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Why CraftOS is better than Windows


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#1 EveryOS

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Posted 02 July 2018 - 07:39 PM

CraftOS is not nearly as annoying as windows

I mean, who wants to sit through this screen:
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Much less this screen:
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#2 KingofGamesYami

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Posted 03 July 2018 - 12:06 AM

I for one welcome security updates and bug fixes. CraftOS in the last official release is laughably broken.

#3 apemanzilla

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Posted 03 July 2018 - 06:30 PM

Should we tell him about how Linux is better than CraftOS?

#4 EveryOS

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Posted 03 July 2018 - 11:40 PM

I have a Ubuntu emulator, but it is super slow. There are also virtual Linux installations on c9.io, but they only have 5 gigs, and are also slow

#5 KingofGamesYami

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Posted 04 July 2018 - 12:17 AM

I have an Ubuntu VM through Virtualbox, it is very fast. I have allocated 4 cores and 11 GB of RAM to it though, so that probably helps.

#6 EveryOS

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Posted 04 July 2018 - 01:09 AM

I also use VBox. It's certainly faster than my windows emulator, but it is still slow.

I use an Intel i5 processer with 7.87 GB RAM. My system is a bit out of date, but it has a large disk drive, with ~900GB, as well as an additional 30GB drive

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Posted 04 July 2018 - 02:52 AM

View PostKingofGamesYami, on 03 July 2018 - 12:06 AM, said:

I for one welcome security updates and bug fixes. CraftOS in the last official release is laughably broken.

Oh the irony.

#8 apemanzilla

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Posted 05 July 2018 - 02:12 AM

 EveryOS, on 04 July 2018 - 01:09 AM, said:

I also use VBox. It's certainly faster than my windows emulator, but it is still slow.

I use an Intel i5 processer with 7.87 GB RAM. My system is a bit out of date, but it has a large disk drive, with ~900GB, as well as an additional 30GB drive

Saying "I use an Intel i5 processor" is like saying "I drive a Volkswagen". There are i5s that are worse than other i3s, or better than i7s.

Based on the (limited) info you've given us, I'm guessing you have a Windows laptop, likely running Windows 10 Home edition, which does not include virtualization features such as Hyper-V. It's also possible your hardware doesn't support virtualization extensions (or it's disabled in the BIOS) which would further contribute to poor performance.

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Posted 05 July 2018 - 01:34 PM

I am using windows 8.1 and have manually enabled hyper v in bios

Edited by EveryOS, 05 July 2018 - 06:33 PM.


#10 apemanzilla

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Posted 05 July 2018 - 09:42 PM

 EveryOS, on 05 July 2018 - 01:34 PM, said:

I am using windows 8.1 and have manually enabled hyper v in bios

Hyper-V is a Windows feature and wouldn't be enabled in the BIOS.

#11 EveryOS

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Posted 06 July 2018 - 02:29 AM

You're right, it's not in my BIOs

Hmm, I thought I had to enable something in my BIOs because 64-bit guest OS's wouldn't work, but whatever it is, the option disappeared

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I don't remember which option I enabled

EDIT: Hyper-V is not a windows feature either, otherwise it would be here:
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Edited by EveryOS, 06 July 2018 - 02:34 AM.


#12 Stekeblad

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Posted 06 July 2018 - 06:18 AM

View Postapemanzilla, on 05 July 2018 - 02:12 AM, said:


I'm guessing you have a Windows laptop, likely running Windows 10 Home edition, which does not include virtualization features such as Hyper-V.

View PostEveryOS, on 05 July 2018 - 01:34 PM, said:

I am using windows 8.1.
Witch version of Windows 8.1?
Probably the same thing, you need a proffesional version.

#13 EveryOS

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Posted 10 July 2018 - 11:24 PM

Oh, CraftOS is now definitely better than Windows. At one point earlier today my computer showed a mostly black screen with a message I cant remember but it was something like "System initialization error: could not log in" and after a reboot it was fine but that was annoying4

EDIT: While I myself did not take an image of this, I found one online

Edited by EveryOS, 11 July 2018 - 03:04 AM.


#14 Dave-ee Jones

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Posted 19 July 2018 - 05:48 AM

I mean, you can hack both quite similarly.

