A REALLY Weird PC… - System76 Thelio Review

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There’s more than one company that makes its own operating system and hardware, and today, we’re taking a look at System76’s Thelio, an open source design you can build yourself.
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    Linus Tech TipsLinus Tech TipsBulan Yang lalu
    • Do a review on SuperTuxKart. Just so you can be confused

      Kian MooreKian Moore3 jam yang lalu
    • Still not big enough to replace my old Targus built for 2 very thick laptops, and tons of accessories.

      midnightwolfmidnightwolf11 hari yang lalu
    • @lazypizzaguy gibberish

      alysdexiaalysdexia16 hari yang lalu
    • @alysdexia is the pricing actually that tilted in Apple's favor?

      pxcpxc23 hari yang lalu
  • Huh. So, as the design is OS, there is nothing stopping anyone from creating a 3d-printable base that the computer can sit on which incorporates a filter and noise suppression of some sort. Neat!

    Keith OlsonKeith Olson3 jam yang lalu
  • Watching on the 19in system 76 laptop XD

    MacroWaveDudeMacroWaveDude17 jam yang lalu
  • Great video! Love what system76 is doing

    Dave SnigierDave Snigier18 jam yang lalu
  • Where the hell have you been for the last 20 years. There have been Linux Vendors making prebuild and installed desktop and laptop Linux systems for a long time, and including support contracts for those systems. What are you on about? I have purchased Linux systems for some of my customers as fare 18 years ago.

    Michael CloutierMichael Cloutier20 jam yang lalu
  • I love that case... if i could hackintosh it, it would be the ultimate computer.

    blizzardjesusblizzardjesusHari Yang lalu
    • Well, okay, though I'd prefer just keeping Pop!_OS on the machine since it's a superior choice compared to Windows and MacOS

      JackRedstoniaJackRedstonia23 jam yang lalu
    • because i hate windows and linux...

      blizzardjesusblizzardjesus23 jam yang lalu
    • Why would you use something as locked down as MacOS?

      JackRedstoniaJackRedstonia23 jam yang lalu
  • Didn’t Linus code Linux.

    Anonymous Linux NerdAnonymous Linux NerdHari Yang lalu
  • I use PopOS as my second partition. Love it so far.

    nooboobtoobnooboobtoob2 hari yang lalu
  • There is a lot of dislikes about the 'seizure inducing' B-Roll footage. I think the concept of it was simple and brilliant, it was aesthetically great. Probably just needed a little less strobe type footage.

    carringbushpetcarringbushpet2 hari yang lalu
  • Listening to you speak about Linux in the 1st few minutes you can definitely tell you are not familiar with anything Linux from the last 3+ years. I cringed when you start talking about having to compile kernels or finding the necessary repos.

    xaGexaGe2 hari yang lalu
    • I agree. These days Linux will install and run just as simply and reliably for most users as either Windows of MacOS. The most likely fail case would be wifi cards, arising from selecting one of those distros that requires you to add a repo for "non-free" drivers. Even a small amount of research should help you avoid this problem. Since Windows users sometimes have to spend a lot of time finding and installing drivers, it' would be disingenuous to suggest that's a "Linux problem".

      Wsdag SaesrgtWsdag Saesrgt2 hari yang lalu
  • The ultimate Hipster Compy!!!! its nostalgic looking free open source os bra and its expencive..social signal for both hey im frugal look i use a free os but paid the same or more for a shillputer.

    homelessEhhomelessEh2 hari yang lalu
  • pop os has me sold i refuse to Pay for winblows 10 .. once 7 becomes Deader then vista.. its pop os by then it will be super mature and fully fleshed out by then.

    homelessEhhomelessEh2 hari yang lalu
  • I always thought Linus was for Linux

    Zi&DZi&D2 hari yang lalu
  • Rossmann quote: Dont Delay, Buy Today

    DaveDave2 hari yang lalu
  • bullshit content

    Sai NaiSai Nai2 hari yang lalu
  • "Normals" manufacturers should use Linux in their products as well, Linux has a lot of preconception, it is much better than the normal user ever thought

    Daniel RiosDaniel Rios2 hari yang lalu
  • {interviewing the thelio parts and quality chart} ....thats a ali express button .

    nopenope2 hari yang lalu
  • Theleos is Greek for perfect

    George BGeorge B2 hari yang lalu
  • this pc company is for people that have fuck you money lmao

    LittletweeterLittletweeter2 hari yang lalu
  • *LGR signal appears in the sky*

    Nick SloukaNick Slouka2 hari yang lalu
  • Did you guys call there support?

