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Topic Title: Use Linux OS and such
Topic Summary: Stable machine with support
Created On: 10/22/2020 12:50 AM
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 Use Linux OS and such   - Magiklair - 10/22/2020 12:50 AM  
 Use Linux OS and such   - dilligence - 10/22/2020 08:28 AM  
 Use Linux OS and such   - Magiklair - 10/22/2020 08:13 PM  
 Use Linux OS and such   - matthewls - 02/16/2021 09:11 AM  
 Use Linux OS and such   - mobleguy - 02/17/2021 02:18 AM  
 Use Linux OS and such   - Lunis Orcutt - 02/16/2021 06:36 PM  
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Magiklair
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Hello,

I have some health related issues that I use NaturallySpeaking for along with a serial mouse. Everything was great on Windows 7. I decided to upgrade to a new computterr and Windows 10 came with it. The serial mouse causes the computer to freeze every 2 hours. Tried 2 PCI cards, couple serial to USB. Both of these the PCI card and USB option cause Windows to crash or freeze often. I had hoped to use Linux with NaturallySpeaking but is not looking promising.

So I might  have to go back to Windows 7. Windows 10 just does not work with the mouse.

Any feedback would be greatly appreciated!

Brian

 

 

 10/22/2020 08:28 AM
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A serial (port) mouse is pretty ancient. Perhaps it is a specific (trackball) model that you can't do without? If so there should be modern alternatives like the Marble Mouse or other ergonomic models.

 

Unless via a Virtual Machine using Dragon in Linux is not a real option. 

 

Speaking of virtualization you could install Windows 7 in Windows 10 via a virtual machine like Virtual Box but replacing your mouse with something more up-to-date would probably be best.



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 10/22/2020 08:13 PM
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Originally posted by: dilligence A serial (port) mouse is pretty ancient. Perhaps it is a specific (trackball) model that you can't do without? If so there should be modern alternatives like the Marble Mouse or other ergonomic models.

 

 

 

Unless via a Virtual Machine using Dragon in Linux is not a real option. 

 

 

 

Speaking of virtualization you could install Windows 7 in Windows 10 via a virtual machine like Virtual Box but replacing your mouse with something more up-to-date would probably be best.

 

Well I use a environmental control and it is older but it works well over or has with Windows 7. Yes there is the virtual machine route, well hopefully my friend can get it to work on Linux. Real techie

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The above spam notwithstanding, I've been doing exactly the VM route for DNS for many years. Windows 7 is a better behaved guest than 10 for me.I've used vmware, virtualbox, and kvm/qemu, and the most convenient and useful for now is virtualbox, because it supports seamless windows (windows 7 apps appear on the desktop w/out win7 taking over the whole desktop). Modern CPUs have great VM support, and rebooting a VM when windows throws a fit is easy and fast.
Cheers, M

PS. my favorite Linux flavor now is Manjaro KDE. Especially great if you have a good GPU to go along with a modern CPU. I'm partial to AMD and this laptop is running the 4500u. Desktop is 3800x w/NVIDIA . RAM, lots of RAM, is good.



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Originally posted by: matthewls... I've been doing exactly the VM route for DNS for many years. Windows 7 is a better behaved guest than 10 for me.

 

PS. my favorite Linux flavor now is Manjaro KDE. Especially great if you have a good GPU to go along with a modern CPU. I'm partial to AMD and this laptop is running the 4500u. Desktop is 3800x w/NVIDIA . RAM, lots of RAM, is good.

 

I have been really curious about using DPI 15 on a virtual box running windows 7.  I am curious about your setup.  Do you ahve any issues mapping the headset to the virtual machine?

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