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Postby Pete731 on Thu Aug 30, 2012 12:35 pm

Just wanted to drop in and say hello. I'm in the process of putting Mint 13 (MATE) on my new netbook, and I'm certain I'll have questions. I had Ubuntu 9.04 on my old gateway laptop, really liked it, but it is large and clumsy, and the battery has worn out to the point where it only gets an hour or so on a full charge. So I got my self a cheap little netbook for traveling and work, until I can save up for a better computer, and have discovered that windows 7 basic is rather, well, basic. And somewhat useless. So have decided to give Mint a try. So far I've managed to boot into Mint off of a usb stick, and all my hardware worked right away, which is nice. So my next step is to make with the partitioning and installing this weekend! Wish me luck :)
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Re: Hi everybody

Postby The-Wizard on Thu Aug 30, 2012 12:56 pm

welcome to the Mint family forums

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Re: Hi everybody

Postby jesica on Fri Aug 31, 2012 12:02 am

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Re: Hi everybody

Postby xenopeek on Fri Aug 31, 2012 6:19 am

Hi Pete731, welcome to the Linux Mint forums :D Thanks for joining the forums!

Be sure also to check out the Community website (tutorials, hardware and software reviews, ideas). You can also chat in real-time with other Linux Mint users. In the Mint Menu, in the Internet section, start the application XChat IRC. You will automatically get connected to #linuxmint-chat for general chat and #linuxmint-help for support with other Linux Mint users.

Have fun with Linux Mint. Oh, and good luck with the install :wink:
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