    Christopher CouncilChristopher Council2 hari yang lalu
  • had to stop halfway the video because my eyes started hurting from the footage ._.

    LanngreenLanngreen2 hari yang lalu
  • Roses are red Violets are blue Help me I deleted system32

    Mikael KiviniemiMikael Kiviniemi2 hari yang lalu
  • I think you put the wrong sponsor link in the bio. I'm actually interested in those laptop bags, but Dollar Shave Club is listed.

    skillzorz101skillzorz1012 hari yang lalu
  • A couple years ago I was at my grandma's house to use her printer and I got on her PC and it had Linux on it. I couldn't figure out how to navigate it so my grandma had to teach me how to use Linux...

    ChrashChrash3 hari yang lalu
  • "No motherboard upgrade", but can the BIOS be upgraded to use Ryzen 3? If yes, could probably pop a 3900X in and upgrade the perf a lot?

    sinni800sinni8003 hari yang lalu
  • Sorry, System76 is too expensive.

    Diego LindeDiego Linde4 hari yang lalu
  • I didn't like the website either for the same reasons Linus mentioned. Linus shows his ignorance of Linux, when he talks about it, like the way software is loaded, which is pretty standard now. 2:35 It runs faster and leaner than Windoze, who likes to look over your shoulder.

    Leslie SavegeLeslie Savege6 hari yang lalu
  • I bought a thelio and its very stylish very powerful and DESIGNED to run Linux 0 compatibility issues. Yes i could have built my own, then you are stuck with individual parts that you need to rma if something goes wrong AND may not be compatible with Linux. You see, Ive been running Linux for 3 yrs and will NOT go back to windows........EVER! Hell, windows will not even install on this machine at all. Trust me Ive tried multiple ways and times! IMO it's money well spent!

    peabodypeabody6 hari yang lalu
  • I don't like that 76!

    ForceForce6 hari yang lalu
  • I installed POP on my dell XPS 12. Since POP OS have enforced the disc encryption most of the time when i start my computer it just sits on auth page without response. When i install ubuntu i have choice to not encrypt my disc.

    Vaijanath MadugolkarVaijanath Madugolkar7 hari yang lalu
    • @Vaijanath Madugolkar :) yeah cool, but you probably want to make yourself one anyway for security. sudo passwd username Just to be on the safe side.

      gilkesiskinggilkesisking6 hari yang lalu
    • gilkesisking I just tried installing solution is simply " Simply select to not set a password, and you don't have encryption"

      Vaijanath MadugolkarVaijanath Madugolkar6 hari yang lalu
    • Disc encryption is done by default during the PopOS install. Its not "enforced", if you don't want that ( say you're a storing game files on the same disk ) then you can select the advanced install option and set it up how you want, with or without encryption.

      gilkesiskinggilkesisking6 hari yang lalu
  • Linus, you should watch destinationlinux.org, and then join the program once. These guys will make you much wiser on the posibilities using Linux OS.

    Jan EnemarkJan Enemark7 hari yang lalu
  • the 80's background interference is more annoying than the review! I literally can not watch this because of it!

    Snypa007Snypa00712 hari yang lalu
  • You don't need to compile a kernel to install linux, Not everything is gentoo. Jeez linux is super easy to install, learn, and use.

    Defunct LizardDefunct Lizard16 hari yang lalu
  • Expensive done right

    Clovet MusicClovet Music17 hari yang lalu
  • Proprietary case with open source software thats been unpopular for decades?

    LindsayLindsay17 hari yang lalu
  • They are awesome bit expensive.

    Vinicio CoelhoVinicio Coelho18 hari yang lalu
  • It's imperative to mention Lutris as well as Proton.

