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    Quote Originally Posted by Myk SilentShadow View Post
    OpenSUSE, Fedora, Debian, Slackware...they're the only ones I know of lol
    Debian for me is the only one I've tested on ROG hardware. I used Scientific Linux (an RHEL based distro created by particle physicists at Fermilab and CERN) for 6 years before that. Second best to Debian; more bugs, less hardware support, much more difficult rpm-based package management. But stable, really, really stable.

    With all this talk about slackware I'm really, really curious to try it on the G74, but @Zygo: you can beat me to it if you like!I'd love to hear how it runs on G53 hardware "out of the box".
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    Quote Originally Posted by fostert View Post
    Debian for me is the only one I've tested on ROG hardware. I used Scientific Linux (an RHEL based distro created by particle physicists at Fermilab and CERN) for 6 years before that. Second best to Debian; more bugs, less hardware support, much more difficult rpm-based package management. But stable, really, really stable.

    With all this talk about slackware I'm really, really curious to try it on the G74, but @Zygo: you can beat me to it if you like!I'd love to hear how it runs on G53 hardware "out of the box".
    Will download and install today!

    OpenSUSE uses RPM package management, and with YaST, I've found it to be really good. But then again, that could just be YaST.
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    Just ran Linux Mint 14 from the disc to run some wireless tests again. I an have Intel 6300 WiFi card so my testing of the 5Ghz network is irrelevant, but i would like to report it detected all hardware no problems, including my 1TB RAID-0... I'll probably switch back tomorrow when I have some time, and can report further.
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    Do you mean Slackware 14? Or another distro with version #14? Sorry...when people refer to Linux version numbers, I immediately think kernels...

    Glad to hear it found your RAID...now thats impressive!

    BTW, anyone here using linux with trim support of their SSD in a G-series lappy? My next upgrade is going to be an SSD, and I've never had experience with Linux and TRIM....
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    Quote Originally Posted by fostert View Post
    Do you mean Slackware 14? Or another distro with version #14? Sorry...when people refer to Linux version numbers, I immediately think kernels...

    Glad to hear it found your RAID...now thats impressive!

    BTW, anyone here using linux with trim support of their SSD in a G-series lappy? My next upgrade is going to be an SSD, and I've never had experience with Linux and TRIM....
    I guess I omitted the most important part without thinking... Sorry, Linux Mint 14...
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    Slackware running in VirtualBox! Seems to work OK, though I will need to play with it more and see if there is a live CD version that I can try on the bare-metal hardware of my G53SX without installing and wiping out my LINUX partition.
    I am disturbed because I cannot break my system...found out there were others trying to cope! We have a support group on here, if your system will not break, please join!
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    We now have 178 people whose systems will not break! Yippee!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zygomorphic View Post
    Slackware running in VirtualBox! Seems to work OK, though I will need to play with it more and see if there is a live CD version that I can try on the bare-metal hardware of my G53SX without installing and wiping out my LINUX partition.
    Thats really good news @Zygo! Seems like slack has come a long ways since the version I grew up with (which would find maybe 2/3 of your hardware; the rest you had to find in the kernel tree and recompile the kernel). Looking forward to hearing if slack can happily run all the G53 hardware you have. Can't wait to be able to try it soon someday on my G74....feels like going home in a way!
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    Know of any slack-derived live distros? Those would be the easiest for me to try. If not, I'll head to the greatest treasure trove of knowledge (Wikipedia ) and find one.
    I am disturbed because I cannot break my system...found out there were others trying to cope! We have a support group on here, if your system will not break, please join!
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    We now have 178 people whose systems will not break! Yippee!
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    Wanna hear something funny? I bought an Aussie PC Mag just yesterday and on the front cover DVD...the full version of Linux Mint 14 lol.

    If I have serious troubles with the latest Nvidia, I think I may download Slackware and give it a go myself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zygomorphic View Post
    Know of any slack-derived live distros? Those would be the easiest for me to try. If not, I'll head to the greatest treasure trove of knowledge (Wikipedia ) and find one.
    I believe Slax is a slackware derived distro that is made to be a live OS (Pendrive).

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