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Whats Up Everyone

Postby domskidan on Thu Dec 23, 2010 10:40 pm

Hello All,

My name is Dan, I downloaded Mint last year but did not use it very long. I have always been a Mac-PC hybrid type of guy since as long as I can remember. I had Windows 7 on my desktop but I got fed up with it running so slow, so I wiped the drive and put Mint on it than ran all the updates. I always loved Mint and now I feel that I took the hand cuffs off my desktop because it's running so much better with Mint opposed to Windows 7. I think it's going to stick this time. I figured I use my computer for three things browsing the internet with Google chrome, checking e-mails and designing websites and I am sure I can find a program in synaptic that will allow me to run my old Macromedia programs, Dreamweaver and Fireworks. Ive used Linux before and I am still not sure how I feel abut Gnome but I checked out the mint website and seen there is now a KDE environment for it and I am in th processes of downloading that. :D
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Re: Whats Up Everyone

Postby rivenathos on Thu Dec 23, 2010 10:50 pm

Welcome to Linux Mint and the forum.
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Re: Whats Up Everyone

Postby willie42 on Fri Dec 24, 2010 12:45 am

Welcome to Linux Mint :D
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Re: Whats Up Everyone

Postby jesica on Fri Dec 24, 2010 12:55 am

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Re: Whats Up Everyone

Postby tdockery97 on Fri Dec 24, 2010 5:21 am

Welcome back domskidan. I hope you decide to stay this time.
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Re: Whats Up Everyone

Postby Oscar799 on Fri Dec 24, 2010 9:22 am

Hello Dan,
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

It may be worth checking here http://www.winehq.org/ those apps may run under Wine
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