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by kuurgen
Sun Mar 20, 2011 6:30 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Google "survey" pops up on fresh install
Replies: 11
Views: 963

Re: Google "survey" pops up on fresh install

Fair enough, didn't think I'd need to coming off the official site. these; 1.png even from the official site for downloading. :) you seems to care so much for your security on the net yet you dont even care to calculate and compare your downloaded md5 :?: :?: am so confuse.. :? If it's a torrent yo...
by kuurgen
Sun Mar 20, 2011 4:52 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Google "survey" pops up on fresh install
Replies: 11
Views: 963

Re: Google "survey" pops up on fresh install

Long story short did a fresh install of the latest Linux Mint 10.10 Gnome. 1st rule you may want to add to your to-do lists whenever your download is finished (be it linux mint .iso file of any versions or any other distro) is to check the md5sum. if the md5 is not correct, then your file that you ...
by kuurgen
Sun Mar 20, 2011 4:32 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Google "survey" pops up on fresh install
Replies: 11
Views: 963

Re: Google "survey" pops up on fresh install

Dude I responded to your claim that you downloaded Mint 10.10 which doesn't exist and now you are going for "who knows" as cover. I suggest most folks know what they are putting on their computers. Sorry, I didn't have the exact version number memorized, I believe I read it as 10.10, but I provided...
by kuurgen
Sun Mar 20, 2011 12:31 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Google "survey" pops up on fresh install
Replies: 11
Views: 963

Re: Google "survey" pops up on fresh install

http://www.linuxmint.com/edition.php?id=70 (whatever version this is, 10 or 10.10 who knows) Got it from the torrent file here. Call me paranoid or whatever, but typing in http://www.google.com and getting an opt in survey right off the hop when the OS is 3 minutes old is not normal. To be sure I re...
by kuurgen
Sat Mar 19, 2011 9:40 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Google "survey" pops up on fresh install
Replies: 11
Views: 963

Google "survey" pops up on fresh install

Long story short did a fresh install of the latest Linux Mint 10.10 Gnome. I boot up firefox for the first time ever, and get a fake google survey offering me a chance to claim my very own mac airbook or equally tantalizing prize. I'm a bit taken aback, but I suspect this is more an opt in where som...

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