Can This USB Stick Resurrect Your Old PC?

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24 มี.ค. 2019

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Jiro MacOS
Jiro MacOS ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
Why pay for this when you can do it cheaper. (I am using ubuntu off a usb stick right now.)
Patrick Howie
Patrick Howie 2 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
Now that's a nerd right there
James Mathai
James Mathai 14 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
Watching this on a computer which was bought in 2010. It has 2GB Ram and pentium IV I think. Creating the installer using unetbootin and Installing it took, like 20 minutes. I use it to download torrents, mostly.
Falling Flying
Falling Flying วันที่ผ่านมา
Feels like this has been done in the past, just re-uploaded!
roblox108 วันที่ผ่านมา
That computer is literally my pc speed I have a core i3 4th gen I’m pretty sure and I have a Radeon r5 220
Apollo13 Cozy
Apollo13 Cozy วันที่ผ่านมา
How will gran boot from the stick?
Alphenhous plays games!
Alphenhous plays games! วันที่ผ่านมา
an athleon based pc is REALLY REALLY cheap currently.so i would suggest using that 80$ towards a pc.
Landau David
Landau David วันที่ผ่านมา
Grandma you type way to fast for me
NaeMuckle 2 วันที่ผ่านมา
So this is what i did when i didn't have my own pc but borrowed time on friends and family machines with a Linux usb.... 10 years ago!
lyiriyah 2 วันที่ผ่านมา
It's just a fucking four year old version of Lubuntu, which can be obtained for as little as FUCKING NOTHING
KEITH KUHN 3 วันที่ผ่านมา
Very interesting I like the fact that you had another person involved in it. For a second opinion. But like you say it all boils down to hardware. Well maybe not call but a lot correct ? Keith Kuhn
KEITH KUHN 3 วันที่ผ่านมา
I love your videos you're so enthusiastic I'm going to wait till after the glassware and then I'm going to find out if the xtra-pc really works. Yippee
OtterGauze 3 วันที่ผ่านมา
Were the editors on crack? This is amazing.
Light Joshe
Light Joshe 3 วันที่ผ่านมา
I have A Cruzer Blade
garlicbread 3 วันที่ผ่านมา
Bro that little SanDisk flash drive I paid like 5 bucks each at Wal-Mart and I bought like 20
The Undaunted
The Undaunted 3 วันที่ผ่านมา
How do I resurrect my old Sony Vaio laptop Y2K for writing my movie scripts on?
Tim Gentz
Tim Gentz 4 วันที่ผ่านมา
I actually like cloudready (chrome-O.S. like). Most linux distros dont like popular usb 3.0 external hard drives - works great in cloudready. And also runs great from flashdrive, so you dont have to even mess with your existing setup.
Eexpers 4 วันที่ผ่านมา
$80 is worth the "effort" of creating a live USB to linus? for real? LiLi takes like 10 mins what have you been smoking linus? UNIVERSAL USB INSTALLER will even download the iso for you its literally point and click many other simple easy tools too requires no skill - en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Live_USB
William Mulreed
William Mulreed 4 วันที่ผ่านมา
2:10 LOL what the heck
Özer Tayiz
Özer Tayiz 4 วันที่ผ่านมา
Yeah, I would simply use a Lubuntu live USB. And then you can even backup files to an external hard drive, and install Lubuntu on the hard drive. Then it would work even faster...
Rln Bnvds
Rln Bnvds 4 วันที่ผ่านมา
Great Videos and as always, the dumbest (face) thumbnails.
vidyaWolf 4 วันที่ผ่านมา
"The extra time to create a bootable Linux USB drive" ummm.... about 5 minutes. If you don't know what you're doing. For that price you can get a NEW computer that's reasonably fast.
Ob Fuscated
Ob Fuscated 5 วันที่ผ่านมา
I've converted a couple of older folks to Linux because it does what they want and does it reliably. Remember when Redmond changes shit Windows users have to learn a "new" OS too.
tgmforum tgmforum
tgmforum tgmforum 5 วันที่ผ่านมา
Ok, I know what this thing really is, and it's sickeningly ingenious. When tech-challenged folks end up with their PC slowing down to TRS-80 levels, they don't think in terms of malware and plain ol' software updating itself out of your physical memory capacity. So they see this turn-key system and suddenly they have an albeit slow but usable computer and they think it somehow fixed their existing computer.
