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Hello. Next new to mint

Postby Evgeny on Mon Feb 04, 2013 10:24 am

Hello. I believe I am quite new here.

I'm a 23 years-old guy. my is name is Luc-Olivier, I am from Quebec, so Yeah, I speak french as my native langage

Right now I am using Windows 7, but that is only for some time. I am going to delete windows completly, ( because I don,t like it, I hate it.) and I'm going to install Linux as soon I can.

Hello to everyone,

I can't wait to install my Linux,

Edit: And I forgot to tell I am using Chrome, Firefox, and even more Opera as web browsers, I am already using opera as mail client (I got Thunderbird too.) and I love Libreoffice, it is great.


Edit two : I,ve just read about a program name Shake, to defragment Linux. I am panning to use it for a longtime, i wonder if I'll ever need to use it.. ho wel
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Re: Hello. Next new to mint

Postby caf4926 on Mon Feb 04, 2013 10:29 am

It's a good idea to try Mint live before you proceed with any deleting
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Re: Hello. Next new to mint

Postby The-Wizard on Mon Feb 04, 2013 2:57 pm

welcome to the mint family forums

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Re: Hello. Next new to mint

Postby raymerjacque on Mon Feb 04, 2013 4:26 pm

Opera FTW, its the best !
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Re: Hello. Next new to mint

Postby xenopeek on Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:13 am

Welcome aboard :D
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Re: Hello. Next new to mint

Postby jesica on Tue Feb 05, 2013 10:20 am

Welcome to the Linux Mint Forums :mrgreen:
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Re: Hello. Next new to mint

Postby robw on Wed Feb 06, 2013 2:40 pm

Hi Luc-Olivier,

Good to have you aboard. I reckon most of us started out with Windows, and I know it's sometimes hard to give it up. My advice would be to think hard about what you need. I decided to delete it and go with Linux 5 years ago, and I've only had a few times when I've needed Microsoft gear. In my experience, the only time is when you need niche piece of software. Examples might be driving instruction CDs or where your work requires something only available on Windows. I would suggest that you try to use only Mint, and keep Windows until you get the feeling that you can do without it. I workd in a Windows-only environment for over a year before I realised that Linux could translate everything I needed. Once you're sure, you'll know. I've never looked back, and with so much available online, you can usually get past any Microsoft-locked issues!

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Re: Hello. Next new to mint

Postby Evgeny on Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:09 pm

Thanks for the welcome, I've just done it, I've remplace windows totaly with linux mint, I don't know how to get back to windows, but, I don,t care.
Now I'll download chrome and Opera, and maybe libreoffice 4 for linux and I'll be super happy, see you all around

I need some help installing libre office 4

Edit : naw, I don't need help anymore. Firefox, chrome and Opera, lifeoffice 4 are all installed in french, and I am very happy
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Re: Hello. Next new to mint

Postby robw on Sat Feb 09, 2013 6:31 pm

Good for you. Well done and welcome aboard!

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