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Postby tomi87 » Mon Jul 04, 2011 9:48 am

Hello everybody, I'm delighted to see such a great community here.
My name is Tom, I'm a Hungarian guy born and living in Romania; trying to become a teacher of English in some elementary school around here, so I don't have much in common with IT.
I've been using Linux Mint (10 Lxde) for.... erm.... 4 hours? Maybe 5. So far so good. It's much 'friendlier' with my laptop than the Vista it came with, it even extended the life of my old battery with almost 50% :) and I guess the CPU is happier too.
Of course I kept the Windows too, just in case I do something stupid in Mint :D
For the time being I'll just keep trying to get used to it and figuring out what does what. Be prepared for really basic questions :D

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Re: Hello

Postby The-Wizard » Mon Jul 04, 2011 10:01 am

I put LXDE on my old laptop, it now reacts as if it had had a heart transplant :mrgreen:

welcome to the Mint family forums

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Re: Hello

Postby tdockery97 » Mon Jul 04, 2011 10:30 am

Welcome to the Mint forums Tom. You will find a lot of information and help from some very enthusiastic and knowledgeable Mint users. I'm sure you will also want to visit our Mint Community Website at http://community.linuxmint.com/. You will find real-time help in our IRC channels. Just go to Menu>Internet>XChat IRC and when you open it you will automatically be taken to our #linuxmint-chat and #linuxmint-help channels. Have fun with Mint.

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Re: Hello

Postby nunol » Mon Jul 04, 2011 12:18 pm

Welcome to the Linux Mint forums tomi87!


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Re: Hello

Postby Oscar799 » Mon Jul 04, 2011 5:03 pm

Hello Tom,
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#p302355
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Re: Hello

Postby rivenathos » Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:50 am

Welcome to the forum! Üdvözöljük a fórum! Örülök, hogy itt van! :D

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