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Grretings from Melbourne, Australia

Postby bobwombat on Thu Jan 20, 2011 9:07 am

Hi. I'm new.

Been using Microsoft gear since I was a kid, mainly because it's what I'd always known, it did what I needed it to and I was just sharp enough to be able to avoid infection [most of the time], and just sharp enough to be able to fix them when they happened.

I started dipping into the Linux world a only few years ago -- just a toe in the water -- mainly mucking about with Hardy. Had it dual-booted with XP on my old Celeron for a while, but barely ever used it. Mainly because it had a tendency to bork itself on update.

About six months ago, after the orignal HDD on my EeePC 1000HE died, I figured I might as well give Linux another shot. After some marathon distro-hopping, I came across Isadora. It was *exactly* what I was looking for, and more. Loved it. Grabbed Julia RC as soon as it came out and loved it even more.

I'm slowly coming to grips with everything, trying to get into the terminal as often as I can, learning in bits and pieces, and I'm enjoying the hell out of it. I've dipped into the forums here a few times, usually to great success [thanks!], so I figured it was time I signed up and introduced myself.

So, yeah. Hi!
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Re: Grretings from Melbourne, Australia

Postby rivenathos on Thu Jan 20, 2011 9:18 am

Welcome to the forum. Glad you are enjoying Linux Mint.
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Re: Grretings from Melbourne, Australia

Postby willie42 on Thu Jan 20, 2011 9:36 am

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Re: Grretings from Melbourne, Australia

Postby Oscar799 on Thu Jan 20, 2011 10:23 am

Hello bobwombat,
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
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Re: Grretings from Melbourne, Australia

Postby bobwombat on Fri Jan 21, 2011 9:21 pm

Thanks!
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Re: Grretings from Melbourne, Australia

Postby randomizer on Fri Jan 21, 2011 11:53 pm

Welcome fellow Downunda resident. :)
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Re: Grretings from Melbourne, Australia

Postby tdockery97 on Sat Jan 22, 2011 12:19 am

Welcome bobwombat. Glad you're having a good time with Mint.
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Re: Grretings from Melbourne, Australia

Postby swarm on Sat Jan 22, 2011 5:45 am

Welcome to the forum. Glad you are enjoying Linux Mint.
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Re: Grretings from Melbourne, Australia

Postby jesica on Mon Jan 24, 2011 5:04 am

hallo and welcome to the forum
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Re: Grretings from Melbourne, Australia

Postby Pierre on Mon Jan 24, 2011 8:03 am

G'day from W.A. 8)
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Re: Grretings from Melbourne, Australia

Postby penguinuser on Mon Jan 24, 2011 3:47 pm

Welcome to the Linux Mint forums.

I hope you enjoy your stay.

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