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czeekaj
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Cześć! Hello Mint community.

Post by czeekaj » Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:00 am

Hey everyone, I just getting into using linux. Being a long time windows user I am tired of the microsoft paddle. The software honestly mistreats the end user in windows 10. I was tired of endless removing, trimming, and disabling upon a fresh install of windows. Took a while just to get it set up remotlely how I'd feel okay using it and still was always giving me trouble. I'd use third party applications just so I had control of the System like Spy Shelter FireWall, Glasswire, and Ext.

Well my first distro ever was Raspian Jessie. I am using Refracta, a distro of Devuan on my laptop. Really nice system I like the Init on boot saying OK in green It feels really nice and I like the manual mounting of USB and the packaged software is great for what I need on my laptop for browsing and the like.
On my desktop I am dual booting linux mint now :)
It works good but I ran into an error on my first set up, aside from trial and error on partitioning.
I uninstalled the virtual keyboard. Upon restarting the system, everything died. Maybe it is to embedded or something, but it may of uninstalled essential portion of Gui. I didn't really mess with the systetm aside from that. Before resetting I couldn't even access certain menus and settings as if it didn't exist. Than when I reboot I just got an Error message and black screen so I had to reinstall again. Also able to shrink the boot partition a bit to make more room for the rest of the drive.

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Re: Cześć! Hello Mint community.

Post by catweazel » Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:07 am

Hi, and welcome!

You may want to post about your issue in one of the main forums rather than in the Introduce yourself section.

Cheers.
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Re: Cześć! Hello Mint community.

Post by czeekaj » Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:49 am

Alright Thanks! I will be here trying to tweak the system a bit :P So far very friendly comming from windows. Even the shortcuts ;)

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Re: Cześć! Hello Mint community.

Post by Pjotr » Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:04 am

Welcome! :)

You're apparently security-conscious. So you might find this article interesting, that I've written about security in Linux Mint: https://sites.google.com/site/easylinux ... t/security
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Re: Cześć! Hello Mint community.

Post by JerryF » Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:15 am

czeekaj wrote:...
Being a long time windows user I am tired of the microsoft paddle.
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Well said!

Welcome to the forums.
IF AND WHEN your problem has been solved, please edit your original post and add [SOLVED] to the beginning of the Subject Line. It helps other members.

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Re: Cześć! Hello Mint community.

Post by WharfRat » Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:56 am

Hello czeekaj Image

Welcome to Linux Mint and the Linux Mint forum :)
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