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Hello from the Midwest

Postby Loc24 on Thu Mar 24, 2011 11:26 am

Hello Mint nation

I am loc2four this is not my first time with Linux mint i have been using mint for my portable o.s. ran from a usb stick.
But i have finally got a laptop tried to run Ubuntu 10.04 but couldn't get the wireless card to stay connected so with mint
install proprietary driver and no problems they say that Ubuntu is the bet for beginners I say no mint has been a lot more
friendly. Well i am getting off topic I am Thankful for all the developers who made this o.s.happen & thanks for having me. :D :D
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Re: Hello from the Midwest

Postby Angtagapagligt on Thu Mar 24, 2011 12:36 pm

Welcome :)

But you always should remember that Linux Mint is Ubuntu based. :)
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Re: Hello from the Midwest

Postby Loc24 on Thu Mar 24, 2011 2:33 pm

Thanks for pointing that out
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Re: Hello from the Midwest

Postby AlbertP on Thu Mar 24, 2011 2:37 pm

It's Ubuntu with some extra software (e.g. proprietary things that Ubuntu doesn't want to include), and another menu, updater and theme.
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Re: Hello from the Midwest

Postby Loc24 on Thu Mar 24, 2011 2:40 pm

AlbertP wrote:It's Ubuntu with some extra software (e.g. proprietary things that Ubuntu doesn't want to include), and another menu, updater and theme.


That make sense why my wireless card works with mint and not ubuntu
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Re: Hello from the Midwest

Postby Oscar799 on Fri Mar 25, 2011 10:32 am

Hello Loc24,
Welcome to Mint Forum :P
There is a lot of useful information for new and not-so-new users here -> viewtopic.php?f=60&t=38355
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: Hello from the Midwest

Postby tdockery97 on Fri Mar 25, 2011 10:34 am

Welcome back to Mint Loc24.
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Re: Hello from the Midwest

Postby rivenathos on Fri Mar 25, 2011 11:00 am

Welcome to the forum!
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Re: Hello from the Midwest

Postby The-Wizard on Fri Mar 25, 2011 11:23 am

welcome to the Mint family forums

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Re: Hello from the Midwest

Postby Loc24 on Sat Mar 26, 2011 8:51 pm

Thanks for the warm reception and all the help that this forum provides.
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