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#1 Post by philotux » Sat Jul 28, 2018 9:25 am

Hello everyone,

This would be my first post on MX Linux Forum. I wanted to just express my gratitude towards the dev. team and evryone involved in creating and developing such a great operative system.

Having some experience of Linux based OS:es, mostly from Ubuntu/Mint, I am still much of a novice in the Linux world. Now that I have started using MX as my daily drive for some time, I look forward to visiting the forum more often in order to watch you in action and learn from your experience. I may be posting some very basic questions about the issues I will run to, so please bear with me if you find them being of a very newbie character.

Greetings

philotux

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#2 Post by Leo » Sat Jul 28, 2018 10:21 am

:welcome: to the forum and MX! Good distro and good people. Have fun...

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#3 Post by Eadwine Rose » Sat Jul 28, 2018 10:50 am

Hi and welcome!
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#4 Post by chrispop99 » Sat Jul 28, 2018 10:53 am

Greetings philotux!

Don't forget to check out the excellent MX manual (Alt-F1 to open it, Ctrl-F to search it), the Wiki, and the very helpful videos provided by Dolphin Oracle:

https://www.youtube.com/user/runwiththedolphin/videos

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#5 Post by philotux » Sat Jul 28, 2018 6:23 pm

Thank you all!
And thank you chrispop99 for the tips on the manual and for the link. I will try getting my self into a good MX-shape to have a run with the Dolphin.

Cheers
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#6 Post by turtlebay777 » Sat Jul 28, 2018 6:33 pm

MX is pretty similar to Mint, as a long time Minty myself, I have taken to MX very easily. Slight differences but not too much.

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#7 Post by Mauser » Sat Jul 28, 2018 7:56 pm

Welcome and enjoy.

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#8 Post by KBD » Sat Jul 28, 2018 7:59 pm

Welcome philotux!

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#9 Post by Artim » Sun Jul 29, 2018 7:14 am

Welcome!

Lots of good folks are joining us from the ranks of Ubu, Mint, and Linux Lite and etc. All good in their own ways, but sometimes trying to be a "one-size-fits-all" distro doesn't work out so well. And the Ubuntu base, with all the big changes and the inclusion of beta software in updates (unforgivable in a distro aimed at newbies), has become increasingly off-putting. At least Mint makes it safer with it's Updater.

My favorite things about MX are:

It's based on Debian Stable, and it just doesn't get any more stable than that! Updates rarely ever break stuff.

It's up-to-date despite being based on Debian Stable.

The tools are awesome and simple.

This community is great!
Greetings from the Bakoo!

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#10 Post by philotux » Tue Jul 31, 2018 5:28 pm

Thank you all once again for the welcoming words and for sharing your thoughts.
I am beginning to feel more at home in MX for each passing day and I truly like it.

Greetings
philotux

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