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Greeting from NorthWest Pennsylvania

Postby JARHEAD3096 » Wed Aug 27, 2014 10:18 am

I'm a pc repair specialist, with about 4 year experience in troubleshoot. I'm new to linux Mint, i really like the openness of this os. i like how much faster linux runs compared to windows.
the learning curve isn't to bad, i have found that YouTube has a lot of videos on installing and tweaking the os to run the way you want it to. **BONUS** most of the software is free. The down side is gaming, but that is changing slowly. Well thats about it for me. i have found that forums are the best place to get answer for a lot of the issues i run into. Semper Fi everyone 8)

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Re: Greeting from NorthWest Pennsylvania

Postby ClutchDisc » Wed Aug 27, 2014 10:21 am

Welcome to Linux and the Linux Mint forums! :)
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Re: Greeting from NorthWest Pennsylvania

Postby Crewp » Wed Aug 27, 2014 10:33 am

Welcome to Linux Mint. :D

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Re: Greeting from NorthWest Pennsylvania

Postby austin.texas » Wed Aug 27, 2014 10:42 am

Welcome to Mint and to the forum !

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Re: Greeting from NorthWest Pennsylvania

Postby The-Wizard » Wed Aug 27, 2014 3:13 pm

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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Re: Greeting from NorthWest Pennsylvania

Postby CupidsHelper » Thu Aug 28, 2014 5:26 pm

Welcome to the Linux Mint Forums. :) As far as gaming, they recently got onboard with Linux, also GOG has a few free (price) games, last time I checked. More games are on the way. Plus Steam ,enjoy.
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Re: Greeting from NorthWest Pennsylvania

Postby vrkalak » Sun Aug 31, 2014 1:54 am

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Re: Greeting from NorthWest Pennsylvania

Postby jesica » Wed Nov 05, 2014 8:00 am

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