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dcbale
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Windows to Linux

Post by dcbale » Fri Dec 30, 2016 8:17 pm

Hey linux users ?
Im a former windows aditc after using windows since 1995 and using all O/S avil to me in the end just got sick of microsofts
hold on users adds and bloatware not to mention hundreds of viruses over the years crappy IE of different versions all shit mind you edge is no
better so in frustration i decided to try linux mint as it was an easy crossover for me .

i am now a redefined computer user linux mint pretty much saved me :)
and now been using it since mint 18 and upgraded it to 18.1 thanks
linux for showing me a better way
a more less brain dead way of computing LOL

cheers :D

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Re: Windows to Linux

Post by pfd27 » Fri Dec 30, 2016 10:27 pm

Welcome to linux.
I started out as a casual linux user running Mandrake. Finally went 100% windows free with Mint 17
and havent looked back

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Re: Windows to Linux

Post by jimallyn » Fri Dec 30, 2016 11:13 pm

Welcome aboard, dcbale! I moved this post from Newbie Questions to Introduce Yourself, since it contains no questions but does contain an introduction. There are certain words that aren't allowed on the forums, and I guess you just found out what one of them is, as it was automatically replaced with "unicorns."
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Re: Windows to Linux

Post by dcbale » Fri Dec 30, 2016 11:43 pm

cheers i like the name change by the way lol

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Re: Windows to Linux

Post by dcbale » Fri Dec 30, 2016 11:45 pm

cheers i like the name change by the way lol

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Re: Windows to Linux

Post by WharfRat » Sat Dec 31, 2016 12:26 am

Hello dcbale,

Welcome to Linux Mint and the Linux Mint forum :)
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Re: Windows to Linux

Post by The-Wizard » Sat Dec 31, 2016 2:58 am

Welcome to the Mint family forums

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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: Windows to Linux

Post by kc1di » Sat Dec 31, 2016 8:08 am

Hello dcbale and Welcome aboard the Linux Mint Forums,

Enjoy ! :)
Easy tips : https://easylinuxtipsproject.blogspot.com/ Pjotr's Great Linux projects page.
Linux Mint Installation Guide: http://linuxmint-installation-guide.rea ... en/latest/
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Re: Windows to Linux

Post by Crewp » Sat Dec 31, 2016 8:33 am

Welcome to Linux Mint, and the Mint forum.
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Re: Windows to Linux

Post by austin.texas » Sat Dec 31, 2016 9:05 am

Mint 18.2 Cinnamon, Quad core AMD A8-3870 with Radeon HD Graphics 6550D, 8GB DDR3, Ralink RT2561/RT61 802.11g PCI
Linux Linx 2018

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Re: Windows to Linux

Post by AmericanPi » Sun Jan 01, 2017 7:45 pm

Hey there dcbale

I was also grew up on windows, every since early versions of MS-DOS.

Here's some super helpfull add-ons for the FireFox browser (our open-source explorer kinda) to help get your browsing started on the right foot.
Look to Lemongrass38's reply.

Welcome to the family dcbale!!

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