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by Ricksr
Sun Mar 06, 2011 10:48 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: viruses
Replies: 14
Views: 2077

viruses

I installed Linux Mint Isadora, dual boot on my pc last year, and now I keep getting messages from my windows shield that there are viruses on my linux portion of the disc....I am dual boot, with Win 7 HE and Linux Mint Isadora. I have Norton's 360 Premium 360 All in One, Version 4, on my Win 7, but...
by Ricksr
Sat Nov 27, 2010 8:55 am
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: ununtu and debian
Replies: 11
Views: 1183

ununtu and debian

I am reading that Mint10 will be based on Debian instead of Ubuntu. I am new to Linux and have just installed Mint9 Isadora. Will this new distribution be backwards compatible with Isadora, and recognize the same hardware? Why was the decision made to to do this, what are the advantages? As an old W...
by Ricksr
Mon Nov 15, 2010 10:22 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Why do new people give up on Linux?
Replies: 1185
Views: 204568

Re: Why do new people give up on Linux?

I am trying Linux for thr fist time, and happen to be very glad that I picked up Mint 9 at random...it already does most of what I use a pc for. The reason I dropped Windows IS Microsoft. My pc crashed, no disc from Microsoft to do a clean install with, didn't come with one in the package. I called ...
by Ricksr
Mon Nov 15, 2010 9:50 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Isadora Install...security?
Replies: 7
Views: 726

Re: Isadora Install...security?

I no longer use WIN7, and when I feel secure enough in using Mint, I am going to delete msn from this pc and use the entire hd for Mint. I am using Mint exclusively now.
by Ricksr
Sun Nov 14, 2010 9:39 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Isadora Install...security?
Replies: 7
Views: 726

Re: Isadora Install...security?

Than you all for your reply...Conslie I ran that security test, and my Win 7 is as vulnerable as a naked Eskimo in the Yukon, but Mint Isadora is more secure than Fort Knox...as a matter of fact it's probably more secure! Awesome! Thank you all!
by Ricksr
Sat Nov 13, 2010 9:47 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Isadora Install...security?
Replies: 7
Views: 726

Isadora Install...security?

I just downloaded Mint 9 (Isadora) onto my Dell 1720 Inspiron lap top, dual booting with Win7...just in case. I am new to Linux, and hate windows...so far this is awesome, I think better than Win7! I had one problem, with wifi. I went through wifi connect time after time...it would not connect. Then...

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