Hello from the UK

Welcome to newcomers! Don't hesitate to introduce yourself.
Please don't post tech support questions here
Post Reply
illy1WFR
Level 1
Level 1
Posts: 3
Joined: Mon Oct 29, 2018 4:54 pm

Hello from the UK

Post by illy1WFR » Mon Oct 29, 2018 5:22 pm

Hello all I'm illy from England, new to LINUX this week, I'm here because I'm disillusioned with the amount of garbage that windows forces you to have, but now I'm here LINUX is actually a lot more interesting and friendly. So they say a little knowledge is dangerous, believe me that makes me very very dangerous LOL, I shall be picking all your brains very soon now doubt. :mrgreen:

illy

User avatar
WharfRat
Level 20
Level 20
Posts: 11845
Joined: Thu Apr 07, 2011 8:15 pm

Re: Hello from the UK

Post by WharfRat » Mon Oct 29, 2018 6:38 pm

Hello illy Image

Welcome to Linux Mint and the Linux Mint forum :)
ImageImage

User avatar
catweazel
Level 17
Level 17
Posts: 7774
Joined: Fri Oct 12, 2012 9:44 pm
Location: Australian Antarctic Territory

Re: Hello from the UK

Post by catweazel » Mon Oct 29, 2018 6:51 pm

Welcome aboard!
¡uʍop ǝpısdn sı buıɥʇʎɹǝʌǝ os ɐıןɐɹʇsnɐ ɯoɹɟ ɯ,ı

User avatar
all41
Level 13
Level 13
Posts: 4998
Joined: Tue Dec 31, 2013 9:12 am
Location: Computer, Car, Cage

Re: Hello from the UK

Post by all41 » Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:01 pm

Hello illy,
Welcome to Mint and the forums.
The learning curve is not as steep as it firstly seems and levels out quickly.
Enjoy the adventure and your newly found freedom.
Proud to be a supporter and monthly contributor to Mint.

User avatar
lsemmens
Level 6
Level 6
Posts: 1253
Joined: Wed Sep 10, 2014 9:07 pm
Location: Rural South Australia

Re: Hello from the UK

Post by lsemmens » Mon Oct 29, 2018 10:01 pm

Hi illy1WFR, I hardly notice any functional difference between Linux and Windwoes..... EXCEPT, Linux is Waaaay more stable, Faaaaaar easier to instal and Not intrusive with it's updates. along with about a million other things that drove me away from Windoze in the first place. You'll find Linux a breath of fresh air.
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

User avatar
phd21
Level 17
Level 17
Posts: 7511
Joined: Thu Jan 09, 2014 9:42 pm
Location: Florida

Re: Hello from the UK

Post by phd21 » Tue Oct 30, 2018 12:00 am

Hi illy1WFR,

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

Post Reply

Return to “Introduce yourself”