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Re: The 'obligatory' forum members Introduction topic
« Reply #180 on: June 05, 2017, 07:31:54 pm »
Hi Ray and Welcome to the Forum!  Jump in and enjoy!   ;)
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Re: The 'obligatory' forum members Introduction topic
« Reply #181 on: June 05, 2017, 08:57:32 pm »
Hi Ray, welcome to the "Other Mint" forum.  It's good to meet you  :).  If you've any questions or need help, we're here for you.  The Peppermint Forum is a major component of the distro  ;).

Yeah, Peppermint is great on older machines.  It's injected new life into many old doorstops.  It's also a powerhouse on the newer, beefy stuff  8).  More than a few of our members are using it on such machines.  You've plenty of processing power however you use Peppermint, that's for sure  ;).
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Re: The 'obligatory' forum members Introduction topic
« Reply #182 on: June 06, 2017, 04:49:46 am »
@Rosko

Great to hear you're enjoying Peppermint and have been impressed enough to bung it on your main system, specially where it's being compared to the "Other Mint" which is a rather grand pair of shoes to fill ;)

welcome to our community :)

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Re: The 'obligatory' forum members Introduction topic
« Reply #183 on: June 18, 2017, 01:33:59 am »
My name is Jim I am a oldtimer been with PeppermintOS since the beginning and was not satisfied with the other distro's
but love my Peppermint. I started on Linux way back when I ditched Win98 for a copy of Red Hat Back when it was free.
I wasn't satisfied with Fedora and tried Ubuntu it was OK until they introduced Unity then I  switched to Peppermint fulltime.
Hope Peppermint stays around a long time.

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Re: The 'obligatory' forum members Introduction topic
« Reply #184 on: June 18, 2017, 11:34:07 am »
Hope Peppermint stays around a long time.

Don't ya miss the days of dialup modems with Linux ?

Welcome aboard, Jim !

Remember the dialup modems ?!?!?  Sure, do. 

Matter of fact, I still use one -- USRobotics Courier 56Gay/V.92 Business Modem.  I use it to send/receive faxes at the abode, via a landline connection.

Faxes and landlines ... remember those ?  LoL !   ;D

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Re: The 'obligatory' forum members Introduction topic
« Reply #185 on: June 18, 2017, 04:57:58 pm »
Don't ya miss the days of dialup modems with Linux ?

Erm, that's one messed up nostalgia thing you have going on there Jim...

Welcome to the asylum forum, you're obviously gonna fit right in :))
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Re: The 'obligatory' forum members Introduction topic
« Reply #186 on: September 12, 2017, 06:00:17 pm »
Hello and Mabuhay!

I'm quite new to Linux, and Peppermint as well, been using for around 3 months, using my dad's laptop (well, we share usage as I still have yet to get a new one of my own and he's in the field often). His laptop that I use to write this intro used to be on (slow) Windows 8, and he asked me to reformat his unit. Since he needed the laptop to watch tennis games online, I thought I give Peppermint a try. So far, he's happy and I'm happy as well; I'm still learning the ropes until I get a unit of my own and continue on with my Peppermint journey.

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Re: The 'obligatory' forum members Introduction topic
« Reply #187 on: September 12, 2017, 06:17:36 pm »
Hi RocketUsagi and welcome to the forum :)

Great to hear you're enjoying Peppermint, and hope your dad does too.
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Re: The 'obligatory' forum members Introduction topic
« Reply #188 on: September 13, 2017, 04:34:09 am »
Welcome to the Forums.
Don't be shy. Any questions, please just ask.

I was new to Peppermint myself in 2015 and still remember it well 🙂

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Re: The 'obligatory' forum members Introduction topic
« Reply #189 on: September 13, 2017, 11:58:10 am »
Hiya everyone!

I'm a bit of an old fossil. Aged 28, but been with computers since my early childhood. DOS, Win 3.11, Linux, BSD - you name it. Right now I'm looking for programming jobs and challenges. Hope I find some of it in Peppermint OS, because I think the project is quite amazing :).

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Re: The 'obligatory' forum members Introduction topic
« Reply #190 on: September 13, 2017, 12:34:17 pm »
Hiya everyone!

I'm a bit of an old fossil. Aged 28, but been with computers since my early childhood. DOS, Win 3.11, Linux, BSD - you name it. Right now I'm looking for programming jobs and challenges. Hope I find some of it in Peppermint OS, because I think the project is quite amazing :).

~Andy

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Re: The 'obligatory' forum members Introduction topic
« Reply #191 on: September 13, 2017, 02:06:14 pm »
Hiya Andy, so you're a programmer ?
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Re: The 'obligatory' forum members Introduction topic
« Reply #192 on: September 13, 2017, 03:50:05 pm »
Hi Andy, welcome to the Peppermint Forum.  It's nice to meet you  ;).
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Re: The 'obligatory' forum members Introduction topic
« Reply #193 on: October 02, 2017, 02:45:00 pm »
Howdy! Mike, here, from Madison, Wisconsin. I've been driving a cab in this town for about 14yrs. I think my first experience with the Peppermint OS was P2... probably... whatever that was. Seven or eight years ago? I built my first desktop computer and didn't want to install Windows, for a multitude of reasons. At that time, I had just discovered Linux, and Ubuntu, and then explored dozens of Linux distros. Although there were probably several options and runners-up, Peppermint was easily, to me, the easiest and most user-friendly. It just loaded easily, and there wasn't that much of a learning curve unless you wanted to delve further into it. So like accessible to regular non-programmer humans and stuff. It just works, for the most part just seamlessly.

So, I'm building a new desktop system, having purged my desktop equipment early this year and relied almost entirely on a trusty Chromebook for a while, but I'm yearning for a return to the desktop system, the power of a desktop system, the large display, etc. So I'm pretty sure P8 will be the go-to OS for my new build, and I really appreciate all your hard-work in creating and tweaking/perfecting the whole hybrid system and philosophy, cloud-centric with the full arsenal of utilities you'd get with most any other desktop environment - thanks much, it's a great OS!

So I'll load P8 on my new desktop when it's finished, and for now, I'm typing on my Chromebook. So, I think I'll have to download the iso from... somewhere. I really don't know how to do this and make the bootable usb with a Chromebook, or if you have the "Peppermint Sticks" available sometime soon, I'll probably order one of those. Again, thanks for all your hard work in creating and tweaking and perfecting a working (simple!) real-alternative to... you know. Corporate mass-produced capitalist money-grubbing hell. But I won't name any names.          -MIKE.

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Re: The 'obligatory' forum members Introduction topic
« Reply #194 on: October 02, 2017, 03:06:28 pm »
Welcome cfx795 Peppermint has been "just working for me since 2010... I've never looked back... You'll definitely find the best forum support here among the PeppermintLegions ... Remember, the only stupid questions are the ones you fail to ask of us all here!
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