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New To Linux

Postby Sheba » Mon Mar 11, 2013 10:59 pm

Hi! New geek online. :lol:

Anyway, I've been doing a lot of reading on Linux in general and Mint in particular. It all a bit daunting. And I find eventually getting around to partitioning to be frightening! :oops:

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Re: New To Linux

Postby anandrkris » Mon Mar 11, 2013 11:54 pm

Hi Sheba - Welcome to the elite Mint club. :)
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Re: New To Linux

Postby flyboy1565 » Mon Mar 11, 2013 11:59 pm

Hello and welcome

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Re: New To Linux

Postby jesica » Tue Mar 12, 2013 12:21 am

Good day,
Welcome to the Mint Forum.
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Re: New To Linux

Postby catweazel » Tue Mar 12, 2013 12:24 am

Welcome aboard!
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Re: New To Linux

Postby The-Wizard » Tue Mar 12, 2013 2:48 am

Welcome to the Mint family forums

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Re: New To Linux

Postby Sheba » Thu Mar 14, 2013 5:24 pm

I felt a little overwhelmed, so I stepped away from things Linux for a day. This morning I installed Mint on a flash drive and puttered around a bit. It's temporary until I can get another hard drive. I opened the infamous Terminal and tried a few commands. The world didn't come to an end. :P

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Re: New To Linux

Postby ortrigger » Fri Mar 15, 2013 3:20 pm

Sheba wrote:I felt a little overwhelmed, so I stepped away from things Linux for a day. This morning I installed Mint on a flash drive and puttered around a bit. It's temporary until I can get another hard drive. I opened the infamous Terminal and tried a few commands. The world didn't come to an end. :P


Welcome to the world of Linux. Don't let the terminal scare you. It's not as difficult as people tend to think.

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Re: New To Linux

Postby cecar » Sat Mar 16, 2013 9:54 am

Mocking around in Terminal as a regular user is not so dangerous. Just go ahead, you cant destroy anything critical unless you "sudo" a command. :)


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