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oldcreek
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New to Mint Done With Windows

Post by oldcreek » Sat Mar 17, 2018 10:47 am

New to the Mint world, struggling with my first install. After nightmares with Windows my intent is to switch permanently to Mint.

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Re: New to Mint Done With Windows

Post by majpooper » Sat Mar 17, 2018 12:34 pm

oldcreek wrote:
Sat Mar 17, 2018 10:47 am
New to the Mint world, struggling with my first install. After nightmares with Windows my intent is to switch permanently to Mint.
Welcome to Mint - this is a great forum with lots of friendly and knowledgeable folks who will be more than happy to help you.

What exactly are you struggling with?

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Re: New to Mint Done With Windows

Post by WharfRat » Sat Mar 17, 2018 5:32 pm

Hello oldcreek Image

Welcome to Linux Mint and the Linux Mint forum :)

If you're experiencing installation problems, start a topic in Installation & Boot describing your issue :wink:
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Re: New to Mint Done With Windows

Post by phd21 » Sat Mar 17, 2018 7:04 pm

Hi oldcreek,

Welcome to the wonderful world of Linux Mint and its excellent forum!
Phd21: Mint KDE 17.3 & 18.3, 64-bit Awesome OS, Ancient Dell OptiPlex 780 Core2Duo E8400 3GHz,4gb Ram,256gb SDD, Video: Intel 4 Graphics, DVD Lightscribe. Why I use KDE?:https://opensource.com/life/15/4/9-reasons-to-use-kde

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Re: New to Mint Done With Windows

Post by catweazel » Sat Mar 17, 2018 8:05 pm

Hi, and 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: New to Mint Done With Windows

Post by all41 » Sat Mar 17, 2018 8:38 pm

Hi oldcreek,
Welcome.
my intent is to switch permanently to Mint
YES! good for you.
Proud to be a supporter and monthly contributor to Mint.

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Re: New to Mint Done With Windows

Post by jimallyn » Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:06 pm

Welcome aboard, oldcreek!
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Re: New to Mint Done With Windows

Post by lsemmens » Sun Mar 18, 2018 7:35 am

I, too, am relatively new, but would like to welcome you, too. This forum, of many Linux fora that I have looked at is unusual in that the members here haven't forgotten what it's like to be a newbie. Enjoy yourself in your "new life"!
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Re: New to Mint Done With Windows

Post by kc1di » Mon Mar 19, 2018 7:52 am

Hello oldcreek and Welcome to 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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