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Offline YoupMelon

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Linux on new hardware?
« on: October 02, 2017, 04:50:57 AM »
Hi all,

On what kind of hardware do you guys use TinyCore Linux?
Only old or crippled PCs etc? Or also modern Win10 prepared machines?
From internet support pages I have the impression that since a couple of years you basically can't just buy a PC and install your own OS on it anymore.
If that is true, why is there no loud howling from the computer people all over the internet, TV, newspapers, etc?
Otoh, if the above is exaggerated and it's still possible to install custom OSes on new hardware, be it perhaps with some effort:  how?

Offline curaga

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Re: Linux on new hardware?
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2017, 11:49:09 PM »
I use a mix, but nothing bought in the last few years. If you worry about the Windows lock, buy a PC without an OS included (or with FreeDOS).
The only barriers that can stop you are the ones you create yourself.