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Hello from Scottish Borders

Postby jim3rg » Sun Jul 15, 2012 5:04 am

Hey folks
I live in the picturesque Scottish borders near the coast. I have only used Windoze in the past although I did have a brief fling with unbuntu but couldn't quite get the hang of it. I had to recently restore my windows 7 due to a sneaky virus I just couldn't get rid of, but luckily I had made a back up with a program called Acronis, however it was from when it was new so I restored it and lost quite a bit of data.

I was pointed to Mint by a buddy who uses it and tells me its very user friendly, so I am gonna install it alongside windows os until such a time as I can ditch windows.... maybe.

I guess it will be a learning curve but hopefully one I can manage.

Cheers Folks

Gigabyte H55M UD2H Motherboard with integrated HD Graphics, I3 540 dual Core processor, Corsair 600w power supply, Samsung 1tb HD, Corsair 4gb 133 DDR3 memory, Lit on bluray optical drive, Samsung DVDRW. Linux mint 13 Mate/win 7

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Re: Hello from Scottish Borders

Postby xenopeek » Sun Jul 15, 2012 5:43 am

Hi Jim, welcome to the Linux Mint forums :D Thanks for joining the forums!

Be sure also to check out the Community website (tutorials, hardware and software reviews, ideas), and the Cinnamon Spices website for adding even more themes, applets and extensions to Cinnamon.

You can also chat in real-time with other Linux Mint users. In the Mint Menu, in the Internet section, start the application XChat IRC. You will automatically get connected to #linuxmint-chat for general chat and #linuxmint-help for support with other Linux Mint users.

Have fun with Linux Mint :wink:

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Re: Hello from Scottish Borders

Postby The-Wizard » Sun Jul 15, 2012 10:20 am

Welcome to the Mint family forums

The idea that Bill Gates has appeared like a knight in shining armour to lead all customers out of a mire of technological chaos neatly ignores the fact that it was he who, by peddling second-rate technology, led them into it in the first place.

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