G'Day from Canberra Australia

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G'Day from Canberra Australia

Postby bradh on Sat Sep 08, 2012 7:13 am

Brad Headland here, Web Services Manager at the National Archives of Australia. Just finished installing Mint 13 Mate 64 bit on my dual boot 15" MacBook Pro. Install was very straight forward with no troubles at all. Previous experience with Yellow Dog Linux on PowerMac G3. Getting right back in to Linux again now as I hopefully persue a change in job and move into the National Archives Digital Preservation team where Linux is the main platform.
Look forward to chatting with others on this forum and hope I can contribute some useful ideas as well as get help when I need it.
Cheers, Brad
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Re: G'Day from Canberra Australia

Postby The-Wizard on Sat Sep 08, 2012 7:46 am

G'day blue

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Re: G'Day from Canberra Australia

Postby rivenathos on Sat Sep 08, 2012 1:08 pm

Welcome to the forum!
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Re: G'Day from Canberra Australia

Postby xenopeek on Sat Sep 08, 2012 3:26 pm

Hi Brad, 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.
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Re: G'Day from Canberra Australia

Postby caerolle on Sat Sep 08, 2012 4:03 pm

Brad,

Welcome to Mint Linux and to the Mint Forums! :)

Sounds like you have quite an interesting job! I hope you enjoy your new LM setup!

Caerolle :)
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Re: G'Day from Canberra Australia

Postby bradh on Sat Sep 08, 2012 5:47 pm

Thank you all so much for the warm welcome messages.
Vincent, I'll be sure to checkout the community as well.
Cheers, Brad
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http://www.naa.gov.au
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Re: G'Day from Canberra Australia

Postby Pikachu6708 on Sat Sep 08, 2012 6:04 pm

Hiya! Welcome to the forums! Hope you have a great time!
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Re: G'Day from Canberra Australia

Postby jesica on Mon Sep 10, 2012 12:23 am

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Re: G'Day from Canberra Australia

Postby bradh on Tue Sep 11, 2012 9:31 pm

Well I haven't booted into the Mac OS side of my computer since installing Mint 13 Mate 64 bit last weekend. I am so happy and impressed with the Mint OS stability, speed and ease of use. I've been reading alot about the Cinnamon desktop and have decided when I get home tonight I'm going to rebuild my computer as a single boot Cinnamon 64 bit.

Thank you to all the Mint team. You Rock!!!!

Cheers
Brad
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Re: G'Day from Canberra Australia

Postby bradh on Wed Sep 12, 2012 1:33 am

To easy and I couldn't wait. Just installed the Cinnamon packages and now I have the choice of both Mate and Cinnamon. Awesome!
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