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Postby felis silvestris » Sat Dec 11, 2010 9:19 pm

I've just installed Linux Mint 10 from the coverdisc on the new issue of Linux Format. It has replaced Ubuntu Lucid on my laptop (ThinkPad x100e). Everything works fine, the only tweaks I've made are a matter of personal preference. I look forward to seeing how it settles in. The only thing that strikes me on first acquaintance is whether I'll ever find myself using the 'computer' and 'home' icons on the desktop, when I can get to anything I need from the menu at the bottom of the screen. Yours, the Sussex Wildcat.

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Re: Hi

Postby willie42 » Sat Dec 11, 2010 9:19 pm

Welcome to Linux Mint Forums
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Re: Hi

Postby tdockery97 » Sun Dec 12, 2010 5:04 am

Welcome to the Forums. You know you can go to Menu>Preferences>Desktop Settings and uncheck the computer and home folder to take them off the desktop. First thing I usually do. :D
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Re: Hi

Postby Oscar799 » Sun Dec 12, 2010 5:38 am

Hello felis silvestris,
Welcome to Mint Forum :P
There is a lot of useful information for new and not-so-new users here -> viewtopic.php?f=60&p=302358#p302358
We have a Community site http://community.linuxmint.com/
For real-time help and discussion there are IRC channels,open MintMenu>Internet>XChat and you will be automatically connected to #linuxmint-help and #linuxmint-chat
Have fun with Mint
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Re: Hi

Postby jesica » Sun Dec 12, 2010 1:28 pm

hallo and welcome to the forum
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Re: Hi

Postby felis silvestris » Sun Dec 12, 2010 7:09 pm

Thanks to everyone who has replied here for making me feel welcome, & specifically to tdockery97 for the advice that has made my desktop that bit less cluttered ...

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Re: Hi

Postby jesica » Tue Dec 14, 2010 4:00 am

tdockery97 wrote:Welcome to the Forums. You know you can go to Menu>Preferences>Desktop Settings and uncheck the computer and home folder to take them off the desktop. First thing I usually do. :D


I also do that
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