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Second attempt is a charm

Postby fish1552 on Thu Feb 14, 2013 11:05 pm

Hey everyone, just joined up after getting LM installed and working on an old laptop. I had been wanting to run a Linux distro for a while and the first attempt about 2 years ago was bad when I got Ubuntu 10? installed but couldn't get the machine online. I tried again yesterday with Ubuntu 12.10, but kept getting a an error screen and after 3 times, I found Mint recommnded on another site.

First attempt at an install, and it worked perfectly. So far, with about 12 hours playing on it, I like what I see. Terminal isn't 100% new to me as I've had to use it with Android, but it's going to take a while to get comfortable. Cinnamon sure does help make it feel more comfortable.

Hoping to learn more and enjoy myself.
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Re: Second attempt is a charm

Postby Orbmiser on Fri Feb 15, 2013 12:14 am

Welcome and glad of your success with Mint.
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Re: Second attempt is a charm

Postby jesica on Fri Feb 15, 2013 12:40 am

Good day

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Re: Second attempt is a charm

Postby The-Wizard on Fri Feb 15, 2013 3:20 am

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Re: Second attempt is a charm

Postby catweazel on Fri Feb 15, 2013 5:14 am

Welcome, and cheers.
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Re: Second attempt is a charm

Postby xenopeek on Fri Feb 15, 2013 5:20 am

Welcome aboard :D Hope you continue to enjoy Linux Mint, and have some fun with it! If you want to get a little more comfortable on the command line, the introduction to the command line may be worth a read:
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