    Generic EricGeneric Eric19 hari yang lalu
  • I know System 76 has to make money but their mark-up on hardware is unacceptably high. They charge RTX 2080 price for a 2070. Come on now. Sell the cards at cost at least.

    Eli SantanaEli Santana19 hari yang lalu
  • OMG, this song is from a game or sounds super similar to one! It's on the tip of my brain... uggghh .. I can't even hear what Linus is saying anymore. This.. is killing me

    Kagyu BreighKagyu Breigh19 hari yang lalu
  • Let me introduce your IO to my Dremel.

    bean stalkerbean stalker19 hari yang lalu
  • When are you going to bring back 16:9 videos?

    Captain ComradeCaptain Comrade19 hari yang lalu
  • I love seeing people building a machine like this, great review linus

    greg robertsgreg roberts20 hari yang lalu
  • Better than a cheese grater

    Anil GulatiAnil Gulati21 hari yang lalu
    • Yeah

      Techboy235 FK8Techboy235 FK819 hari yang lalu
  • I'm watching this on Pop OS 19.04 on my W3690 Dell Workstation with an RX 560. And it runs fast!

    Mike MMike M22 hari yang lalu
    • I'm watching this on Windows xp and it runs..... NOSTALGIC!

      J 984J 98420 hari yang lalu
  • linux tech tips

    MaDoTPGMaDoTPG22 hari yang lalu
  • Linus is the type of guy who drinks soda out a can

    Bon BonjoviBon Bonjovi22 hari yang lalu
  • Just disable telemetry and use Windows 10

    kakaidokakaido23 hari yang lalu
  • System76 is great but you should really check out Raptor Talos systems, that’s way more OSS friendly (no hidden microcode or firmwares)

    Anton ZadorozhniyAnton Zadorozhniy23 hari yang lalu
  • Who else cringed when it said counter strike go

    Gd moo5555Gd moo555523 hari yang lalu
  • Overboard with the effects, who thought that looked good?

    Assbender666Assbender66623 hari yang lalu
  • I've been using Linux Mint (Cinnamon) for years now -- I find it somewhat easier to install, maintain, and install/uninstall software on than the Windows 7 I used to use (Why, oh WHY doesn't Windows have a package manager?), and FAR less of a chore than the Windows 10 computers I'm occasionally forced to struggle with for family. My laptop is from System76, and I pretty much couldn't be happier with the product or service (it came with Ubuntu when shipped, but I installed Mint on it later) but I built my desktop myself -- and I'd do it again, since I can't justify the premium price over commodity hardware. PopOS sounds interesting, and I've been casually looking at it every now and then, but I think I'll stick with Mint for now. The 'classic' Mint-X interface style is basically the Windows 7 replacement I wanted in the beginning, and I've become very used to it by now.

    05Matz05Matz23 hari yang lalu
  • I was a hardware nerd even as a little kid, didn't get into linux until I was a teenager. When I met linux nerds I assumed they'd know things about hardware, but that really wasn't my experience. I had to install for them, in different situations, a power supply and a CD drive. I think it's even worse now. Hardware is much easier, but there's even fewer people into it.

    wompshmackwompshmack23 hari yang lalu
  • NVidia GPU is an interesting choice on a Linux machine

    Deryk ListerDeryk Lister23 hari yang lalu
  • Down vote for trash 18:9 aspect ratio.

    ReprisalReprisal24 hari yang lalu
  • I would love to see more Linux systems being introduced in one complete package. I have been wanting to get into it for a while because well, Windows 10 isnt the most ideal OS I have ever used.

    HolretHolret24 hari yang lalu
    • id-vision.net/detail/video-yZpmlRam6KY.html

      gilkesiskinggilkesisking24 hari yang lalu
  • Normies is a furry term

    Tom RuffTom Ruff24 hari yang lalu
  • I don't use Pop!_OS with any System76 computer, rather an old laptop I have. It manages to shave most of the rough edges off of Ubuntu (and after Canonical's 32-bit library fail, they'll keep making sure Steam works). Pretty decent OS.

    knotsandcrosses1knotsandcrosses124 hari yang lalu
  • Chill music 0:00

    Techboy235 FK8Techboy235 FK825 hari yang lalu
    • True

      Techboy235 FK8Techboy235 FK819 hari yang lalu
  • 10:52 >selling shaving products to neckbeards

    Andrea MitchellAndrea Mitchell25 hari yang lalu
  • Matching hardware specs to a comparable Imac, System76 is priced about the same on hardware.

