Re: [qubes-users] Re: Qubes - Critique (long)

2019-06-27 Thread Marc Griffiths
Thanks for your input Brendan, David, Chris. Having switched to KDE, the laptop is now completely stable, and in my opinion far more usable than XFCE. I'm also running Trisquel on a Thinkpad X200 flashed with Libreboot, which feels more secure although requires more care over choosing what to

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Qubes - Critique (long)

2019-05-20 Thread brendan . hoar
On Friday, May 10, 2019 at 2:09:09 PM UTC-4, Chris Laprise wrote: > On 5/10/19 12:16 PM, Marc Griffiths wrote: > > Next step for me is ordering a T400, which doesn't have Intel Management > > Engine, supports Libreboot, and has proven itself as an uncrashable > > workhorse. I used to run Windows

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Qubes - Critique (long)

2019-05-11 Thread David Hobach
On 5/10/19 8:09 PM, Chris Laprise wrote: On 5/10/19 12:16 PM, Marc Griffiths wrote: My experience of installing on a Lenovo Yoga 720 was seamless, everything worked including the touch screen. However, I experienced a lot of random browser crashing. Chromium dead birds on a fairly regular

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Qubes - Critique (long)

2019-05-10 Thread Chris Laprise
On 5/10/19 12:16 PM, Marc Griffiths wrote: Hi everyone. Nice critique John. To throw in my perspective as an experienced Linux user switching to Qubes as sole laptop OS a few months back. Primary usecase for me is #1 increased security when using crypto exchanges and #2 the feeling of spinning

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Qubes - Critique (long)

2019-05-10 Thread Marc Griffiths
Hi everyone. Nice critique John. To throw in my perspective as an experienced Linux user switching to Qubes as sole laptop OS a few months back. Primary usecase for me is #1 increased security when using crypto exchanges and #2 the feeling of spinning up an environment that I have confidence in