David Crabb
David Crabb 5 วันที่ผ่านมา
I'd just clone the disk to SSD for 45 bux.
Snow Man
Snow Man 5 วันที่ผ่านมา
"Is this tab still loading?!" :( my gaming pc takes this long to load tabs
Shadowhunter 5 วันที่ผ่านมา
I dunno, $50 is still way too much for essentially a live usb. A 10-20% markup is one thing, but this is 5-10 times the price just for burning a linux image on it. (I recently got a 32 GB flashdrive -- non sandisk -- off Amazon for 4.99 American rupees)
fona mcjimmyjimmy
fona mcjimmyjimmy 5 วันที่ผ่านมา
I wanna buy the version you made because my laptop is probably worse than that usb
Matthew MEL
Matthew MEL 5 วันที่ผ่านมา
Tigran margaryan
Tigran margaryan 6 วันที่ผ่านมา
For 49.99
Tigran margaryan
Tigran margaryan 6 วันที่ผ่านมา
Your better off buying an ssd ang some extra ram
Joseph Upton
Joseph Upton 6 วันที่ผ่านมา
Does anyone else think that Anthony should have his own channel? "Computing cool with Anthony".
php developer
php developer 6 วันที่ผ่านมา
lol u can throw that usb to trash / offer you CNN and msnbc fake news on fake usb lol
alex joseph
alex joseph 7 วันที่ผ่านมา
hi linus can u make a video about System 76 Linux hardware beast (system76.com/cart/configure/thelio-major-r1) Please
Pokémon Freak
Pokémon Freak 7 วันที่ผ่านมา
Hitler 7 วันที่ผ่านมา
I don't trust my grandma with any Electronics she's just going to end up sending money to some Nigerian prince or download more RAM
Aaron Votan
Aaron Votan 7 วันที่ผ่านมา
Who edited this? 😂
Lincoln Loud fan432
Lincoln Loud fan432 8 วันที่ผ่านมา
B4D-W0LF 8 วันที่ผ่านมา
I have an idea. Get a lenovo t550, grandma!
B4D-W0LF 8 วันที่ผ่านมา
A Segway into MEMES
Edgar Renje
Edgar Renje 8 วันที่ผ่านมา
2:30 How they just used a SanDisk USB drive and put a sticker on it....
Chuos Game
Chuos Game 10 วันที่ผ่านมา
He sounds like Michael Scott
Ali Mohammad
Ali Mohammad 10 วันที่ผ่านมา
The people that linus brings in from his team are the ones you see in the movies
HDTVStreamers 10 วันที่ผ่านมา
Actualy I have set up NUMEROUS elderly people with Linux Mint. All of them were overjoyed!
B4D-W0LF 8 วันที่ผ่านมา
a good version of pre-installed stuff on a Linux is badass for old grannies. problem is, you really need some bang for your buck pc for some good performance these days. and that's why you need linus tech tips division dedicated for old grannies
MarcellPick. 10 วันที่ผ่านมา
My grandma uses Windows 7, only using Thunderbird, and Chrome
tgmforum tgmforum
tgmforum tgmforum 5 วันที่ผ่านมา
I've been trying to wean people off of old-fashioned locally stored MUA's for decades now. Gmail is really the safest bet, especially when you're the tech go-to in your family.....everything is fixable from home....no traveling.
Niko Bellic
Niko Bellic 10 วันที่ผ่านมา
puppy linux = Rufus bam you got a grandma frendly linux distro
Niko Bellic
Niko Bellic 10 วันที่ผ่านมา
just do puppy linux
richard klegin
richard klegin 10 วันที่ผ่านมา
steam is only in ubuntu , bullshit you are dumb as hell . before you talk about shit you do not know do your research
richard klegin
richard klegin 10 วันที่ผ่านมา
how about buy a usb for $15 and install linux to it or any other distro
Aquelite 11 วันที่ผ่านมา
What's the thing on the bottom right thing during the screen capture in the beginning
Plonk Plonk
Plonk Plonk 11 วันที่ผ่านมา
why evryone trys to market a cheesy deal ... e.g. demonstrating using google
Sp1du 11 วันที่ผ่านมา
Im a simple man, i see 3d pinball i press like
Juxe Beats
Juxe Beats 11 วันที่ผ่านมา
This guy sounded like a girl at the very beggining. "lEtS pLaY"
CodfishCatfish 11 วันที่ผ่านมา
Hasn’t Gran got learn to alter the boot configuration in the bios.... good luck as with most Sony laptops as it’s locked down with a non disclosed password. Only Sony have the password!! FileRes is like VoidTools -Everything search which works with Wildcards. My opinion .... granny should stick to her old PC, roll a spliff and enjoy a good joint while she’s waiting for Windows to load. These guys should have run Conky on their distro and seen how hard it was processing.
