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by coolmanoh
Fri Dec 27, 2013 12:22 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing Linux Mint
Replies: 8
Views: 922

Re: Installing Linux Mint

I'm looking at OSDisc.com. They advertise "cinnamon" and "MATE" versions for PC and 64-bit PC. Which version is recommended for a beginner and how do I find out if my PC is 64-bit?
by coolmanoh
Tue Dec 24, 2013 2:06 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing Linux Mint
Replies: 8
Views: 922

Re: Installing Linux Mint

Thanks for the info. Next, can I get a CD for the installation? If I have to download it, it will probably take several hours with my slow connection. (I have Clearwire, which is faster than dialup, but not by much.)
by coolmanoh
Mon Dec 23, 2013 10:42 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing Linux Mint
Replies: 8
Views: 922

Installing Linux Mint

I would like to get started installing and using Linux Mint. I have 2 hard drives: 500 GB and 160 GB. The 500 drive has Windows XP installed and the 160 drive contains files. I suppose one of these drives has to be partitioned before installing Linux, but I'm not sure about this. What do I need to d...

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