[SATLUG] Ideal 11" - 13" note book for Linux

Daniel Villarreal youcanlinux at gmail.com
Fri Nov 13 14:51:02 CST 2015

On Sat, Nov 7, 2015 at 11:01 AM, Glenn Boswell <gboswellsac at yahoo.com>

> ... I have in a intro OS class at SAC ... Windows 7 laptops ... VMPlayer
> ... Win7 and Fedora 32 bit virtuals...
> ... waiting on Windows 7 [and 8.1 and 10 ] to close and start doing the
> "updates" ... SAC CIS is a VMware academy... I would like to hear from some
> of the purists on notebooks that are not a chore to set up and work well
> with Linux (distro that works well on it).

> ... I would like to show them a Linux solution as many of them are like me
> are tired of the Windows updates every time you need to shutdown or start
> up quickly ... I'd like to get back using Linux full time....
 ThanksGlenn Boswell    Freedom is not Free, let us not Forget!

Good to see you and Steve online! Hope I can help out some...

You might mitigate slow boots by repartitioning the drives on the laptops
so that you have just the OS on the main partition; that and check with the
company and see what kind of deal that can make for Glary utilities (
http://www.glarysoft.com/), or similar, and letting that to defragment the
registry, and do all the options for boot time defragmenting.

You could also check out the sysinternals' contig tool (A single-file

You could customize the hosts file based on

You might want to be careful in choosing your updates.

Have you or SAC looked at the following?

Maybe they can give you more information/tips/suggestions? Doesn't hurt to

have a great day!
Daniel Villarreal

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