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#1 Specmon

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Posted 19 April 2008 - 05:16 PM

Hi Everyone, :thumbsup:

I've been building and repairing my own and other's computers for about ten years.

It has turned into a (sometimes) money making hobby, and I'm sure that like many members of this forum, there are many people depending on me for support.

I've been dabbling in Linux the last few years, watching as it becomes more and more viable as a Windows replacement. With Vista stumbling, I think there are a few distros that are (finally) ready to step in, even for the less capable users.

I've been a Linux evangelist for a while now too, usually sending all my new machines out as dual boot XP/Linux on 100% Linux compatible hardware. (this is still not always easy)

The Linux section in your forum looks a little anemic, so maybe I'll be able to help some there too.

Anyway, look forward to getting to know a bunch of new people.

I'm conservative with my posting, preferring not to post just to run up my total post number, but only when I feel that I "do" have something to contribute to the conversation.

So I'll see you all "out there"

Tom :flowers:
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#2 tg1911

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Posted 19 April 2008 - 11:22 PM

Hi, Tom.
Welcome to Bleeping Computer.

Any help you can offer, will be appreciated.

Please take the time, to browse the New User Orientation forum, to help familiarize yourself with how the board works.
If you have any questions about how to use this site, this forum will probably answer them.

These 2 tutorial sections contain a lot of useful information:
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Posted 20 April 2008 - 07:38 AM

I am sure that any help you can provide about Linux will be appreciated by our Members, many of whom are somewhat new to it.
Welcome to BC!
Regards,
John
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