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Testing Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB, it's so slim I am using it on a 32GB SSD with space to spare (10GB after instalation), and I love to have te option to stop telemetry and forced updates. Not having Cortana, the store and Edge is also a plus.
 
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Nothing like subjective dataless reviews to make a decision from. :p

"It FEELS faster"...
Well, interface wise, to me it "feels" like the better parts of 7 and 10 glued together. ;)
 

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Well W7, W8.1 and 10 are pretty much the same far as Control Panel is concerned. Running W7 on my HP 8460P as I didn't see a difference in change much from 7or10 so
Dunno, whenever I have to use Win7 it feels like what using XP in 2012 felt like.
 
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Dunno, whenever I have to use Win7 it feels like what using XP in 2012 felt like.
Well I had W10 on it for a month and switched back to W7. I may go back to W10 but not now
 
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Testing Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB, it's so slim I am using it on a 32GB SSD with space to spare (10GB after instalation), and I love to have te option to stop telemetry and forced updates. Not having Cortana, the store and Edge is also a plus.

run cmd promt as admin

powercfg -h off

see how much space you gain
 
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run cmd promt as admin

powercfg -h off

see how much space you gain
It was disabled by default, along with defrag and system recovery. Only non-automated cleanup is deleting old updates.
 
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It was disabled by default, along with defrag and system recovery. Only non-automated cleanup is deleting old updates.
You might like 8.1 embedded since you like testing. You have more control over the system can disable updates without any 3rd party tools.
 
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You might like 8.1 embedded since you like testing. You have more control over the system can disable updates without any 3rd party tools.
Will do, thanks for the tip.
Updates can be controled with group policies, same with telemetry, those are options missing on standard versions.
 

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I'd love Windows 10 with a 7/8.1 updater. Just more work for me.
 
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Well, interface wise, to me it "feels" like the better parts of 7 and 10 glued together. ;)
ill file that in the junk pile too. :p
 
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Using W7 currently, and pretty happy. Tried W10 about 3 times and went back to W7 all 3 times. For my old laptop I'm using Lubuntu 17.04 and it works pretty good, Manjaro and Mint proved to be a bit too much for it. Might give Xubuntu a go as well.
 
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ill file that in the junk pile too. :p
What's junk to me on purely technical terms is anything that can't use my hardware. I tried installing 7 once, but I have Kaby Lake. And I'm not interested in some hack job to get it running correctly.

8 was awful though, I admit. But I don't get the hate for 10.
 
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I'm on W10 but after the last Fall Update I've been happy. I actually went back to W7 off&on. Guess W7 is the new XP where we All just come back to it :rolleyes:

For Linux I use MINT o_O
 
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Much nicer than W10:
 
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Plasma looks better every year.
 
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Plasma looks better every year.
That's KDE, right?

I don't think I've used it since.. like.. early KDE days.

What kind of bugs me though is that even after all of these years, commercial *Nix interfaces still look cooler than just about everything (to me anyways). Mac OS X, OpenSTEP, and BeOS.
 
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Received an iMac G3 as payment for a job, those old spherical ones. MacOS 9 is useless on it (Internet Explorer as default browser?), OSX is out of the question because the orange translucent plastic blob only has 96MB of RAM, and it's impossible to get PC100 SO-DIMM sticks this south of the planet.

Tried Debian on it, was excellent, until they decided to kill support for 32bit powerpc, leaving my brother and me with nothing again.
What distro supports all architectures, regardless of their age? What distro can be configured for low RAM usage? What distro can be optimized for a Motorola 740 233MHz processor?

Gentoo.

We put Gentoo on a freaking 233MHz, 96MB iMac G3, optimized for small size binaries (-Os), and it works like a charm. 20 years are nothing on good hardware, you only need good software.
 
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Received an iMac G3 as payment for a job, those old spherical ones. MacOS 9 is useless on it (Internet Explorer as default browser?), OSX is out of the question because the orange translucent plastic blob only has 96MB of RAM, and it's impossible to get PC100 SO-DIMM sticks this south of the planet.

Tried Debian on it, was excellent, until they decided to kill support for 32bit powerpc, leaving my brother and me with nothing again.
What distro supports all architectures, regardless of their age? What distro can be configured for low RAM usage? What distro can be optimized for a Motorola 740 233MHz processor?

Gentoo.

We put Gentoo on a freaking 233MHz, 96MB iMac G3, optimized for small size binaries (-Os), and it works like a charm. 20 years are nothing on good hardware, you only need good software.
I used to run Gentoo on a PC. Pretty fun learning experience. Although on PowerMacs, they used to have LinuxPPC (now dead, of course). You can also run MkLinux, which was Mach on Linux.. and part of the open source efforts at optimizing OS X (which also uses Mach). You could find those, but they'd be severely outdated.

Internet Explorer was part of the deal they had when Gates and Jobs finally made peace and MS recommitted to Office on Mac.
 
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Here's full blown plasma Kubuntu... also I'm playing with Solus, it's very cool, but I'll post pics of that later....
Some desktop apps are actually windows apps... wine is easy to use.
 
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I been using windows since a kid, I got to know about linux during highschool via a friend who recommended me to try it out, was first iteration of ubuntu. Was alright with it had no problem whatsoever, later on tried lots of different distros and flavors on DE, WM etc etc. But I had to stop, this was too addictive to change and play around over and over again, so went back to windows and now using win10.
Haven't touched OSX and most likely won't.
 

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BTW, Bohdi is pretty terrible. Didn't like it one iota. So Slitaz again on the typewriter, but is has developed a nasty bug where it doesn't write to USB sticks, which is essential for its purpose. So back to Lubuntu probably, since that just works.
 
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Ubuntu 17.10 is Pretty good. Loving the Gnome Shell interface. Just waiting on RDP support for Wayland.
 
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