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ortega52
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New to Mint

Post by ortega52 » Sun Apr 08, 2018 2:48 am

Hello everyone,

Just installed Linux Mint 18 on my sister's old laptop, and I got a say, it looks pretty good. She had Windows XP, which is no longer support it, and the rest is history. Anyhow, I am here to stay, learn,participate, and grow with Linux community.

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jimallyn
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Re: New to Mint

Post by jimallyn » Sun Apr 08, 2018 4:04 am

Welcome aboard, ortega52! You've come to the right place.
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Re: New to Mint

Post by kc1di » Sun Apr 08, 2018 4:11 am

Hello ortega52 and Welcome to the Linux Mint Forums,
Good to have you here, 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: New to Mint

Post by catweazel » Sun Apr 08, 2018 4:14 am

Hi, and welcome aboard!
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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lsemmens
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Re: New to Mint

Post by lsemmens » Sun Apr 08, 2018 7:20 am

I moved over permanently only a week or so ago, you;ll never look back. I don't miss Windoze one bit. Enjoy your new experience.
Kernel: 4.13.0-37-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 5.4.0)
Desktop: Cinnamon 3.6.7 (Gtk 3.18.9-1ubuntu3.3)
Distro: Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia

Laptop T4500 Dualcore 3Gb RAM
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Re: New to Mint

Post by WharfRat » Sun Apr 08, 2018 8:01 am

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Welcome to Linux Mint and the Linux Mint forum :)
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