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Yet another newbie

Postby mistywindow on Thu Nov 04, 2010 1:40 pm

Thanks for having me.

I've been trying to switch to 100% Linux for several years but there have always been deal-breakers. Thanks to Linux Mint I've finally managed it. I have a lot to learn after 20 years of Windows but I'm on the way.

Mint 10 RC is fabulous: elegant, beautiful, fast, reliable and it just works.

    For the first time ever I've managed to get the accursed Broadcom wireless on my notebook and my netbook working well enough to be used.
    I've been beating my brains out trying to set up Bluetooth and Internet tethering with my iPhone in Windows 7 to no avail, but with Mint 10: no problem!
    Add in Linux compatible goodies like Nevernote, Dropbox, Google Desktop, Autokey, Quanta Plus, FileZilla et al and open source life is good.

A huge thank you to everyone involved.

:)
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Re: Yet another newbie

Postby Anutesyn on Thu Nov 04, 2010 7:14 pm

Welcome to the forum and to Linux Mint! Glad things are working out for you :) My girlfriend said the same thing when she switched to Linux on her netbook "wow, bluetooth just works now!"

And yeah, a good life is an open source one ;)
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Re: Yet another newbie

Postby tdockery97 on Thu Nov 04, 2010 7:39 pm

Welcome to the Mint Community.
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Re: Yet another newbie

Postby jesica on Fri Nov 05, 2010 12:12 am

Welcome to the Forum

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Re: Yet another newbie

Postby Oscar799 on Fri Nov 05, 2010 10:48 am

Hello mistywindow,
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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Re: Yet another newbie

Postby mistywindow on Fri Nov 05, 2010 2:50 pm

Thanks for the welcome. I look forward to learning by contributing.
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