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Computer boot up.
« on: August 12, 2013, 08:42:28 am »
My desktop computer with Linux Ubuntu boots in about a minute and my notebook with Zorin boots in about 30 seconds.  My car don't take as long as that,  in fact it  starts first time every time in a second.  You don't even have to wait for it to boot up,  even if it stalls at traffic lights.  Where can I get a computer like they have in Star Trek ? 
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Re: Computer boot up.
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2013, 09:05:07 am »
All a car engine needs to start is to inject fuel/air into a pressurized cylinder and ignite it so If your car took 5 seconds to start it would be too long and no PC can boot up in that time so it's hardly a fair comparison Bill, I don't think anybody thinks their PC boots up quick enough any more than they think their kettle boils quick enough :)






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Re: Computer boot up.
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2013, 09:21:33 am »
Manjaro - significantly faster than every other distro I've ever seen.
My laptop goes from up and running, to reboot, to back up and running in under 30 seconds.

Irritating installer though - a modern Linux distro, designed to 'make things easy' and the installer will not allow you to install to more than one hard drive (so no /home partition on a separate drive) unless you know how to hand configure all the relevant files.


But very, very fast.
There is no argument in favour of proprietary software that doesn't boil down to "I don't care about freedom, privacy or security, whether yours or mine".

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Re: Computer boot up.
« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2013, 12:03:45 am »
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Where can I get a computer like they have in Star Trek ? 

Trek fan are you? ;)
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Re: Computer boot up.
« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2013, 12:08:05 am »
Here you go

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Re: Computer boot up.
« Reply #5 on: August 20, 2013, 12:11:31 am »
Even Mr Data has computer problems!  ;D


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« Last Edit: August 20, 2013, 12:42:40 am by Melissa »
In a world without fences and walls, who needs Gates and Windows?

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Re: Computer boot up.
« Reply #6 on: September 03, 2013, 05:12:44 pm »
Yeah, I love Star Trek. See my ears. I even sit up at night growing them.   Don't like Deep Space Nine.
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Re: Computer boot up.
« Reply #7 on: September 03, 2013, 05:40:05 pm »
If you want near-instant boot up times, get a solid state drive ;)

 


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