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Old 09-02-2013, 03:47 AM   #1
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Thumbs up Dell Latitude XT compatibility with Linux Adobe CS6 Master Collection.


Hi there everybody and good early morning from Seattle! I'll start by saying that i am not the most computer savvy in general and i just found out about Linux yesterday! I have a Dell Latitude XT and its running windows 7 with a bogus product keycode so im getting messages from microsoft saying its no good and that i must pay up! I bought this used offa craigslist for 70 bucks and bogus windows or not its a great deal in my eyes with or with out the windows 7 OS. So id like to know what Linux OS you guys and gals reccomend that will allow me to function properly with my adobe cs6 master collection! I will also be maintaining a few domains as well as webhosting on godaddy.com and i work in the music industry as Artist Management which entails i'd say 75% of my time used social networking for my clients. So any do's and dont's and sound advice is and will be very appreciated! Thank You All Very Much & Happy Labor Day!!!

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Old 09-02-2013, 05:15 AM   #2
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Hi there everybody and good early morning from Seattle! I'll start by saying that i am not the most computer savvy in general and i just found out about Linux yesterday! I have a Dell Latitude XT and its running windows 7 with a bogus product keycode so im getting messages from microsoft saying its no good and that i must pay up! I bought this used offa craigslist for 70 bucks and bogus windows or not its a great deal in my eyes with or with out the windows 7 OS. So id like to know what Linux OS you guys and gals reccomend that will allow me to function properly with my adobe cs6 master collection! I will also be maintaining a few domains as well as webhosting on godaddy.com and i work in the music industry as Artist Management which entails i'd say 75% of my time used social networking for my clients. So any do's and dont's and sound advice is and will be very appreciated! Thank You All Very Much & Happy Labor Day!!!
You can done most of things using Ubuntu.But your CS6 collection no idea at all
 
Old 09-02-2013, 05:50 AM   #3
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Yeah, CS6 MIGHT work in WINE, but I wouldn't count on it, considering how badly it runs even in it's native Windows (I have only 2 people at work that use it, and I've ALWAYS got trouble tickets dealing with it). I'd say try it out in whatever distro floats your boat. Some distros that you may be interested in are Mint, which is very popular with the coming from Windows crowd, and Zorin-OS is new and specifically designed for the user transitioning to linux from Windows. They're both based on Ubuntu. Whatever you do, you'll want to install WINE64 since CS6 is native 64-bit software and not available in 32-bit installs.
 
Old 09-02-2013, 06:20 AM   #4
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I have a Dell Latitude XT and its running windows 7 with a bogus product keycode so im getting messages from microsoft saying its no good and that i must pay up! I bought this used offa craigslist for 70 bucks and bogus windows or not its a great deal in my eyes with or with out the windows 7 OS. So id like to know what Linux OS you guys and gals reccomend that will allow me to function properly with my adobe cs6 master collection!
CS6 (at least some versions) will run with WINE....but it doesnt make much sense to run it in WINE IMO. Adobe CS6 Master Collection is $2000+. You can get a copy of Win7 for $100 or less.
 
Old 09-02-2013, 03:34 PM   #5
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well i already own the adobe cs6 so i think i will try the WINE64 first and see how it goes! ya gotta start somewhere! thanks for your responses people!!
 
Old 09-02-2013, 03:36 PM   #6
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It would be against LQ rules to tell you how to bypass the Adobe agreement and get CS to work on linux.

In many cases you can contact the OEM for a new disc that will return the system to OEM state for maybe $19 or so.

I'd suspect the computer is stolen too.
 
Old 09-02-2013, 04:44 PM   #7
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It would be against LQ rules to tell you how to bypass the Adobe agreement and get CS to work on linux.
There's nothing in the Adobe agreement that prevents you from running it on linux. As long as you are within your installed licenses limit (probably 1 given the cost per license), you can install on any OS that it will run on. They won't SUPPORT it if you have problems on linux, but you're well within your rights to install it and use it on linux.
 
Old 09-02-2013, 05:25 PM   #8
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well @jefro u know what Elvis said right? "We cant go on living with suspicious minds!" well when i registered it with dell to check out everything it didnt come up stolen, why would u suspect its stolen? i mean frankly that is some negative sh*t to hear considering you know so much about this machine & its history, btw please keep any negative u have to offer to yourself and your own virus's! Its a fact that suspicious people are suspicious because of guilt from doing the actions they are suspicious of others of doing, taking part in, ect,,,! may i suggest rooting your suspicions and plug in the new UR-gUiLt-E-USB/mini cable and BUG OFF?
 
