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I always keep one Linux install in VirtualBox on my Windows 10 desktop. For a while I've been running Mageia 6 but a recent update borked everything and put me at the grub> prompt. I got rid of Mageia and looked for something else.

I tried an install of Siduction Patience KDE but the installer hung and failed halfway through. Then I installed MX Linux but could not get a fullscreen display in VBox. Then I tried Ubuntu MATE and it's working after I installed the latest Guest Additions.

And so it goes. I'll keep Ubnuntu MATE until I have some more issues. Nothing like VBox for distro farmimg.

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My railroad sims, mostly. Also for income tax (I prefer to do that on my own machine.) Plus many folks in the 'hood use Windows and to help them out I like to have it on one machine at least.

Windows 10 has actually been OK for me. I use Open Shell so the look and feel is Classic Windows 7 ( mouse and keyboard all the way.)

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Well most of that could be done in a VM. If you got your railroad game from Steam, you could play it on linux using Steam's proton engine.

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