    WaylenWaylen25 hari yang lalu
  • I switched from windows to Pop!_OS few months back... And I just love it. I dont think I will ever go back to windows

    Jozef PlataJozef Plata25 hari yang lalu
  • I used to be a diehard Linux tinkerer. I didn't mind spending hours or days or weeks, however long it took, getting everything about every new computer I had perfect and just the way I wanted it. That was a long time ago though, nowadays I want a system that does enough of the important things well enough without my intervention that I don't feel a need to really mess with it too much right away. So I've been a Mac user for the last 5 years or so, after *HATING* them for so long. I just happened to come into a deal too good to pass up for an '11 MBP 13-in and didn't have any other working computer at the time so I started using it out of necessity and lack of anything else to use and now I'm on my third one (they all work still). Not the outcome I would have expected way back then. Now there are a lot more choices in distros and window managers, and everything from the pros only, everything is a config file to extremely newbie-friendly ones that are just as drama-free as Windows or MacOS. I don't think the 'Linux on the desktop' revolution everyone has been hoping for for the last couple decades is ever going to happen, but for those that are inclined to Penguins, you've got more options than ever before, and a few of them can provide that easy, hand holding experience you may want if you don't have the time to tinker and just want to work.

    Wild TangentWild Tangent25 hari yang lalu
  • Second hard drives are usually 'hidden away' in Linux. You don't access Linux drives by letter like in windows, you access them as a directory in the file tree. The rub is that your drive will be mounted somewhere like /home.

    DavidDavid25 hari yang lalu
  • A few days ago I took my father's old laptop and installed Arch Linux on it. He is a Mechanical Engineer and he was in need for a SolidWorks/CAD software alternative so I did a simple search in the command line and found a very similar software - freeCAD. So now... My father leaves his Windows computer on the shelf and his daily driver is a Linux machine. He is proudly saying: "I use arch, btw".

    Ray BittonRay Bitton25 hari yang lalu
    • Here's another CAD program for Linux if you're interested www.bricsys.com/en-intl/

      gilkesiskinggilkesisking25 hari yang lalu
  • Had to stop less than 50 seconds in... Where do you get your Linux information from Linus? Most of us Linux users didn’t compile our own Kernel or choose our own repos... Most I’ve ever done is configure vanilla Arch and even THAT doesn’t go as in depth as you talk about! I love the channel but get your facts straight before presenting Linux to the masses.

    swordkornswordkorn25 hari yang lalu
  • Hold my bear

    TuiiTuii25 hari yang lalu
  • I think that this is a great idea, in theory. But honestly someone who needs those kinds of specs are probably using programs that aren't on Linux

    Bitchass McGeeBitchass McGee25 hari yang lalu
    • Well, gaming for a start, DaVinci Resolve, Light-works... coders wanting to compile, rendering... Blender, virtualisation. This is pretty under powered for Linux users, we like and need pretty beefy machines. Lots of cores. This is Windows spec to be honest, why system76 offer much more powerful options.

      gilkesiskinggilkesisking25 hari yang lalu
  • you said it right, you assumptions about the Linux community. Because the Linux community likes System76 for the simple reason they can buy a Linux machine without having to own Microsoft crap.

    Sergio Díaz NilaSergio Díaz Nila25 hari yang lalu
    • Sergio Díaz Nila doesn’t mean I’m willing to pay through the nose for hardware though... and sure as heck not the operating system... or the software provided...

      swordkornswordkorn25 hari yang lalu
  • Tuxedo is nice, too

    GesichtskrapfenGesichtskrapfen26 hari yang lalu
A REALLY Weird PC… - System76 Thelio Review