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Just a Howdy and Thank You!

Postby JonBouye on Tue Feb 01, 2011 4:59 pm

Hi everyone! I'm new to Linux. But knowing I was going to get a new desktop and having decided to to get away from Windows I have been researching for the past month. I finally decided Linux Mint Debian was what I wanted after trying live versions of 6 different flavors.

I started reading the threads and when my new computer arrived last week all I to do was insert the disk and set it up. I bought it with NO OS so it was relatively easy with all the help the forum provided. Many thanks to all of you who participate and especially to all who contribute to the welath of information found here.

It's good to know such a place as this exists. It gives a complete nOOb the confidence and the asssurance needed to know he will have a successful experience.

Much Appreciation,

PS.This is truly an adventure in learning. I love it.
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Re: Just a Howdy and Thank You!

Postby BubbaBlues on Tue Feb 01, 2011 5:05 pm

Welcome to the Mint experience! Hope you have great fun and success with it. 8)
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Re: Just a Howdy and Thank You!

Postby rivenathos on Tue Feb 01, 2011 5:33 pm

Welcome to the forum and Linux Mint.
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Re: Just a Howdy and Thank You!

Postby Oscar799 on Tue Feb 01, 2011 6:11 pm

Hello JonBouye,
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 from there you can join #linuxmint-debian
Have fun with Mint
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Re: Just a Howdy and Thank You!

Postby tdockery97 on Tue Feb 01, 2011 8:10 pm

Welcome JonBouye. The more you learn the more fun it gets. :wink:
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Re: Just a Howdy and Thank You!

Postby jesica on Wed Feb 02, 2011 12:41 am

Hallo and welcome to a great forum

hope you enjoy it as much as we do

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