Hello from Canada

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Hello from Canada

Post by stephanieswitzer » Mon Feb 26, 2018 1:38 pm

Hello everyone, I'm Stephanie from Ontario, Canada.

New Girl in town

I've just dove back into Linux after switching from RedHat to MacOS X a few years ago. I have 2 MacMini's, a MacBook Pro, an iMac 27", 2 Raspberry Pi 3's and an Odroid XU4. I'm running Raspbian-Stretch on the Raspberry Pi's one with a touch screen, booting from a MicroSD and the other I put together connected to an old MacBook Pro 15" screen, booting off a 1 TB USB Drive. The Oroid XU4 is running Ubuntu-Mate 16.4. I've tried to install Mint on the Pi's, XU4 and my MacBook Pro, with out success so I decided to set up a dual boot MacOSX and Mint on one of the MacMini's and using rEFInd to boot between the two. Everything worked out perfectly and after trying out several other flavours of Linux, I've finally found a distro I love, MINT (if you can love a Distro lol)

Steph
Mac-Mini running Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon (Single Boot), Intel© Core™ i5-2415M CPU @ 2.30GHz × 2, 8 GiB, Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller

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Re: Hello from Canada

Post by deepakdeshp » Mon Feb 26, 2018 3:07 pm

Welcome to the community.
With so much hardware, I am sure you must be tinkering around with your systems a lot
If I have helped you solve a problem, please add [SOLVED] to your first post title, it helps other users looking for help, and keeps the forum clean.
I am using Mint 19 Cinnamon 64 bit with AMD A8/7410 processor . Memory 8GB

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Re: Hello from Canada

Post by deepakdeshp » Mon Feb 26, 2018 3:09 pm

If I have helped you solve a problem, please add [SOLVED] to your first post title, it helps other users looking for help, and keeps the forum clean.
I am using Mint 19 Cinnamon 64 bit with AMD A8/7410 processor . Memory 8GB

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Re: Hello from Canada

Post by timapple » Mon Feb 26, 2018 3:22 pm

Welcome Steph, I am excessively jealous of your hardware collection. Enjoy your stay.

Tim

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Re: Hello from Canada

Post by sammiev » Mon Feb 26, 2018 5:28 pm

Welcome Steph,

If I have any OS problems, I'll be sure to give you a call. :D

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Re: Hello from Canada

Post by stephanieswitzer » Mon Feb 26, 2018 7:08 pm

deepakdeshp wrote:
Mon Feb 26, 2018 3:09 pm
viewtopic.php?f=90&t=245700
Thanks so much for the info. There is lots to explore here :)
Mac-Mini running Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon (Single Boot), Intel© Core™ i5-2415M CPU @ 2.30GHz × 2, 8 GiB, Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller

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Re: Hello from Canada

Post by JerryF » Mon Feb 26, 2018 7:17 pm

Welcome!
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: Hello from Canada

Post by jimallyn » Tue Feb 27, 2018 6:08 am

Welcome aboard, Stephanie! And I will say that Pjotr's Easy Linux Tips site is an awesome resource.
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Re: Hello from Canada

Post by catweazel » Tue Feb 27, 2018 6:20 am

Welcome!
A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it. - Max Planck

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Re: Hello from Canada

Post by WharfRat » Fri Mar 02, 2018 11:07 am

Hello Stephanie Image

Welcome to Linux Mint and the Linux Mint forum :)
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Re: Hello from Canada

Post by kc1di » Sun Mar 04, 2018 7:50 am

Hello Steph and Welcome to the Linux Mint Forums,
Enjoy :)
Easy tips : https://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/
Linux Mint Installation Guide: http://linuxmint-installation-guide.rea ... en/latest/
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Re: Hello from Canada

Post by absque fenestris » Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:27 am

Hello, Stepanie.
I am also a MacMini user, but almost only as host for different Linux distros, Free BeOs, Windows etc. in the VirtualBox. Processor-wise my netbook might compete with your raspberries... :lol:
Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia (Mate) 32-bit - Acer D250 Netbook (Intel Atom N270, 2 GB RAM, 120 GB SSD)

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