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Old 09-03-2003, 09:00 AM   #1
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Talking New OS, New Community


I just installed Linux to see what it's like and let me tell you I'm inpressed! It takes me back to the old days of DOS. LOL Anyway I found this community while trying to find a way to mount my USB thumbdrive and I wanted to say Howdy ho to everyone. Lookin' forward to painful nights trying to get applications to work and straining my eyes reading the Console. LOL got to love it
 
Old 09-03-2003, 10:31 AM   #2
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Welcome
 
Old 09-03-2003, 11:12 AM   #3
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Hey....Welcome!

Don't forget there is a GUI (grapical) portion to Linux. No need to look at the console all the time. Also.....no need for painful nights Just come here and read....and get help

Peace...
 
Old 09-03-2003, 12:06 PM   #4
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Welcome javakills, your hair-shirt has been dispatched and will arrive shortly... Please follow the care instructions included and your hair-shirt will last you for many years to come...


 
Old 09-03-2003, 01:25 PM   #5
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welcome! make sure to search or post if you run into problems - if it's a Linux problem, there's probably an answer here, more than once.

and remember the only dumb question is one that starts with: "hi, I need help installing m$ windoze ...."

 
Old 09-03-2003, 02:07 PM   #6
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what about:

"Why isn't Linux more like Windoze?".
 
Old 09-03-2003, 03:24 PM   #7
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Quote:
Originally posted by flapjackboy
what about:

"Why isn't Linux more like Windoze?".
That isn't a 'dumb' question. Just misinformed
 
Old 09-03-2003, 05:34 PM   #8
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Welcome to the message board javakills, what distro are you running?

No need for me to introduce myself, you can already tell I am the communitys freakygeek!
 
Old 09-03-2003, 07:13 PM   #9
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Re: New OS, New Community

Quote:
Originally posted by javakills
Lookin' forward to painful nights trying to get applications to work and straining my eyes reading the Console. LOL got to love it
Welcome to LQ.

You will have plenty of nights like those Luckily, you've found the forums where you can get help
 
Old 09-03-2003, 07:44 PM   #10
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I have seen people on here all of the time I log on, and that has been at 2 in the morning before..
 
Old 09-04-2003, 12:13 AM   #11
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Doesn't take me into the days of DOS --

DOS = SHITTY RIPOFF OF UNIX
UNIX = POWER
LINUX = UNIX'S POWER THAT'S USER FRIENDLY (for me anyhow)

Lets not get off topic though..

Welcome to the community, and I believe if you come here for questions you can't find answers - in a year you'll find LQ has saved your ass a hella lot
 
Old 09-04-2003, 02:28 PM   #12
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Wink Great to be here!

LOL, thanks for the warm welcome folks. I'm running Redhat 9 with KDE as my GUI interface. I have to agree that Linux is powerful indeed. Takes some getting used to though. Got Samba up and running last night so I can connect to my home network.

I've heard of the great sense of community in the Linux realm. I guess this is proof positive. I look forward to many great discussions with everyone.



As for your wealth of information, this site is a treasure trove. It's always one of the first that pops up on every google search and it usually answers my questions outright.

Thanks folks!
 
Old 09-04-2003, 05:02 PM   #13
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Someone told me this is the ONLY RED HAT forum on the web now? I guess it is, because its the only one I found when looking around for XConfig help, and now that my Linux is back up and running I am sure I will be using LQ a whole hell of a lot more.. Right now I am working on getting Apps up and running..
 
Old 09-04-2003, 05:34 PM   #14
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LQ is the official Red Hat forum.
 
Old 09-04-2003, 05:59 PM   #15
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I am glad I found it, I always have used and may always use Red Hat.. and since I am still a newbie there is alot I need to learn, and this is the greatest place to learn it.
 
  


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