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Greetings from China Hong Kong

Postby andy chung » Sat Apr 13, 2013 3:30 am

Hi there. New to using Linux. Wonder why linux has not gained more success. :lol:
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Re: Greetings from China Hong Kong

Postby overthetop » Sat Apr 13, 2013 3:54 pm

Welcome aboard! :P
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Re: Greetings from China Hong Kong

Postby DrHu » Sat Apr 13, 2013 4:07 pm

Well Hello there!

Yup, Linux should be the second choice after a windows OS version
--then again, we don't exist on any specific platform, no volume OEM contracts: nothing we can do about, business at work
    But PC shipments are down 14%
    --looks like many users are going to some PDA style device: smartphone, tablets and so on

Being old style, I don't like being hunched over a small screen, no matter how portable it may be; so I will always be using a desktop (PC) with a big screen
    --I also don't particularly like widescreen, except for movies: I still large prefer square LCD/LED (or oled) monitors, and don't mind widescreen bars top/bottom when playing a movie..

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Re: Greetings from China Hong Kong

Postby The-Wizard » Sun Apr 14, 2013 2:39 am

Welcome to the Mint family forums

although the linux family of operating systems is not as popular as the big 2 on desktops across the world there are many government departments and educational establishments only use one or other Linux systems, and not forgetting that Android, on phones and tablets is also has a Linux core

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Re: Greetings from China Hong Kong

Postby jesica » Tue Apr 30, 2013 10:12 am

Good day,

Welcome to the forum,


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