wjbite wrote:I decided to try Mint on two machines.
I wanted Gnone for my desktop and XFCE for a really old laptop that has low capabilities.
I downloaded the xfce disk image and checked the checksum - GOOD.
I started to download the Gnome disk image and found that the checksum for both disks is that same.
Can that be so?
Also, whilst registering for this forum, I found that the forum software handles passwords in "clear text".
I would appreciate a warning about passwords not being secure. Is there a special place to request administrative things like that?
Thanks for the work all have put into this distro.
phaulynn wrote:Do i need protection whilst surfing etc. using Mint.
belovedmonster wrote:If you are new to Mint or Linux in general and want a simple user guide on how to use and install Mint without all the confusing jargon then please consult our User Guide:
http://ftp.heanet.ie/pub/linuxmint.com/ ... /EN-v1.pdf
If you ask a question which is already covered in the guide you will simply be recommended to download the guide, so you are speeding up the process if you just read it in the first place. Although if something in the guide fails to make sense to you or you want more explanation then don't hesitate to ask it here on the forums, we will do our best to help you.
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