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ConorCork ConorCork
Ireland
Cinnamon Edition
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2016-04-13 17:07:51

 

System Using

October 2014 Moved to Linux (Mint 17 Cinnamon 64bit), from Win Xp. Runing LM 17.0 on 2014 HP  Pavillion Laptop with Intel  i3 chip , Intel Graphics and 4GB memory. ( Note: not nvida graphics card and not Broadcom wireless card)

December 2014 updated to LM17.1 Rebecca. Cinnamon 2.4.      

July 2015 updated to LM17.2 Rafaela. Cinnamon 2.6                          

December 2015 updated to LM17.3 Rosa. Cinnamon 2.8. Kernel 3.19.0-32

Why Here

Hope to learn from and contribute to the Linux Mint community via forums, software reviews, and maybe add a tutorial or two for similar "newbe" users to "share and learn"

Hardware devices
Device Release
Pavilion
HP (Hewlett-Packard) Intel core i3-2310M (2.1GHz. 3MB L3 cache), Works perfectly
Mint (older version)
Software reviews
Software Score
stellarium
"Incredibly powerful tool. Explore the solar system on your desktop. Works Perfectly on LM17.1 Cinnemon 64bit. Uses a bit of space circa 90MB "
5
network-manager-openvpn-gnome
"Excellent. Makes setting up and using OpenVPN connections just a few GUI menu clicks "
5
openvpn
"Use it daily. Few Problems. "
4
calibre
" Useful. Covers many ebook formats. Quick out of the box to learn with library management function a bonus"
5
mintupdate
" Indespensible and probably taken for granted. Just works. Gives clear settings by security preferences 1 to 5 choice. From 17.1 got better "
5
lynis
"Useful Gives a good summary report with security configuration suggestion."
3
radiotray
"Nice.Light on system use, Panel applet handy, Configure add new radio station could be better explained"
4