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southdeltan
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Greetings and Salutations and all that good Stuff

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Hello everyone.

Long time computer user who started out on a Tandy TRS-80 way back in elementary school. Then we had the first Apple Mac also. Went to college in the late 90's and spent a lot of time between classes playing M.U.D.s on monochrome unix monitors hooked up to my Uni's server. When they installed Windows labs, I became a lab monitor (college work study). I have some back ground with linux and other command line stuff. A little knowledge with *ix, php, basic, html, dos, etc.

I've always had Windows boxes but the latest "free upgrade" to Win10 and not being able to update anything for a year was enough. I should have switched over years ago.

My wife is a Mac person, so I use that a bit.

So far my only real issue is that I haven't found a good way to connect my iphone to Linux. Otherwise, I've been very happy with reliability, speed, and compatible software.

Southdeltan (Jody)

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Welcome to Linux Mint and the Linux Mint forum :)
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Welcome aboard, Jody!
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Welcome to the family, and Happy Minting!
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Welcome aboard! My TRS-80 level I was serial number 00000017 :)
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I never used a TRS80 but remember seeing them in the local Tandy store in the 1980s. Curiosity strikes again: I wonder if there is an old Linux kernel which would run on one of those? Or the Amstrad PC1640 for that matter, I do have one of those, with a 20MB band-stepper hard drive (working, it seems) and single 5¼" 360K floppy (I did try it with a 1.2MB drive but it wouldn't recognize it) ... anyway welcome to Mint and the Forums.
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Hi "southdeltan",

Welcome to the wonderful world of Linux Mint and its excellent forum !
Phd21: Mint 19.2 Cinnamon & xKDE (Xfce) & KDE Neon 64-bit Awesome OS's, Dell Inspiron I5 7000 2 in 1, Dell OptiPlex 780 Core2Duo E8400 3GHz,4gb Ram, Intel 4 Graphics. I use KDE?:https://opensource.com/life/15/4/9-reasons-to-use-kde

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Welcome to the forums!
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Hello and Welcome to the Linux Mint Forums,
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Hello !

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