD. But I have actually already tried to do it and I get stuck with an etcher choice of drives that doesn't flash. So what is on which? Yours truly miserable Noobie
I've got nothing against Linux but it will never reign king. Long live Windows.
Great video as always, Chris. One thing I would consider mentioning: I always recommend downloading ISOs via bittorrent where that option is available. It guarantees a legit copy and verifies signatures by itself. This protects you from hacked websites, spoof websites and MITM attacks, and also takes the strain off the distro's servers.
Just wondering, have you suggested that almost all distros can be tried without installing to ensure hardware is found. It's also a way to learn and compare different user interfaces, programs and just how things work in linux without destroying your installation or changing anything you wish you didn't. I've been dual booting (well still have windows but never use it) for 20 years. Currently using POP as I have found it to be one of the most stable distros in a long time and it's not bloated.
Full playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLc7fktTRMBoz7n-ugZm2Ndi0np_Y4Hh1k