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by Falconus
Fri Sep 12, 2014 10:08 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Newbie Considering Linux Mint-17-64bit Install .....
Replies: 18
Views: 1228

Re: Newbie Considering Linux Mint-17-64bit Install .....

As buzzsaw mentioned, you can test Linux Mint. Download the image from the Mint website and burn it to a DVD as an image. Put it in your disk drive and reboot the computer. Your computer should start in Linux Mint. It will be slower than normal because it is running off of the DVD. Play around with ...
by Falconus
Thu Sep 04, 2014 3:42 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: What are your top tips for a Newbie?
Replies: 646
Views: 325384

Re: What are your top tips for a Newbie?

Backup, backup, backup. In two different places. I am currently using two USB external hard drives; some people also use internet cloud storage like Dropbox because that won't melt if your house burns down. If you've never backed your stuff up on a regular basis, get into the habit of it NOW. I mean...
by Falconus
Wed Jun 04, 2014 11:00 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: I think I found a scam [resolved - not a scam, just sloppy]
Replies: 6
Views: 922

Re: I think I found a scam [resolved - not a scam, just slop

Thanks everybody. I'm glad to see that they are not trying to trick people into screwing things up. I guess they just didn't really look very closely at what they were doing before they hastily posted it.

Thanks for the information on repositories - that is helpful.
by Falconus
Sun Jun 01, 2014 6:23 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: I think I found a scam [resolved - not a scam, just sloppy]
Replies: 6
Views: 922

Re: I think I found a scam (or at least it's really weird)

Ah, that would make sense. Thanks for checking it out!
by Falconus
Sun Jun 01, 2014 5:59 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: I think I found a scam [resolved - not a scam, just sloppy]
Replies: 6
Views: 922

I think I found a scam [resolved - not a scam, just sloppy]

I just installed Qiana, and while I'm transferring my files over, I started perusing the internet a little bit for post-installation stuff with Qiana. I found this website (the one which I think might be a scam, so BE CAREFUL): http://www.enqlu.com/2014/05/things-to-do-after-installing-linux.html Th...
by Falconus
Fri Dec 30, 2011 5:53 pm
Forum: Others
Topic: Mint Settings & Add USer in Mate
Replies: 10
Views: 9112

Re: Mint Settings & Add USer in Mate

I was having the same problem with LXDE, but the gnome-system-tools has added the Users and Groups option in the Preferences menu :D . Thank you!

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