Old 09-02-2013, 08:05 PM   #9
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Yes, you had better re-read your agreement with Adobe.

Starts here. "1.3 “Compatible Computer” means a Computer with
the recommended operating system and hardware
configuration as stated in the Documentation."


Yes, I do suspect a lot of stuff on craigslist is stolen, no wait, actually is. One hint is the previous owner put an illegal copy of W7 on it. Guess you didn't figure that complex issue out.

Why don't you take your stolen computer back to the unlucky person who really owns it? While we are on the subject, how did you acquire this CS6 by the way???????

I hate crooks! Why are you so scared to contact Dell? If you are so sure it is not stolen then get a new disc from them.

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Old 09-03-2013, 05:59 AM   #10
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@jefro just to let u know that u are not thee unique, savvy, up to date, in the know, fr33k that you u believe that u are! theres at least 3million people just like U! u mite be thee unknown comic with the brown paper bag over his head getting gonged on the gong show for all EY3 KNOW! Normally in a situation like this id call u a faggot, bitch, but i am not gona! i will let you know that i got thee adobe creative suite 6 master collection software discs for both mac and windows for ZERO DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS! YES EY3 GOT THEM FREE! SO I GET A 5 YEAR OLD LAPTOP OFF CRAIGSLIST FOR 70 BUX AND THAT IS SOME SORT OF A MAJOR CRIME HUH? <personal attack removed>

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Old 09-04-2013, 02:09 PM   #11
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Dear SeattleMusic,
I understand that you feel unhappy with the question if the software is properly bought. However, please take in mind that there is a quite important number of people asking questions about cracking and warez. We need to filter them out. If you're saying it is legal, it is completely fine for us.

However, the language you used for the personal attack is unacceptable, as you have noticed yourself.
 
Old 09-04-2013, 02:09 PM   #12
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@jefro: I think your inference was exaggerate, since you don't have enough evidence to move such a charge. Anyway, the clarification about the Adobe license might have been a reason to simply report this thread since maybe it lies against the cracking rule.

@SeattleMusic: such an overreaction is not tolerated here. "Faggot", "bitch", "fucking job" are words we don't want to hear at LinuxQuestions. They are not deserved. Man warned.

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Old 09-05-2013, 02:14 AM   #13
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i will let you know that i got thee adobe creative suite 6 master collection software discs for both mac and windows for ZERO DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS! YES EY3 GOT THEM FREE!
Cracked software. Its something that you wont find anyone here willing to help you with.

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Yes, I do suspect a lot of stuff on craigslist is stolen, no wait, actually is. One hint is the previous owner put an illegal copy of W7 on it. Guess you didn't figure that complex issue out.

Why don't you take your stolen computer back to the unlucky person who really owns it? While we are on the subject, how did you acquire this CS6 by the way???????

I hate crooks! Why are you so scared to contact Dell? If you are so sure it is not stolen then get a new disc from them.
We dont know if the computer is stollen. maybe it is, maybe its not. Theer are various ways is possible that the win7 install could be flagged as bad.

Still, if its a win7 original install from the OEM, and its not stollen, it would make sense to get a new install disc/serial from Dell.

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Yes, you had better re-read your agreement with Adobe.

Starts here. "1.3 “Compatible Computer” means a Computer with
the recommended operating system and hardware
configuration as stated in the Documentation."
Ummm..running adobe stuff in WINE is as far as I know not an issue. You wont get support from adobe though.

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2.1.5 Dual Boot Platform. The Software is licensed for use on a specific operating system platform. Customer must purchase a separate license for use of the Software on each operating system platform. By way of example, if Customer desires to install the Software on both the Mac OS and Windows operating system platforms on a device that runs both of those platforms (i.e., a dual boot machine), then Customer must first obtain two separate licenses for the Software. This is true even if two versions of the Software, each designed for a different operating system platform, are delivered to Customer on the same media.
http://www.adobe.com/products/eula/tools/captivate.html

Since there is no linux version of the software for linux, running adobe stuff in WINE shouldnt have any issues r.e. 2.1.5 (and the only other reference to operating systems in the EULA is in '4.8 Adobe Runtime Restrictions').
 
  


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