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Ham Operator new to Linux Mint

Post by 2Hobos » Sun Feb 10, 2019 3:59 pm

I am a new Linux Mint user. I am also a Ham radio operator, so I have setup a computer for ham radio operation. I will be using it for normal uses too. I am using Linux Mint as the only operating system on this computer.
So far, I like Linux Mint much more than Windows 10. Wish me luck in getting everything setup the way I want it.

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Re: Ham Operator new to Linux Mint

Post by WharfRat » Sun Feb 10, 2019 4:02 pm

Hello 2Hobos Image

Welcome to Linux Mint and the Linux Mint forum :)

And Good Luck :wink:

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Re: Ham Operator new to Linux Mint

Post by phd21 » Sun Feb 10, 2019 5:46 pm

Hi 2Hobos,

Welcome to the wonderful world of Linux Mint and its excellent forum!

There are a few good Ham software packages in the Software Manager or Synaptic Package Manager (SPM), recommend using the "Synaptic Package Manager (SPM)" and searching for ham. There are also other Ham related software packages that can be installed in Linux Mint as well.
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Re: Ham Operator new to Linux Mint

Post by all41 » Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:12 pm

Hello, Welcome, and 73 om
Proud to be a supporter and monthly contributor to Mint.

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Re: Ham Operator new to Linux Mint

Post by AZgl1500 » Sun Feb 10, 2019 7:28 pm

glad to have you on board, and wish you a lot of QSOs with Mint.


de K5AWO

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Re: Ham Operator new to Linux Mint

Post by Pierre » Mon Feb 11, 2019 2:59 am

Hi 2Hobos,,
welcome to our forum

you will find a small group of HAMs around these parts,
& an much bigger group of Ex Windows Users, as well.

73s from VK6
Please edit your original post title to include [SOLVED] - when your problem is solved!
and DO LOOK at those Unanswered Topics - - you may be able to answer some!.

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Re: Ham Operator new to Linux Mint

Post by lsemmens » Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:32 am

Welcome to the wonderful world of Linux
Kernel: 4.15.0-36-generic x86_64 bits: 64
Desktop: Cinnamon 3.8.9
Distro: Linux Mint 19 Tara

Laptop T4500 Dualcore 4Gb RAM
Server AMD Phenom 9650 - GEForce 9400GT 6Gb RAM
+ three other Linux Mint machines
Out of my mind - please leave a message

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Re: Ham Operator new to Linux Mint

Post by kc1di » Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:30 am

Greeting 2Hobos,
Welcome to Linux Mint from another Ham. There are many good programs out there for Ham's depending upon what you want to do. I'm sure you will be able to set it all up and it will give you much pleasure. 73's Dave kc1di
Easy tips : https://easylinuxtipsproject.blogspot.com/
Linux Mint Installation Guide: http://linuxmint-installation-guide.rea ... en/latest/
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