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Postby Ron spins on Sun Oct 31, 2010 2:16 pm

Hello Mint community
My longtime passion is poker.
I Live in the U.S.A and actually live close to Bill Gates in the Pacific Northwest.
I am a Linux noobie , after using Win98 , XP for a decade I took a leap and put Ubuntu 10.04 on one of my laptops
and the 10.04 netbook edition on the other.
I have found Linux to be far more stable and faster than Windows.

The big advantage is how the programs update.

Another thing is this community , The Linux community where lots of people around the globe
work together for a greater good .

Linux is beautiful !
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Re: Hello

Postby rshaw on Sun Oct 31, 2010 3:03 pm

Hi , welcome. speaking of poker, "pokerstars" runs perfectly using 'wine'. HTH
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Re: Hello

Postby tdockery97 on Sun Oct 31, 2010 5:45 pm

Hi, and welcome to the Mint Community. Used to live in Bellevue myself.

rshaw wrote:speaking of poker, "pokerstars" runs perfectly using 'wine'. HTH

I can vouch for that; play some every day.
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Re: Hello

Postby rivenathos on Sun Oct 31, 2010 7:02 pm

Hi, Ron. Welcome to the forum and the community.
Currently running in the computer lab:
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Re: Hello

Postby jesica on Tue Nov 02, 2010 3:57 am

Welcome to the forum

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Re: Hello

Postby Oscar799 on Tue Nov 02, 2010 10:17 am

Hello Ron spins,
Welcome to Mint Forum :P
There is a lot of useful information for new and not-so-new users here -> viewtopic.php?f=60&p=302358#p302358
We have a Community site http://community.linuxmint.com/
For real-time help there are IRC channels,open MintMenu>Internet>XChat and you will be automatically connected to #linuxmint-help and #linuxmint-chat
Have fun with Mint
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