Pauluz de Boskabouter
Pauluz de Boskabouter 12 วันที่ผ่านมา
Hehe the first 2 secs I thought I've heard a Chipmunk haha
Atryix 717
Atryix 717 12 วันที่ผ่านมา
Julian Gaming waters
Julian Gaming waters 12 วันที่ผ่านมา
15:09 (Ignore This Comment)
Shovan Roy
Shovan Roy 12 วันที่ผ่านมา
What's your typing speed... That was damn fast how you typed 😮
Alexander Nähring
Alexander Nähring 12 วันที่ผ่านมา
Creating a Linux Live USB Stick took a tech guy 1 hour, oh my ;-) More like 5 minutes I'd wager. And please use HW acceleration
Mythical DJ
Mythical DJ 12 วันที่ผ่านมา
The Linux has a malware installed... CRHROMIUM THE ANNOYING BROWSER
Conor Haddock
Conor Haddock 12 วันที่ผ่านมา
Linus, you know what youre talking about, but what is this shit? Did you need the money? Everything you say is suspect after this
GalaxyStar 13 วันที่ผ่านมา
I finally found out what that game was 9 years ago! 3D Pinball
darcipeeps 13 วันที่ผ่านมา
It’s a nice transition... To what? *video ends*
Petriccione's Channel
Petriccione's Channel 13 วันที่ผ่านมา
My gran was pretty happy using ubuntu for a few years after I set up chrome and the printer...so this is a reasonable idea.
nccrawford 13 วันที่ผ่านมา
Anthony seems like the sweetest person at LTT- and perhaps the most knowledgable... I'd always rather listen to him than ANYONE else there.
Balla21 13 วันที่ผ่านมา
Remember the days when if you had a computer that was as fast as Linus is using now your job had the floor because it was so goddam fast not to date myself but I remember those days clearly
MrLeonardo3111 13 วันที่ผ่านมา
"Normally Steam is only available in Ubuntu" LIES, steam work on much all linux distros debian based, arch based, suse, solus, etc...
Dale Cee
Dale Cee 13 วันที่ผ่านมา
Puppy Linux is FREE and better
Duck Fischer
Duck Fischer 13 วันที่ผ่านมา
I like you new friend hes chill....
Dancer2016 13 วันที่ผ่านมา
Seems everything on that USB stick are free programs, even the free Ubuntu or Linux OS. Wow, people will get burned with that.
flyl0 13 วันที่ผ่านมา
Damn your voice is horrible lol
Voiceborne 13 วันที่ผ่านมา
>CNN >MSNBC >"dat _news_ from all da sourcez"
Hans Nyström Pastor
Hans Nyström Pastor 13 วันที่ผ่านมา
anthny is getting slimer lol, gj
AI Probably
AI Probably 13 วันที่ผ่านมา
I am sure that you wasted 130 dollar just to get a bootable pendrive. I could have done it for you in cheaper cost.
joolian feline
joolian feline 13 วันที่ผ่านมา
Oh man I remember the old Firefox logo.
Eric Cholico
Eric Cholico 14 วันที่ผ่านมา
Honestly, it's not worth spending $80 to buy a bootable and portable usb when you can just make one yourself
Archaic Self
Archaic Self 14 วันที่ผ่านมา
The hosts friend looks like he lives and breaths PC Knowledge
Ethan D
Ethan D 13 วันที่ผ่านมา
He does that's his job
Emailmesoicanignoreu 14 วันที่ผ่านมา
Get a Mac for granny
Iceak99 14 วันที่ผ่านมา
i dont even know what Resurrect means
Richard the Wolf Schleich
Richard the Wolf Schleich 14 วันที่ผ่านมา
Grandma Linus
Firewalk 14 วันที่ผ่านมา
so sick of your channel coming up on autoplay..
