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New Android 7 update done! Nice and clean!

Wallpaper can be found here: http://killaaaron.deviantart.com/
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94km in and they barely look used! It's nice to see where I land? I'm unsure whether I'm supposed to be using my big toe more though? Either way these are incredible! #running #run #minimalistrunning #vibrams #vibramfivefingers
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Like mine! AWESOME!!!!
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Travelling around the South West of England last week. The weather was glorious! Roll on the summer....
#UK #England #sunshine #cycling #roadbike #roadie #roadiewanker #bike #healthyliving
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Just discovered Markdown!! WHERE HAS THIS BEEN ALL MY LIFE!!??

#linux #markdown
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Hi guys, I need some help. I'm going to ask a stupid question...

I have an existing install of Antergos on my machine. I have 2 disks, the first is an 120gb SSD with boot and root partitions, the second is a 1tb spinning disk with home and swap. I has worked really well for me and I'd like the same for Solus.

I have come to the where should we install part of the installation and I'm unsure how to proceed? It would seem that I can replace Antergos but does not give me the option of assigning the second disks home partition. When I click "assign mount points", I am unable to actually do anything?

I'm I being an idiot?
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Hello people!

I'm thinking of exploring a new Distribution and Solus looks quite nice! I've been a user of Arch now for a couple of years and love the rolling nature of it. But inevitably, I boot up and it occasionally throws a wobbly, especially when I want to get something done, or worse I want to show Linux off to someone. I hear Solus will go rolling at 2.0 which has peaked my interest.

I'm looking to install on my laptop (i5 quad sandy bridge, 8gb Ram Intel graphics). I currently have the Os installed to SSD and /home on a 1tb spinning disc.

I have played with it on a live USB and it seems really cool.

So, is it worth me jumping in now? Has anyone else come from Arch that could share their thoughts on how they have got on with Solus?

Cheers.


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I have installed Solus on a couple of laptops, one old BIOS driven DELL Vostro 1520 with an SSD and it boots up at 8 seconds. The other is a new UEFI driven DELL Inspiron with core i7 Skylake processor which benefits from the newer kernel version 4.7.4. Up till now I had only ever installed *buntu disros and was fearful of learning a new distro with a different package manager, but so far I have never needed to touch the terminal. All my drivers and software were installed via the excellent Software Center. Solus is an amazing piece of software. Ikey, Justin Zobel and Joshua Strobi are great developers. I would recommend Solus to anyone.
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I haven't been on G+ properly for quite a while now. Not sure why?

I'm going to try to drop in more for a while!...
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I have been running for a few years now and had to take some time off because of shin splints, lower back, Plantar Facia and hip problems. The break got me into cycling so I can't complain too much.

My love has always been running though (ex military, and long distance runner before serious injury) and I started to miss it. Especially when I'm being invited to 5k's and triathlons. I tried to get back into running. I tried various different trainers and even a gait analysis, and physio, and then another gait analysis, numerous shoes and after slowly increasing my mileage, I'd get to 3k and the shins would start singing again, followed by the back and then the hip pain. Every single time!

A month ago I decided to have one last ditched attempt at getting back into running before unhappily giving up for good. I found a YouTube video about Barefoot running and decided to give it a go. What did I have to loose?

With a few laps around the local park, it felt amazing! After a few hundred metres my legs opens up, my posture shifted and I was flying! I did not want to stop! I'm a sucker for doing my research, so of course I understood that I needed to take it easy. So I walked home. No pain, no achiness, no feeling like I'd been hit by a bus! Awesome!

A few days later and my very first Vibrams, the Seeya LS Night, were delivered, and I was like a kid at Christmas!

Since then I have been slowly easing into it. I download the C25K app from the Play Store so I had a disciplined structure to work with and now I'm at week 5 and loving it! I'm running 12km a week and aside a few minor aches and monstrously tight calves, I feel fantastic!

I certainly will not be going back to "running shoes" I tell you that much!

Strava: https://www.strava.com/athletes/6743587
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My latest Arch setup. I have been an Arch + Gnome user for a few years now. I installed i3 and I'm in love!!

Arch Linux,
i3 Window Manager
More details in the video description!

https://youtu.be/E6hrmRQj2bY
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+Chris Goodman thx~~
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+Seb K​ Hi mate, I was wondering how complicated it would be to make my own bike saddle for the road bike. Is there somewhere you can point me for a decent step by step?
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Out on the bike this afternoon and then again this evening! Starting to feel real comfy on the bike... 
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Environmental Consultant, road cyclist, Digital Artist, Linux User and all round Geek!
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I'm an Environmental Consultant working in the South West of England..  I have many interests, but here are some Ideas for circles to put me in: Cycling: I own a road bike. I ride almost every day and I'm still not riding it enough. Art:  I Love art and all things art, No main preference to style but I do like fantasy, sci fi and landscape. I am a digital artist myself. Technology: I love all Tech. Past, present and future and want everything on the market! I love to know how things work and I love Open Source Software. GNU/Linux: I am a huge fan of Linux and run Arch Linux on my main machine, I have used Ubuntu and Fedora in the past but Arch tops them all. I use windows but only for work... I have never used OSX. Android: I have a Nexus 5 and a Nexus 7 running Stock. Google+: I am on here all day, everyday! Kids; I have 2, one 8 and one 4. Dyslexia: I have dyslexia. It has never stopped me!  Photography: I enjoy Photography and I have been know to show some skills occasionally too! Ex British Forces: I served in the Royal Engineers from 2000 to 2004.
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