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by expat_tony
Tue Apr 01, 2014 4:56 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Can the community welcome a new kind of user?
Replies: 14
Views: 3269

Can the community welcome a new kind of user?

It's Springtime 2014, and I wonder how many people there are worldwide who think, like me, that the end of security updates for XP is an opportunity to wave bye-bye to Windows. I'm just starting out in Linux Mint, and I'm prepared to invest some time and brain work into it. But I also have to hold d...
by expat_tony
Tue Apr 01, 2014 3:52 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Libre Office vs Open Office
Replies: 19
Views: 2985

Libre Office vs Open Office

I use Open Office 4 and it's a big improvement over 3.x. Does absolutely everything I need to do for my freelance training business and now I no longer have to beg for .doc versions from people with Win7 & 8 who only send me .docx. Several people here say they prefer LibreOffice but no-one has given...
by expat_tony
Tue Apr 01, 2014 3:01 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Brand new laptop desperately seeking Petra
Replies: 1
Views: 197

Brand new laptop desperately seeking Petra

Hi, my name's Tony with first ever post. I have a boot stick and know how to use it, and I've already messed about a little in Petra's user interface. But I'm a total newbie concerning the contents of the Software Manager A week ago I obtained Mint 16 Petra so that I can soon format my existing HDD ...

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