Linux software suggestions

Peter TB Brett peter.brett at livecode.com
Sun Sep 20 05:48:53 EDT 2015


Hi Andy,

I very strongly recommend running 64-bit LiveCode on Linux. Because of the x86-64 architecture's larger number of registers (among other things), we've noticed a speed increase of up to 20% with x86-64 LiveCode, relative to x86 LiveCode running on the same hardware and Linux kernel.

Peter

On 20 September 2015 09:52:29 BST, AndyP <smudge.andy at googlemail.com> wrote:
>I'm about to turn a Dell 5150 which is sitting collecting dust into my
>very
>first Linux based machine!
>
>This will be an open source software only machine.
>
>I've always been Windows based so have decided to go for Mint with
>Cinnamon
>distro as it looks like it will be easier for me to transition too.
>
>Apart from LiveCode Community what others Open source software would
>those
>of you who are Linux based recommend?
>
>E.g. best email client, office suite, ftp client, graphics prog,
>browser,
>etc..etc..
>
>Also how is LiveCode doing with 64bit Linux, any problems or parity
>issues?
>
>Looking forward to your suggestions :-)
>
>
>
>
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>
>
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>
>PointandSee is a FREE simple but full featured under cursor colour
>picker / finder.
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