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Post by Adrian » Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:08 am

richb wrote:From our Forum Rules:
You can talk about other distros here (talk or discuss, not bash for any reason), but no MEPIS bashing.
Ha ha, we can bash MX and antiX, but not MEPIS :)

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Post by malspa » Wed Jan 03, 2018 3:18 am

golden45 wrote:Distrowatch has linspire and freespire iso 64 .Wow I thought they were far gone but they are back.john
Interesting. Linspire was my first Linux distro, before I found out about Mepis. I had a notebook that came preinstalled with Linspire. I never got around to trying Freespire, but maybe I'll download it, just for fun. Can it be run live from a flash drive?

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Post by golden45 » Thu Jan 04, 2018 3:55 pm

I downloaded the freespire iso and put it on a usb drive-then booted it live.

Before installing so you can run it live from usb before you install the iso to a hard dive.thanks john.

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Post by malspa » Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:54 pm

Yeah, I finally got around to doing the same, tested it live from a flash drive. Doesn't come with all the nice tools that MX has, but it seemed okay to me. I'm not planning on installing it, though.

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Post by golden45 » Sat Jan 06, 2018 8:48 pm

Your right in your assement of freespire .Was just interested to see what changes were done since last freespire release.It doesn't even come close to mx linux 17.thanks john

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Post by golden45 » Mon Dec 24, 2018 11:48 pm

To each and everyone Merry Christmas

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Post by svx_biker » Tue Dec 25, 2018 4:16 am

What a topic title: general in General :-)

Merry Christmas and a happy New Year!
Machine: Dell Studio XPS 8100
CPU: Quad core Intel Core i7 860 with 8GB RAM
MX-18 with Kernel 4.19.0-1 (updated from MX-17)
Several other distros and 3 Raid 1 drives configured

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