Hello from the forgotten Norway

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  1. Durandal

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    What are your thoughts about gaming on Linux? Ever given it a try?
     
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    Linux? Not really. Been using Windows 7 since it came out, and I am going to be using it until its support dies. Quite frankly, Windows 10 looks like a train wreck. :p
     
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    I'm on Linux Mint 19 right now. Thanks to Steam and so many of its games supporting Linux, it can run an impressive selection of games natively. And then I have a Windows XP VM for playing some older titles. I have never been a Windows user, so I'm always looking at alternatives to it, and will tolerate using it in a VM. It can't get in my way or cause too much damage that way :D
     
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    The Yankee Factory system was designed for the wealthy.
    The weaving mills of New England were renown for child labor
    because their little hands could work in the active, machine looms.
    And as they got sleepy over long hours, they might lose a finger.
    So superior to "slavery"
    Well the idea of "wage slave" hadn't occurred to the abolitionist nor bloody Lincoln.

    This would be 30-40 years later. Well known for its' depiction of Yankee factory workers.
    https://www.amazon.com/Jungle-Upton...554&sr=8-3&keywords=the+jungle+upton+sinclair
    Then there is the chicken processing factory portrayed in "Far and Away" and the living conditions. Probably softened from reality.


    What does our Norge member have to say about that, ja.
    Vikings had slaves.
    What would his Viking ancestors have thought to a "peaceful"
    dissolution of any Union of Nordics without one battle?
    What would the Viking word for "wus" be? :lol:


    Moi :oldman:




    Nothin' wus about the CSA​
     
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    Me too. After a couple of months, I learned how to disable the "upgrade to Windows 10 free" pop-ups.
     

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