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New guy who's made the permanent switch.
« on: November 03, 2014, 04:50:32 PM »
 

regularfella

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Hi, I'm regularfella, aka Lance.

No more distro hopping for me. This is what I've been looking for. I've installed Linux Lite 2.0 on my Acer Aspire 1410. It has a Core 2 Solo and 3gb ram, 250gb hdd.

Everything worked out of the box. My favorite apps were a breeze to install and this distro runs great on this machine. The screen is broken so I've hooked it up to a 1600x900 monitor and even that was detected and ready to go out of the box. Now it serves as a desktop PC with my wireless mouse and keyboard combo.



I first installed the 32 bit version, but now I have the 64 bit version installed. For some reason the machine seems to run faster on x64.

Love the GUI, Love the simplicity. I'll be sticking with Linux Lite for a long time to come.
 


Re: New guy who's made the permanent switch.
« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2014, 04:57:17 PM »
 

bitsnpcs

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Hello Lance,

Welcome to the community :)

 

Re: New guy who's made the permanent switch.
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2014, 05:26:53 PM »
 

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Not to steal thunder but another new guy here with nearly identical specs on my HP compaq presario as well as a broken screen. Small world. First distro though, still getting the hang of it :-[
 

Re: New guy who's made the permanent switch.
« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2014, 05:44:11 PM »
 

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Howdy and Welcome.
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Re: New guy who's made the permanent switch.
« Reply #4 on: November 03, 2014, 05:52:51 PM »
 

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Hello suburbandisposal,

Welcome to the forum  :)
LL 2.0 is my first distro too. 

 

Re: New guy who's made the permanent switch.
« Reply #5 on: November 04, 2014, 02:10:13 AM »
 

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welcome..also did some distro hopping here before settling down with LL2
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Re: New guy who's made the permanent switch.
« Reply #6 on: November 04, 2014, 04:07:20 AM »
 

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Welcome,

I also did some distro hopping, Fedora, CentOS, Mint, Puppy and was on Zorin for a couple of months.
Then I tried LL, and what swung it for me was actually the Forum, it was the participation and help
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Re: New guy who's made the permanent switch.
« Reply #7 on: November 11, 2014, 01:32:39 AM »
 

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Re: New guy who's made the permanent switch.
« Reply #8 on: November 13, 2014, 05:00:42 PM »
 

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