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WOW am I new LOL

Postby Highplanesdrifter on Sat Nov 20, 2010 1:15 pm

Well, I'm on a quest to replace windows. I used dos many moons ago and I'm not afraid of command line. But yes I'm a total newbie here LOLL
I choose mint to do a 1 year exploration of Linux, and to see if it will be a good life long replacement for windows, I hate Mac OS and windows just
leaves me flat. I plan on spending some time in the command line first, a friend told me it would be a good place to start. Ran into a an issue with my mouse
I'm working on here at the moment. I will probably be posting allot of stupid newbie questions. I plan on documenting my progress here in the forums as I go
I'm looking forward to this allot and thanks for being here :-)
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Re: WOW am I new LOL

Postby Oscar799 on Sun Nov 21, 2010 7:12 am

Hello Highplanesdrifter,
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 and discussion 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: WOW am I new LOL

Postby tdockery97 on Sun Nov 21, 2010 7:49 am

Welcome to the Mint Forums Highplanesdrifter. I know you are going to enjoy using Mint, and I believe you will find it to be a great replacement for Windows.
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Re: WOW am I new LOL

Postby azathoth on Mon Nov 22, 2010 11:29 am

Welcome, I hope you have a positive and exciting experience with Linux. You'll be able to get things up and running and have a solid and secure system fairly easily but you'll likely find there's much to learn. So be patient with yourself, don't be afraid to ask questions and read. The whole m$ thing will be behind you like waking up from some vague nightmare soon. That's how it was for me anyway. Again, welcome!
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Re: WOW am I new LOL

Postby jesica on Mon Nov 29, 2010 8:21 am

welcome to the forum
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Re: WOW am I new LOL

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