Can you add what country that sell/os/er is from?werkman2 wrote:....
werkman2 wrote:i once got to a comp shop and i asked for a modem that was linux compatible, and the guy asked what kind of comp brand linux is.... he didn,t even know linux is an os.
grey1960envoy wrote:Tony.B wrote:tdockery97 wrote:Read, read, and read more.daveinuk wrote:be prepared to learn and make mistakesproxima_centauri wrote:Hang around the forumsLongRider wrote:There is plenty of info already out theregrey1960envoy wrote:above all else HAVE FUN with it!
... and then try to wipe the silly smile off your face when you realise you understand things that the "experts" at your local computer shop haven't even heard of.
Welcome to Linux Mint.
All I can say is YUP YUP YUP I love messing with some of these guys in the computer shops here (although in Staples they do have people that use Linux)
Robin wrote:I wrote a li'l article for non-geeky, technically challenged new users that I hope someone will find helpful:
Robin wrote:Keep Notes on any changes you make and what results from the changes! That way when (if) something goes awry you can point to more precisely to a cause. My own notes have saved me alot of trouble. I keep a little "Linux journal," and use it to remind myself of why I did this-or-that, what happened when I tried it, whether or not I was pleased with the results, etc. My "Linux journal" has been quite useful, even very recently while I was playing with SalixOS.
Oh, and don't necessarily keep your journal on the computer, lol. Print out new pages and put them in a notebook. Especially if you only have one computer.
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