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Postby Mac76 on Sun Feb 20, 2011 11:22 am

Thought I'd stop by and introduce myself. The name's Mac, and I've been an on-again, off-again user of GNU/Linux since about... oh, Red Hat I think it was when I found a book called Red Hat Linux 9 Bible. I grew up in those heady days of amber monochrome DOS and can fuzzily remember the introduction of Windows (man, that makes me feel old) so I'm rather comfortable the concept of command lines (if not the syntax) even if my familiarity has been dulled by too much Windows use. Due to various hard ware failures, mishaps and my frustrations at Win systems I keep coming back again and again to Linux. Most of my time has been spent with Fedora and Debian with an (ill fated) attempt at LFS a few years ago. With all the practice I've had I should be good at this stuff, but the truth is there have been enough long stretches away from Linux to make me still feel like a complete noob. So far, I like what I've seen of Mint quite a bit and hope you guys don't mind a few more questions :)
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Re: Hi, everybody

Postby Habitual on Sun Feb 20, 2011 11:38 am

Welcome to the LinuxMint Community!

There is a lot of useful information for new and not-so-new users here -> viewtopic.php?f=60&t=38355&start=20
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

Enjoy the Minty goodness!

Even I had trouble with LFS and I have 17 years experience. :oops:
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Re: Hi, everybody

Postby tdockery97 on Sun Feb 20, 2011 12:24 pm

Welcome to the Mint Community. You'll find a lot of friendly and helpful people here. I hope this time you decide to stick around a while. :D
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Re: Hi, everybody

Postby rivenathos on Sun Feb 20, 2011 12:46 pm

Welcome to the forum!
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Re: Hi, everybody

Postby Mac76 on Sun Feb 20, 2011 6:17 pm

Thanks guys!

I love how Mint already has some of the stuff I was figuring I'd have to re-learn how to set up working out of the box. Very cool! :D
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Re: Hi, everybody

Postby ericpepin on Mon Feb 21, 2011 8:05 am

Hey guys I just stop by to say hiiiiiiii..... everyone.??
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