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72 hours and going good!

Postby digitalhermit86 on Thu Sep 19, 2013 2:03 pm

Greetings, I Installed Linux Mint 72 hours ago, and everything is going very well so far. This is my first time using Linux. I was a die hard Windows user since 1995. I started playing around with a MAC someone gave me, and I really started to love the OS vs Windows, since I can't afford a MAC I started looking at Linux, and chose to install Ubuntu but I did not like the look and feel of it. I then chose to install Linux Mint Cinnamon 15, and am really in pressed. I have not had to boot back in to windows to do anything, but did go back to run ccleaner and tidy up a bit, and now I can't hardly stand looking at it or using it anymore. :shock:

Sadly I won't ever be able to totally kick windows, because I am a PC tech and am forced to support windows. But as long as things keep going well I will be spending 99.9% of my time in Mint. My system is a home built on a Asus board, Intel Pentium 3.33Ghz Dual core, 4gb Ram and 500gb for Win 7 and 320GB for Linux. And is very fast.
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Re: 72 hours and going good!

Postby The-Wizard on Thu Sep 19, 2013 2:39 pm

Welcome to the Mint family forums

nice solid spec Linux

asus M2N-MX board, AMD x2 6000 amd/ati graphics 4x1mb ddr2, 21" HD screen Mint 16-64 cinnamon
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Re: 72 hours and going good!

Postby Crewp on Thu Sep 19, 2013 6:05 pm

Welcome to Linux Mint, and the Mint forums :D
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Re: 72 hours and going good!

Postby jesica on Fri Sep 20, 2013 3:05 am

Good day,

Welcome to the forum.

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Re: 72 hours and going good!

Postby catweazel on Sat Sep 21, 2013 6:48 am

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