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powerchord84
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New user (again)

Post by powerchord84 » Fri Oct 26, 2018 12:33 pm

Hi all. I took a Linux class back in '05 as a part of my degree and ever since then, I've told myself that I was going to get proficient. I've had several false starts since then but I have been dedicated this time.

One of the things I love about Linux (that I learned this morning) is the inxi command. It tickles me so much that I can find out so much information with a single command. Sometimes it takes me several minutes of searching to find the same information in Windows 10.

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Post by WharfRat » Fri Oct 26, 2018 12:48 pm

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Welcome to Linux Mint and the Linux Mint forum :)
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Post by jimallyn » Fri Oct 26, 2018 12:56 pm

Welcome aboard, powerchord84! Yeah, inxi is great, and I suspect you will find a bunch of other things you like about Linux. I used to play lots of powerchords back in the day: '67 Gibson with single humbucker, Fender Bandmaster cranked up loud!
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Re: New user (again)

Post by phd21 » Fri Oct 26, 2018 1:38 pm

Hi powerchord84,

Welcome to the wonderful world of Linux Mint and its excellent forum!
Phd21: Mint KDE 18.3 & 19, 64-bit Awesome OS, Ancient Dell OptiPlex 780 Core2Duo E8400 3GHz,4gb Ram,256gb SDD, Video: Intel 4 Graphics, DVD Lightscribe. Why I use KDE?:https://opensource.com/life/15/4/9-reasons-to-use-kde

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Post by catweazel » Fri Oct 26, 2018 4:53 pm

Welcome aboard!
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Re: New user (again)

Post by all41 » Fri Oct 26, 2018 7:37 pm

Hi powerchord84,
Welcome back to Linux and to the forums.
If you like the inxi information and want in depth information regarding your hardware
open a terminal and enter or copy/paste this:

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sudo lshw -html > hardware.html
It will ask for your password. Then look in your home directory
for a file named "hardware.html"
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Re: New user (again)

Post by lsemmens » Fri Oct 26, 2018 9:36 pm

Hi Powerchord, I've also played a few power chords over the years (Ibanez Blazer - all single coils), My favourite instrument, though, is my Acoustic Maton CE60D.
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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