CraftOS - Simply put a floppy disk into the computer. Hacked. GG.

Windows - Create bootable Windows USB, boot from it, open CMD, replace Sticky Keys with CMD, reboot, press Shift 5 times on login screen. Hacked. GG.

#15 apemanzilla

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Posted 20 July 2018 - 02:23 AM

View PostDave-ee Jones, on 19 July 2018 - 05:48 AM, said:

I mean, you can hack both quite similarly.

CraftOS - Simply put a floppy disk into the computer. Hacked. GG.

Windows - Create bootable Windows USB, boot from it, open CMD, replace Sticky Keys with CMD, reboot, press Shift 5 times on login screen. Hacked. GG.

Or you know, disk encryption, BIOS password, using an OS that's actually decent (cough cough Linux), secure boot probably doesn't hurt either.

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Posted 20 July 2018 - 08:05 PM

View Postapemanzilla, on 20 July 2018 - 02:23 AM, said:

-Snap_
Or you know, disk encryption, BIOS password, using an OS that's actually decent (cough cough Linux), secure boot probably doesn't hurt either.

Also if you set an BIOS password make sure the Boot order has your HDD FIRST. My school doesn't seem to get that and all computers have the [sarcasm]GENIUS[/sarcasm] Boot order: USB->CD-Rom->HDD

Which has the nice side effect that when a non bootable USB Stick is plugged into the computer it doesn't work anymore.

Although there are some problems that allow you to replace files in system32 for Windows that don't require booting from a CD.

#17 EveryOS

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Posted 20 July 2018 - 10:23 PM

I've tried to install Linux using netbootin because I don't have a disk and am not burning a USB drive, didn't work though

#18 EveryOS

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Posted 29 July 2018 - 11:39 PM

Stupid Lenovo

Multiple reasons why they are stupid:
First off, I ran Lenovo solution center multiple times. Inconsistent results.
The first time I ran it it said gave a warning on the signal strength test but passed everything else
Second time it did not pass the network scan test either
Third time it said everything was a-ok (which is definitely wrong, as half the time I can't even connect from the next room over without a cable)

It didn't even mention that my disk drive is more broken than it was 3 days ago (broken)
(3 days ago, it would at least read my CleanDRx disk, now it won't even read that)


Second thing, I installed Lenovo's latest firmware today. No visible vulnerability, stability, or boot menu changes, but my computer takes forever to boot now

Edited by EveryOS, 29 July 2018 - 11:40 PM.


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Posted 30 July 2018 - 03:27 AM

*disc

When it comes to computers, the Sam Vimes Theory of Economic Injustice is especially apt. Lenovo systems are almost all "cheap boots", and that's before you get into their bloatware issues.

That's not to say that other manufacturers don't release rubbish machines as well - most of 'em make a point of releasing one "obsolete off the shelf" computer for every decent one. But a lot of Lenovo systems were obsolete before they were even designed.

Anyway, don't expect any software tools to detect something like, say, a disconnected wifi antenna. They also won't pick up on causes of wireless interference in your area. Your best bet is to test with other access points on other properties to help ascertain whether the system itself has a fault or not.

#20 EveryOS

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Posted 30 July 2018 - 07:48 PM

View PostBomb Bloke, on 30 July 2018 - 03:27 AM, said:

*disc
Disk, disc, their just localized spellings. I don't really know which is which, but I usually use "disk"

View PostBomb Bloke, on 30 July 2018 - 03:27 AM, said:

Anyway, don't expect any software tools to detect something like, say, a disconnected wifi antenna. They also won't pick up on causes of wireless interference in your area. Your best bet is to test with other access points on other properties to help ascertain whether the system itself has a fault or not.
I think it's a hardware problem. Though once I updated the driver and that helped a little bit... But not that much. Probably hardware. My little brothers computer's WiFi and both of my big brothers computer's WiFi work just fine from the next room over... It's just mine

A few other things strange. My computer came installed with the wrong Bluetooth driver... replacing the driver fixed my Bluetooth, and also my computer has an i3 sticker even though it has an i5 processor

Edited by EveryOS, 30 July 2018 - 07:53 PM.






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