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by The-Wizard
Sat Feb 19, 2011 4:33 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hi there!
Replies: 7
Views: 594

Re: Hi there!

welcome.
. I'm a recent convert as well, found several useful tips on the site , have converted 2 machines to mint 64 so far and as I post am in the process of installing mint 7 on my note book [the other for the time being will be running the dreaded dozz]


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by The-Wizard
Wed Feb 16, 2011 4:49 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello all..
Replies: 5
Views: 606

Re: Hello all..

Welcome to the forums I too am experimenting with different distro's on different equipment, but after only a couple of weeks have decides to stick with mint 10 [64bit] on my main machine,the only thing i am finding now is that sites which i once thought were reasonably quick on connection/refresh s...
by The-Wizard
Sun Feb 13, 2011 5:09 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Non Nerds who use Linux - Vote Here!
Replies: 39
Views: 4502

Re: Non Nerds who use Linux - Vote Here!

I too remember the days of dos and unix, punch cards and air conditioned computer rooms as big as a house full of wondrous electronic gizmo's Which had less power and memory than a mobile phone , having succumbed to the Dozz of the win in the early 90's with all its inherent problems I SAW THE LIGHT...
by The-Wizard
Sat Feb 12, 2011 10:55 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Excellent
Replies: 6
Views: 761

Re: Excellent

welcome hope you find mint as enjoyable as i have [well so far]
by The-Wizard
Wed Feb 09, 2011 11:21 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello Word !
Replies: 6
Views: 670

Re: Hello Word !

welcome... do as i am at the moment... read learn and above all enjoy controlling your destiny [and computer]

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by The-Wizard
Wed Feb 09, 2011 11:17 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox is driving me crazy!!
Replies: 5
Views: 502

Re: Firefox is driving me crazy!!

i have never liked firefox [tried it when using the other unusable OS] so i installed Opera.. quick to install and easy to use

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by The-Wizard
Mon Feb 07, 2011 5:05 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello Everybody!..
Replies: 8
Views: 792

Re: Hello Everybody!..

Welcome, I too am new to linuxmint but after a week i am beginning to find my way round and changed several of the de-fault programs to those better suited to me, I even learnt enough to fix my daughters note pad [running a weird for of Linux called Linpus] Its nice to have control over the machine,...
by The-Wizard
Wed Feb 02, 2011 12:06 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: IPv4 to IPv6
Replies: 3
Views: 639

Re: IPv4 to IPv6

ACE.... as a newbie I am still finding my way round, I knew I saw it some where.... now only need to sort the router [or get a new one]

cheers pal

Brian
by The-Wizard
Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:36 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: IPv4 to IPv6
Replies: 3
Views: 639

IPv4 to IPv6

panic begins with the iminant change over from IPV4 to IPV6 in the better British papers which are reporting that only win 7 or the later versions of mac will recognise/work with the new hex/dec codes but I am sure that I read [during my research for a new OS] that LINUX in its newer forms was alrea...
by The-Wizard
Sun Jan 30, 2011 7:47 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Why did you switch to linux mint?
Replies: 207
Views: 28243

Re: Why did you switch to linux mint?

well I'm not fully loaded yet, so shall we say I'm 90% of the way to becoming a Linux user, yesterday I installed a new [to me] hard drive, and was thinking of the old duel boot but decided to go for it and just installed [after a couple of hic-cups] Mint 10 64bit and hav spent this morning going th...
by The-Wizard
Fri Jan 28, 2011 4:02 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Greetings from the UK
Replies: 5
Views: 705

Re: Greetings from the UK

Ok let's tell you of my set up as it stands [not high end but resonable] I always build my own and will only use AMD processors so.. i have Asus M2M-MX board with 4 gig PC26400, amd Athalon xp x2 6000+[windsor core]with performance fan assembly, C media 7.1 sound card,ATI Radeon HD5450-1gb graphics,...
by The-Wizard
Fri Jan 28, 2011 3:26 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Greetings from the UK
Replies: 5
Views: 705

Greetings from the UK

Hi there Guys and Girls, I haven't touched a program using command lines for over 25 yrs, but as from tomorrow [hopefully] my main machine will be running Mint 10 64bit, I will be reading as much as possible to find information on set ups and programs i will want. The aim eventually is to turn my ma...

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