I don't know why I waited so long... but here we go...

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grinch
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I don't know why I waited so long... but here we go...

Post by grinch » Wed Apr 18, 2018 4:50 pm

Helou! :-)

Well, when you start with computers, you usually meet with Windows.
I think Mr. Gates is a great guy (I like the fact that he donates a lot of his wealth to charity) and the Windows is widespread across this planet - but it is always good to have the alternatives.
I heard of Linux-based OS a long long time ago but somehow I didn't take step and switch to it. So, last year, I finally took some time and started with Mint - and I liked it.
I also watched few videos of Linus Torvalds - and found that he is also a great guy - doesn't care about money, works on Linux distros from his living room - and once in a interview describe himself
as a 'typical nerd-geek'.

As a newbie, I'm still learning, I do make mistakes, I've discovered that I have to put more effort when doing some things in LMint (working with terminal, for instance) - and, at the time, Mint is still
an alternative system from me. But, I think that is a good start - I've learned that there are hundreds of variations of Linux based OS and everyone can choose the distro that suits them best.
So, in future, I think I'll go in that direction.

Happy to be here, with this nice community!

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Re: I don't know why I waited so long... but here we go...

Post by WharfRat » Wed Apr 18, 2018 4:55 pm

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Welcome to Linux Mint and the Linux Mint forum :)
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Re: I don't know why I waited so long... but here we go...

Post by KBD47 » Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:12 pm

Hi grinch!
You made a good choice starting with Linux Mint :)

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Re: I don't know why I waited so long... but here we go...

Post by lsemmens » Wed Apr 18, 2018 10:33 pm

I trust you name does not reflect your nature. :D Welcome to the world of Linux, where you can make you own decisions on how you do things.
Kernel: 4.15.0-36-generic x86_64 bits: 64
Desktop: Cinnamon 3.8.9
Distro: Linux Mint 19 Tara

Laptop T4500 Dualcore 4Gb RAM
Server AMD Phenom 9650 - GEForce 9400GT 6Gb RAM
+ three other Linux Mint machines
Out of my mind - please leave a message

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Re: I don't know why I waited so long... but here we go...

Post by jimallyn » Thu Apr 19, 2018 10:52 pm

Welcome aboard, grinch!
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“If the government were coming for your TVs and cars, then you'd be upset. But, as it is, they're only coming for your sons.” - Daniel Berrigan

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Re: I don't know why I waited so long... but here we go...

Post by deepakdeshp » Sat Apr 28, 2018 2:47 pm

Hello, Welcome to the community
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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