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I burned all my copies of windows

Post by Zafir » Sun Oct 07, 2018 1:22 am

Hi from Buenos Aires, Argentina!
Since a year ago I'm running mint 18 Cinnamon after having gone through all the stages of Microsoft, DOS, Windows 3.11, 95, 98 XP and 7. I was previously migrating to open source programs, and when I put together my new PC, it was the excuse to install Mint, I had no problems getting used to it because almost everything I was using by then was already installed from the beginning.
After a little over a month I felt very comfortable with the new OS. So much that I deleted all the copies of windows I had!
The software manager is one of the things that I value most, along with Timeshift. I recently had the opportunity to use it when I wanted to upgrade to version 19. Apparently something was not quite right. Although at the end of the update everything seemed to run perfectly and even faster than before, my printer refused to print despite being perfectly installed. As I could not find a quick solution to the problem I decided to turn to the Timeshift since I can not live without my printer. And voila, in a few minutes I had my dear 18.3 Sylvia back.

And because I don't give up having my mint 19 installed, I decided to join the forum to ask for help in the future.

Very best,
Alejandro
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Re: I burned all my copies of windows

Post by Pierre » Sun Oct 07, 2018 2:42 am

Hi Alejandro,

welcome to our forum
:)

do let us know, of what issues that you currently have, so we can possibly help out.
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Re: I burned all my copies of windows

Post by catweazel » Sun Oct 07, 2018 2:43 am

Zafir wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 1:22 am
Very best,
Alejandro
Welcome aboard, Alejandro!
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Re: I burned all my copies of windows

Post by lsemmens » Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:55 am

Hi Alejandro, you'll find many friendly and helpful ex-windoze users here.
Kernel: 4.15.0-36-generic x86_64 bits: 64
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Distro: Linux Mint 19 Tara

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Re: I burned all my copies of windows

Post by WharfRat » Sun Oct 07, 2018 10:42 am

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Welcome to Linux Mint and the Linux Mint forum :)
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Re: I burned all my copies of windows

Post by jimallyn » Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:15 am

Welcome to the Mint forums, Alejandro!
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Re: I burned all my copies of windows

Post by Inundated » Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:57 am

Welcome, Alejandro! I love the subject. I basically just did the same.
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Re: I burned all my copies of windows

Post by all41 » Sun Oct 14, 2018 2:16 pm

I burned all my copies of windows
Heresy-------Heresy I say! :wink:

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Re: I burned all my copies of windows

Post by JerryF » Sun Oct 14, 2018 5:35 pm

Welcome!
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: I burned all my copies of windows

Post by Zafir » Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:41 pm

Pierre wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 2:42 am
welcome to our forum
:)
catweazel wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 2:43 am
Welcome aboard, Alejandro!
lsemmens wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:55 am
Hi Alejandro, you'll find many friendly and helpful ex-windoze users here.
WharfRat wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 10:42 am
Hello Alejandro Image

Welcome to Linux Mint and the Linux Mint forum :)
jimallyn wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:15 am
Welcome to the Mint forums, Alejandro!
Inundated wrote:
Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:57 am
Welcome, Alejandro! I love the subject. I basically just did the same.
all41 wrote:
Sun Oct 14, 2018 2:16 pm
Heresy-------Heresy I say! :wink:

Thumbs up and Welcome
JerryF wrote:
Sun Oct 14, 2018 5:35 pm
Welcome!
Thanks to all of you guys for the warm welcome!
Pierre wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 2:42 am
do let us know, of what issues that you currently have, so we can possibly help out.
I'll do in the future when I'm ready to migrate to Mint 19. :)
Now, my Mint 18.3 works FINE! 8)
Thanks
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Re: I burned all my copies of windows

Post by BG405 » Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:12 am

Welcome from me too.

Personally, I'd wait for the point releases before giving 19 another try; the issues might have been ironed out by then. :)
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Re: I burned all my copies of windows

Post by Zafir » Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:16 am

BG405 wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:12 am
Welcome from me too.

Personally, I'd wait for the point releases before giving 19 another try; the issues might have been ironed out by then. :)
Thank you!
Yes, I'll wait to update. I'm not in a hurry, especially because everything is fine. What I need is to have time to do it. When I tried it, it took me more than four hours. Then, a whole day to test the system. And finally reverse everything with Timeshift, which is great.

By the way, cute cats! I have a black one.
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Re: I burned all my copies of windows

Post by BG405 » Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:20 pm

You're welcome.

These two are brother and sister & are absolutely adorable, even if they are little buggers some of the time. :lol: They were always together right from the start which is why they both came to live with me together (I'd said I wanted two, to keep each other company while I was out). I didn't know at the time just how brave those words must have sounded. :lol:

I can't work out whether they think they are little humans or I'm a big cat; probably a combination of both. Incredibly loving and affectionate, but they do impede progress with respect to computer (& many other) activities. :roll:
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Re: I burned all my copies of windows

Post by Zafir » Wed Oct 24, 2018 4:08 pm

BG405 wrote:
Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:20 pm
These two are brother and sister & are absolutely adorable, even if they are little buggers some of the time. :lol: They were always together right from the start which is why they both came to live with me together (I'd said I wanted two, to keep each other company while I was out). I didn't know at the time just how brave those words must have sounded. :lol:
I had a couple of cats in the past too. One of them was Zafir, the one you see in my avatar. Now I only have a black one. A few months ago I wanted to adopt another one to keep him company but they didn't get on well and he's alone again.
BG405 wrote:
Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:20 pm
I can't work out whether they think they are little humans or I'm a big cat; probably a combination of both. Incredibly loving and affectionate, but they do impede progress with respect to computer (& many other) activities. :roll:
Yes, probably. But I think they believe they are humans and we're their pets :lol: They are lovely but a source of mess too.

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Re: I burned all my copies of windows

Post by JerryF » Wed Oct 24, 2018 4:32 pm

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Re: I burned all my copies of windows

Post by BG405 » Wed Oct 24, 2018 8:48 pm

Zafir wrote:
Wed Oct 24, 2018 4:08 pm
They are lovely but a source of mess too.
In this case I'm undoubtedly the original source of the mess, but when I attemt to tidy it up, they (especially Custard) like to jump in and mess it up again.

At least, that is my excuse. :P
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