Testing Linux distros
Linux for blind general discussion
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Sun Feb 27 08:25:38 UTC 2022
I have a 1 tb external USB3 drive which I will use then. Unfortunately
it's not an SSD, but what can you do?
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On 2022/02/26 23:51, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> A guess, you're not using an extractable ssd on that machine. If correct,
> can the machine boot off an external drive in a USB port? If not, you're
> left with kemu and the like. If yes, and you can get a external ssd drive
> with usb connection put the testing system on that drive and replace it
> there as needed. That keeps your main drive separate and you can use that
> for normal work. External drive holders for the older type of drives like
> ide and sasi and scsi are also on the market though you'd need to get an
> extra drive or two for the holder.
> On Sat, 26 Feb 2022, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I am tired of having to reinstall my distro of choice every time I get fed up
>> of testing one distro or another.
>> How would you go about testing if, like me, you only have the one Linux
>> capable machine? Yes, I know you can technically run some distros on the M1
>> MacBook, but, just, no thanks.
>> I really, for one, don't like the VMware thing, and virtualbox is a pain.
>> I'm thinking qemu with virtManager, but would like some input. This is how I
>> run, only when really necessary, mind you, my production Windows.
>> Unfortunately I need it to do my work, so cannot kill the thing.
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