Re: Switching to Linux and C

From: Gerrit Heitsch <>
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2017 11:23:23 +0200
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On 08/23/2017 11:08 AM, Baltissen, GJPAA (Ruud) wrote:
>> For today I rather recommend Ubuntu for practically all GNU/Linux applications from server to desktop. It's both mature and actively developed at the same time.
> I had this impression as well. Grzegorz, my oldest son, is using it as well and speaks well of it. But my main reason for choosing a Linux version was how well VICE would do on it and you just confirmed that. You also confirmed that gcc should be my choice as compiler. Thanks!

When using Ubuntu, I suggest the 'Xubuntu' Derivate, it uses XFCE as 
window manager. And use 'xterm', not one of them more modern terminal 
emulators. Why? It works... with the other emulators I sooner or later 
run into a problem and xterm allows lots of configuration options using 
the .Xresources or .Xdefaults file.


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