I am a man of wealth and taste

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I am a man of wealth and taste

Post by Casix » Thu Oct 25, 2018 5:57 pm

Well, not really... ;)

Name's Casix, m, engineer, age 40-50, married with children.

This is - or will be, rather - my third foray into Linux after SUSE 6.X and Mandrake years back. As a full-on replacement, it didn't work for me due to pretty much all of the usual issues and I wouldn' expect it to work even today. But my secondary Laptop blew a gasket a couple of days ago and since I used it almost exclusively for surfing, netflix and E-Mail, I figured a) I don't want to spend heaps of dough on a replacement and b) this is the chance to give Linux another shot. By gaining experience without the pressure of depending on the very system, I'm training on - maybe I will manage to go all the way eventually.

Looking forward to learning from all you guys and to (hopefully) contributing myself later on.

Casix

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Re: I am a man of wealth and taste

Post by MrEen » Thu Oct 25, 2018 6:01 pm

Welcome to the forum Casix. I am puzzled by the nature of your game. :D

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Re: I am a man of wealth and taste

Post by catweazel » Thu Oct 25, 2018 6:02 pm

Welcome :)
¡uʍop ǝpısdn sı buıɥʇʎɹǝʌǝ os ɐıןɐɹʇsnɐ ɯoɹɟ ɯ,ı

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Re: I am a man of wealth and taste

Post by Casix » Thu Oct 25, 2018 6:18 pm

Thanks guys! :D

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Re: I am a man of wealth and taste

Post by Pjotr » Thu Oct 25, 2018 6:18 pm

Pleased to meet you! Hope you guess my name. :mrgreen:
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Re: I am a man of wealth and taste

Post by sarge816 » Thu Oct 25, 2018 6:40 pm

Welcome aboard! And Linux Mint is an outstanding Windows replacement, give it some time and I'm sure you'll agree. This place is an outstanding repository of knowledge and inquiry so go wild.

And I prefer "Wild Horses," the Sundays version. 8)

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Re: I am a man of wealth and taste

Post by WharfRat » Thu Oct 25, 2018 6:54 pm

Hello Casix Image

Welcome to Linux Mint and the Linux Mint forum :)
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Re: I am a man of wealth and taste

Post by lsemmens » Thu Oct 25, 2018 9:58 pm

Welcome Casix. A man of wealth and taste? Have I got a deal for you..... A nice coat hanger shaped bridge that connects one side of Sydney with another. ;)
Kernel: 4.15.0-36-generic x86_64 bits: 64
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Re: I am a man of wealth and taste

Post by catweazel » Thu Oct 25, 2018 10:07 pm

lsemmens wrote:
Thu Oct 25, 2018 9:58 pm
Welcome Casix. A man of wealth and taste? Have I got a deal for you..... A nice coat hanger shaped bridge that connects one side of Sydney with another. ;)
Not to mention the house designed by Joern Utson that I have for sale right next door. Maybe we could put a package deal together.
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Re: I am a man of wealth and taste

Post by Casix » Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:52 am

I won a tournament thereabouts once... :?

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Re: I am a man of wealth and taste

Post by Casix » Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:55 am

Just found an old photograph!

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Re: I am a man of wealth and taste

Post by lsemmens » Fri Oct 26, 2018 9:50 pm

Casix wrote:
Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:55 am
Just found an old photograph!


Screenshot_Int_Kar_C64.png
You'll fit in just nicely! :D
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Re: I am a man of wealth and taste

Post by Casix » Sat Oct 27, 2018 1:18 pm

I'm the guy on the left. Had forgotten about Hulk Hogan reffing, though... :mrgreen:

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