Frieslick14 14 วันที่ผ่านมา
Squeaky voice syndrome
SuperSaood 14 วันที่ผ่านมา
this is the usb killer's brother
Tamas Kajfis
Tamas Kajfis 14 วันที่ผ่านมา
Rly? tech tips? Power Off because we don't know nothing??? Pathetic" IT" guys, this was the last video what I watched and also unsubscribe, just idiot kids with tons of money playing "pros"... FYI Click on Start menu press ALT+F4 and choose shutdown!
Alwyn van Deventer
Alwyn van Deventer 14 วันที่ผ่านมา
It's just a live USB with persistence. And everything isn't Ubuntu - Ubuntu is based on Debian, and then there are many distros based on Debian. In turn, there are many distros based of each of those distros based on Debian. Hard to keep track of all the flavors. Also, since linux is opensource and free to use, so.......what exactly are people paying for? The FileRez program? The only way they can make people pay for something which is literally free to use, is to put in some kind of proprietary software which is non-free, which in turn means that THAT is what you're paying for. How does this work with the GNU license? Doesn't it break a few rules here? On a different note, would you pay that much money for a piece of software that literally just finds your pictures and documents, something which you can do by default in all linux systems anyway?
Adam Neulander
Adam Neulander 14 วันที่ผ่านมา
Xtra pc is so extra
WolveRyan PlaysStuff
WolveRyan PlaysStuff 14 วันที่ผ่านมา
Didn't it turn out those old desktop widgets were a security risk?
Tylerrr 15 วันที่ผ่านมา
At that price. Might as well spend the extra $20 for Windows 10. Just my personal opinion tho
Matthew Aazimox
Matthew Aazimox 12 วันที่ผ่านมา
LOL, yes Windows 10 on that Core Duo or Pentium D... xD If your grandma likes slideshows maybe?
solidsteak02 15 วันที่ผ่านมา
Is this an Ubuntu liveUSB modded to the colours of X-traPC, with LXDE installed on it? :D
MrLeonardo3111 13 วันที่ผ่านมา
Nope, is a live usb with an arch distro called Manjaro
Gianna Giavelli
Gianna Giavelli 15 วันที่ผ่านมา
is manjaro better than mint?
Yulek 15 วันที่ผ่านมา
That is what I would call a scam. You want to get new life out of old hardware - put in SSD drive.
cmz8706 15 วันที่ผ่านมา
this Anthony guy has the looks of a winner
Muhammad Abdullah
Muhammad Abdullah 15 วันที่ผ่านมา
Linux saved me a lot of bucks every time by using old machine and not buying a new one. Linux is so good for old PC
slybunda 15 วันที่ผ่านมา
you need hardware accelerated graphics to work otherwise its always gonna be crap. get proper drivers installed if even possible for that distro.
Infallible Reviews
Infallible Reviews 16 วันที่ผ่านมา
Why not install an inexpensive SSD instead like Kingston A400?
Infallible Reviews
Infallible Reviews 8 วันที่ผ่านมา
@Matthew Aazimox - Grandma typically take services from local PC techs to get them installed. Why would you use an SSD in a slow USB 2.0 port? If she gets help from local PC tech or a techie in family, SSD may cost significantly lower than this junk and get huge performance jump just like the latest PCs if they ran atleast a Core 2 Duo 45nm Processor with 4GB DDR2 or DDR3 RAM
Matthew Aazimox
Matthew Aazimox 12 วันที่ผ่านมา
Because grandma has difficulty working out how to mash her shiny new SSD into the USB ports on the front of her machine.
SodomySnake 16 วันที่ผ่านมา
Guys, guys... What if... You got TWO usb flash drives, and used one to run Linux, and the other to "speed up my system" 0.0 You could probably run Crysis if you did that.
Cammypie64 Hook
Cammypie64 Hook 16 วันที่ผ่านมา
9:01 listen
TheBlueReptile 16 วันที่ผ่านมา
This channel has really gone to trash. Shame
Don's Game&Tech
Don's Game&Tech 16 วันที่ผ่านมา
9:00 Did I hear a fuck there or is that just me? 🤔
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Riley's Alias 16 วันที่ผ่านมา
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