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rickofthewoods
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Hi Everybody

Post by rickofthewoods » Thu May 10, 2018 5:04 pm

Hello. Not only is this my first post on these forums, it is my first post on any forum (Long time lurker). I've recently adopted Linux mint as my daily driver, having become frustrated with windows incessant data mining. I'm currently embarked on a mission to understand more of the software side of things, after having spent most of my computer past gaming and building PCs. Anyway, just wanted to say hello and I'll meat you out there on the forums.
Kernel: 4.13.0-39-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 CPU: Intel i3-2330M

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Re: Hi Everybody

Post by all41 » Thu May 10, 2018 5:08 pm

Hi rickofthewoods,
Good to have you aboard.
Welcome to Mint and the forums.
Proud to be a supporter and monthly contributor to Mint.

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Re: Hi Everybody

Post by WharfRat » Thu May 10, 2018 5:09 pm

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Welcome to Linux Mint and the Linux Mint forum :)
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Re: Hi Everybody

Post by jimallyn » Thu May 10, 2018 7:35 pm

Welcome aboard, rickofthewoods! I honestly do not understand why anybody puts up with Windows and its various problems. I see they put ads in the Start Menu now. Good grief! Intolerable.
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Re: Hi Everybody

Post by lsemmens » Thu May 10, 2018 11:09 pm

I see they put ads in the start menu...."
Sounds like I jumped ship just in time. :D

Welcome, Rickofthewoods from another disgruntled Windoze user.
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Re: Hi Everybody

Post by rickofthewoods » Fri May 11, 2018 7:38 am

Thanks everyone. You've made me feel so welcome. I just have to contend with the feeling of 'Tech Inadequacy' now. Everybody on these forums seems to be a lot more knowledgable than me. I suppose I'll just have to dive in and catch up. Thanks Again! :D
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Re: Hi Everybody

Post by catweazel » Fri May 11, 2018 7:41 am

Welcome aboard!
Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile - Albert Einstein

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Re: Hi Everybody

Post by JerryF » Fri May 11, 2018 8:37 am

Hello and 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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