Hello from Minnesota, where spring is in the air,...except for the snowstorm tomorrow

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Hello from Minnesota, where spring is in the air,...except for the snowstorm tomorrow

Post by pcsailor » Thu Mar 22, 2018 11:45 pm

Hello all,

New Linux user here.
Perhaps I am being too ambitious but I currently have successful installations of Linux Mint in three different ways.
1. Dual booting from an original Dell-XPS-13
2. VM via Hyper-V on my desktop Intel PowerSpec
3. Flash drive bootable

I am wondering if this forum will be a good place to ask specific, pinpointed questions about Linux and Python.

Cheers,
Phil

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Re: Hello from Minnesota, where spring is in the air,...except for the snowstorm tomorrow

Post by catweazel » Fri Mar 23, 2018 1:37 am

pcsailor wrote:
Thu Mar 22, 2018 11:45 pm
Hello all,
Hi, and welcome!
¡uʍop ǝpısdn sı buıɥʇʎɹǝʌǝ os ɐıןɐɹʇsnɐ ɯoɹɟ ɯ,ı

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Re: Hello from Minnesota, where spring is in the air,...except for the snowstorm tomorrow

Post by Pierre » Fri Mar 23, 2018 1:39 am

welcome to our forum
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Re: Hello from Minnesota, where spring is in the air,...except for the snowstorm tomorrow

Post by jimallyn » Fri Mar 23, 2018 1:41 am

Welcome aboard, pcsailor! You can get answers for all kinds of computer-related questions here. No guarantees, but there's usually somebody here who can figure out most problems. Or recommend where to look for the answer.
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Re: Hello from Minnesota, where spring is in the air,...except for the snowstorm tomorrow

Post by AZgl1500 » Fri Mar 23, 2018 1:46 am

have you been on the www.GoldwingFacts.com motorcycle forum?

just asking, as we used to have a pcsailor on there and he disappeared several years ago.

welcome to the Linux Mint forum.... :D

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Re: Hello from Minnesota, where spring is in the air,...except for the snowstorm tomorrow

Post by phd21 » Fri Mar 23, 2018 2:31 am

Hi pcsailor,

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: Hello from Minnesota, where spring is in the air,...except for the snowstorm tomorrow

Post by WharfRat » Fri Mar 23, 2018 8:47 am

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Welcome to Linux Mint and the Linux Mint forum :)
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Re: Hello from Minnesota, where spring is in the air,...except for the snowstorm tomorrow

Post by all41 » Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:09 am

Hi pcsailor,
Welcome to Mint and the forums.
It sounds like you're on board.
Enjoy the Mints.
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Re: Hello from Minnesota, where spring is in the air,...except for the snowstorm tomorrow

Post by JerryF » Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:19 am

Welcome pcsailor! That is ambitious and that's wonderful. Good that you have your bootable flash drive of Mint. It can/will help fix a snag that you may run into from time to time. I know it has for me.
IF 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 Minnesota, where spring is in the air,...except for the snowstorm tomorrow

Post by Arch_Enemy » Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:35 am

pcsailor wrote:
Thu Mar 22, 2018 11:45 pm
Hello all,

New Linux user here.
Perhaps I am being too ambitious but I currently have successful installations of Linux Mint in three different ways.
1. Dual booting from an original Dell-XPS-13
2. VM via Hyper-V on my desktop Intel PowerSpec
3. Flash drive bootable

I am wondering if this forum will be a good place to ask specific, pinpointed questions about Linux and Python.

Cheers,
Phil
Spring is in the air everywhere...where it isn't snowing, that is.

Don't worry, it will get warm again.

Just in time to turn cold again... :wink:
I have travelled 35629424162.9 miles in my lifetime

One thing I would suggest, create a partition a ~28G partition as /. Partition the rest as /Home.
When the system fails, reinstall and use the exact same username and all your 'stuff' comes back to you.

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Re: Hello from Minnesota, where spring is in the air,...except for the snowstorm tomorrow

Post by kc1di » Sat Mar 24, 2018 1:37 pm

Hello Phil,
Welcome to Linux Mint Forums. Good to have you aboard, enjoy :)
Easy tips : https://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/
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Re: Hello from Minnesota, where spring is in the air,...except for the snowstorm tomorrow

Post by pcsailor » Wed Mar 28, 2018 11:23 pm

Thanks, everybody. What a warm welcome! I haven't seen this type of a warm reception since my Compuserve days <;

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Re: Hello from Minnesota, where spring is in the air,...except for the snowstorm tomorrow

Post by pcsailor » Wed Mar 28, 2018 11:25 pm

AZgl1500 wrote:
Fri Mar 23, 2018 1:46 am
have you been on the www.GoldwingFacts.com motorcycle forum?

just asking, as we used to have a pcsailor on there and he disappeared several years ago.

welcome to the Linux Mint forum.... :D
While I am an avid motorcyclist and a lover of Japanese bikes, that Goldwing one is not me, but I'm curious who. I've been using that tag for years. My initials and career.

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Re: Hello from Minnesota, where spring is in the air,...except for the snowstorm tomorrow

Post by Arch_Enemy » Thu Mar 29, 2018 10:22 am

pcsailor wrote:
Wed Mar 28, 2018 11:23 pm
Thanks, everybody. What a warm welcome! I haven't seen this type of a warm reception since my Compuserve days <;
We tend to live in the past here (read: most of us are a bunch of old geezers...;) )
I have travelled 35629424162.9 miles in my lifetime

One thing I would suggest, create a partition a ~28G partition as /. Partition the rest as /Home.
When the system fails, reinstall and use the exact same username and all your 'stuff' comes back to you.

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Re: Hello from Minnesota, where spring is in the air,...except for the snowstorm tomorrow

Post by pcsailor » Fri Mar 30, 2018 12:48 am

"living in the past",...on the OS of the future. Nice!

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