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by shmickcomputer
Tue Feb 05, 2019 6:43 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: windows 7 EOL opportunity for linux?
Replies: 29
Views: 2690

Re: windows 7 EOL opportunity for linux?

Spare a thought for those of us who have to eek out a living fixing Windows problems. :roll: Let them stick to Windows! :lol:
by shmickcomputer
Sat Feb 02, 2019 4:31 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Why did you decide to install Linux Mint?
Replies: 147
Views: 11429

Re: Why did you decide to install Linux Mint??

Mint (19.1 Cinnamon) strikes me as currently the best Linux distro (from those that I've tried). Of course, this is very much a personal opinion. I also use Ubuntu Studio (current 18.10), because of the low latency kernel. I use Windows 7/10 for work (that's what my customers use - I do IT support)....
by shmickcomputer
Sat Feb 02, 2019 4:02 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: When did you come to Linux?
Replies: 260
Views: 30326

Re: When did you come to Linux?

My story of starting with Linux is boring - I was doing an IT course in 2008, and one of the certifications they were prepping us for was Comptia Linux+ - so I had to learn about Linux, for the very first time. I believe I started by installing Ubuntu 6 on my old laptop (still works!), although SUSE...
by shmickcomputer
Fri Feb 01, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hi from Australia.
Replies: 13
Views: 647

Re: Hi from Australia.

Hi forum - I'm also from Australia (so I fit nicely into this topic, hate to start a new one.) New to here, but only as a member (been reading the forum - usually when I have a problem - for some years.) Presently running Linux Mint 19.1 Cinnamon on a ThinkPad T430. This is dual booting with Windows...

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