Good Riddance to Windows

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Good Riddance to Windows

Postby onf78 » Wed Apr 24, 2013 8:26 am

Hi,

Complete noob in the world of Linux, but due to a failing hdd and a replacement being fitted, i decided to leave windows behind and start using Linux mint 14 with cinnamon.

I can say I'm very impressed with Linux, the speed and simplicity makes it a joy to use the PC again, and leaving lots and lots of Malware behind (YAY).


So like i said a complete newbie, so you will probably see me around asking lots of noob Questions.

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Re: Good Riddance to Windows

Postby catweazel » Wed Apr 24, 2013 8:54 am

Welcome aboard.
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Re: Good Riddance to Windows

Postby kc1di » Wed Apr 24, 2013 8:56 am

Hello onf78 and welcome to the land of linux and Mint :)
good to have you on board, you'll find much help.
Happy computing.
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Re: Good Riddance to Windows

Postby The-Wizard » Wed Apr 24, 2013 9:12 am

Welcome to the Mint family forums

I know many people who have suffered major breakdowns but still will not move away from M$, although many are in my age group and don't need gaming machines, yet my daughter whose lappy was only 2 yrs old got fed up with slow speeds and constant freezes.. asked dad [who is too old to know about computers in her mind] to install the same program he uses, so i installed M13 for her and she has never looked back [although dad has to do the updates and additional programs for her] :lol:


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Re: Good Riddance to Windows

Postby overthetop » Wed Apr 24, 2013 3:01 pm

Welcome to the Mint Forums! :D
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Re: Good Riddance to Windows

Postby FT-897 » Wed Apr 24, 2013 5:47 pm

Yeah, no day that I have to use megas$haft winduhs can possibly be a perfect day. The outrage is all of my time that M$ wastes.

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Re: Good Riddance to Windows

Postby jesica » Tue Apr 30, 2013 10:10 am

Good day,

Welcome to the forum,

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Re: Good Riddance to Windows

Postby jesica » Tue Apr 30, 2013 10:10 am

Good day,

Welcome to the forum,

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