New kid? Not so much...

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New kid? Not so much...

Postby rabideau » Wed Mar 30, 2011 11:33 am

Just thought I'd say thank you to the folks at Mint for the Distro.

I am a longtime Ubuntu user (?) since 2006 and an even longer time Geek working with software since 1974 (whoa... :shock: old guy ). The main reason I have come over to the green side for a test run is Unity and Gnome 3; I want to see how you guys are dealing with those :cry: interfaces. Hopefully you will evolve something that does not cause us all to loose massive amounts of keyboard & mouse advance functions for the sake of eye candy.
Pax vobiscum,

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Re: New kid? Not so much...

Postby rivenathos » Wed Mar 30, 2011 11:37 am

Welcome to the forum! You are just one of many who I think will be migrating to Mint over the next few months over similar concerns.

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Re: New kid? Not so much...

Postby The-Wizard » Wed Mar 30, 2011 11:43 am

welcome to the Mint family forums

The idea that Bill Gates has appeared like a knight in shining armour to lead all customers out of a mire of technological chaos neatly ignores the fact that it was he who, by peddling second-rate technology, led them into it in the first place.

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Re: New kid? Not so much...

Postby Oscar799 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 12:56 pm

Hello rabideau,
Welcome to Mint Forum :P
There is a lot of useful information for new and not-so-new users here -> viewtopic.php?f=60&t=38355
We have a Community site
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: New kid? Not so much...

Postby tdockery97 » Wed Mar 30, 2011 1:09 pm

Welcome rabideau.
Linux Mint 18.2 KDE

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