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  • KorytoLinux@programming.devWhy openSUSE?
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    4 days ago

    I’m also interested in openSUSE, but what held me back from Tumbleweed was the statement on their Wiki: “If you don’t know how to compile your own additional kernel modules and you don’t wish to learn or keep a very close eye on what is being updated, please don’t use Tumbleweed.” (https://en.opensuse.org/Portal:Tumbleweed)

    But here people say it “just works” and it’s a great distro. I’m torn :), I’d like to try it, but I’m not sure I wanna follow all updates all the time to make sure it runs fine.









  • I had some issues with an old HP Laptop not so long ago because it uses some weird Wifi that needs Bluetooth enabled and it was a hassle to get it working. In Mint it simply worked out of the box, so I stuck with it on that device. Mint with Cinnamon is also very similar looking to Windows and should provide a smooth transition for your grandparents.




  • KorytoLinuxTips on distro for gaming
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    26 days ago

    One important part for gaming is the graphics card - I cannot comment on that particular one, but I would recommend searching it like “nvidia rtx 4070 + linux” so you can find advice and recommendations. You could also hop over to https://www.protondb.com/, select that card and see what most people are running. Or there is this https://linux-hardware.org/ page, where you find lots of info about whats being recommended.

    Nvidia used to be problematic with Linux, but I also have an older Nvidia card and haven’t run into any problems (yet). Also there’s lots of new development in that area, I’m sure it’s gonna be ok. Also some distros offer preinstalled Nvidia drivers that you simply select in a driver manager - that for example is the case for Linux Mint.

    Keep at it, you got this and there’s so many people and resources online to help. Best of luck!