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Baby steps

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Hello world of Linux
I abandoned the command line in favour of the GUI long ago, so I am effectively born again

All things pass, Windows 7 is no exception. Currently running 7Pro on a 10 year old Dell Optiplex.
It actually runs great, video streaming is smooth, it only slows down noticeably when I'm editing.
Recently I have noticed some web pages starting to break. Guess it's time to update.

I have no desire to install Win 10, judging from the way it bogged down my HP laptop that came with W8 installed.
Nice 'upgrade' Microsoft.
Picked up another old desktop to dip my toes in the Mint environment before my trusty Optiplex gets relegated.
If I can learn enough to gain equivalent enjoyment without too many headaches, I'll consider that a win.
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Re: Baby steps

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Welcome to the forum. Many people here can help. Please provide hardware and software info with your questions.

Be sure to check out the “Board Index” (above, top left) ... “Rules & Notices”... “READ: How To Get Help!”

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Welcome elby303. There are great resources here on the forums. Good luck with the 'new' system.
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Hello elby303,
Welcome to linux Mint Forums, enjoy! :)
Easy tips : https://easylinuxtipsproject.blogspot.com/ Pjotr's Great Linux projects page.
Linux Mint Installation Guide: http://linuxmint-installation-guide.rea ... en/latest/
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Welcome to the forum.
If I have helped you solve a problem, please add [SOLVED] to your first post title, it helps other users looking for help, and keeps the forum clean.
Regards,
Deepak

I am using Mint 20 Cinnamon 64 bit with AMD A8/7410 processor . Memory 8GB
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Welcome to the forum elby303 :D
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Welcome to the forums!
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welcome elby303, small question you know windows 7 is not supported anymore? it dead 14 January this year. or are you paying for there extended support?
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Re: Baby steps

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elby303 wrote:
Thu Jun 25, 2020 10:19 am
a 10 year old Dell Optiplex.
On that old machine, I recommend the lightweight Xfce edition of Linux Mint:
https://easylinuxtipsproject.blogspot.c ... -xfce.html
Tip: 10 things to do after installing Linux Mint 20 Ulyana
Keep your Linux Mint healthy: Avoid these 10 fatal mistakes
Twitter: twitter.com/easylinuxtips
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Welcome to the forum and the World of Mint! :)
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Re: Baby steps

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Welcome to Linux
If I have helped you solve a problem, please add [SOLVED] to your first post title, it helps other users looking for help, and keeps the forum clean.
Regards,
Deepak

I am using Mint 20 Cinnamon 64 bit with AMD A8/7410 processor . Memory 8GB
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