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Hello Linux Mint

Postby TrawlerJoe » Fri Jul 15, 2011 4:55 pm

Just wanted to introduce myself and say 'hi'. I've been shackled to Windows for far too long, and I'm really enjoying the Linux Mint (Katya) experience so far... and promising myself that I won't ever buy Windows again. I'm pretty technically savvy, though not too familiar with Mint, Ubuntu, or Linux in general, so I'm sure I'll be poking my head in here with questions occasionally.

Hope you all have a great weekend.

-Joe

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Re: Hello Linux Mint

Postby nunol » Fri Jul 15, 2011 6:36 pm

Welcome to the Linux Mint Forums Joe!

Cheers.

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Re: Hello Linux Mint

Postby tdockery97 » Fri Jul 15, 2011 6:59 pm

Welcome to the Mint forums Joe. 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 Linux Mint

Postby The-Wizard » Sat Jul 16, 2011 12:33 am

Welcome to the Mint family forums


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Re: Hello Linux Mint

Postby Oscar799 » Sat Jul 16, 2011 12:20 pm

Hello Joe,
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 Linux Mint

Postby Evil-K » Sat Jul 16, 2011 7:37 pm

And a hello to you too Joe! There are a lot of kind, helpful people here, so you're in good hands. If you're like me and I know I am, I think you'll love Mint. I've heard a lot of good stuff about Katya, that it's a fine distro. I've got Isadora and it's wonderful.

Welcome aboard!
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Re: Hello Linux Mint

Postby TrawlerJoe » Tue Jul 19, 2011 8:09 am

Thanks for the welcome, and for the links!

Joe

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Re: Hello Linux Mint

Postby subeh.sharma » Tue Jul 19, 2011 9:44 am

i've been on Ubuntu since 2006 but have faced lots of problem on it. I've recently shifted to Linux Mint and found this community much much helpful than Ubuntu's and the OS is much stable than Ubuntu.


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