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Postby Sir Patrick on Wed Feb 27, 2013 10:36 pm

Hello to the Mint community!

First off, I would like to say thanks to those who have made this distibution avilable! Great work!

I'm RHCSA and I have a daily job in which I manage a few thousand Linux servers running Ubuntu and CentOS in the web-hosting industry. I'm no stranger to the Linux desktop, however, I've not found a distibution that I've felt completely comfortable with until now. I've always found myself more effecient using a Windows-workstation, especailly with the amount of VMs that I would have running at any given point.

Recently my job put a policy in place that we are no longer allowed to run Windows on our machines and that we must switch to a Linux-based or Mac OS. On the hunt I went. Mint 14 KDE, out of the box, feels wonderful, much better than Kubuntu!

Thanks again!
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Re: Greetings

Postby tdockery97 on Wed Feb 27, 2013 10:40 pm

Welcome Sir Patrick. I hope you feel at home here.

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Re: Greetings

Postby jesica on Thu Feb 28, 2013 12:02 am

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Re: Greetings

Postby catweazel on Thu Feb 28, 2013 12:45 am

G'day, mate, and welcome aboard.
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Re: Greetings

Postby The-Wizard on Thu Feb 28, 2013 3:43 am

Welcome to the Mint family forums

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Re: Greetings

Postby xenopeek on Fri Mar 01, 2013 5:29 am

Welcome to Linux Mint!

Sir Patrick wrote:Recently my job put a policy in place that we are no longer allowed to run Windows on our machines and that we must switch to a Linux-based or Mac OS.

... :) ... :D ... :mrgreen:
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