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Discussion in 'Member Introductions' started by RAZRblade, Apr 24, 2012.

  1. RAZRblade

    RAZRblade New Member

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    Hey everyone!
    Just started using Linux this week.
    Been an android addict and got into rooting, flashing, and learning some terminal stuff, and started getting more knowledgeable about the inner-workings of the phone. I didn't realize how awesome Linux was until I came across an app that teaches how to boot Ubuntu 11.xx over android. I was stunned at how the lxde and gnome desktops looked and ran.
    Now here I am trying to try every distro, made some live USBs...its on. Looking forward to being part of another great community!

  2. Darwin

    Darwin New Member

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    Hi, I'm new here also but learning quick and finding the community great - Enjoy :) Welcome.
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    jschuhr New Member

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    Welcome, indeed. I would say the first thing you should be aware of is that distro-hopping can become an addiction. And the only support group you'll find is a local Linux User Group, which is made up of other addicted distro-hoppers who aren't necessarily interested in recovering from their addiction. Glad to have you on board ;)
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    Rob Administrator Staff Member

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    Heya Razrblade - welcome to Linux forum.

    I'm an avid android guy.. but haven't put ubuntu or any other distro on my phone yet ;) Maybe soon though.
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    DaReaper New Member

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    Hello RAZRblade, Welcome to LinuxForum!

    It's nice to know that you've started using Linux, Do you run it on your PC? or is it only the smartphone that runs on it?
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    RAZRblade New Member

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    I've got it on both. Tried the android 4.0 distro on my laptop and that was pretty sweet.. at the moment though ive got mint 12 on the laptop.

    No worries about hopping. I'd flash a different rom or fastboot it every other night :)
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    RAZRblade New Member

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    What phone do you have?
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    DaReaper New Member

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    That's great!, my phone runs the Maemo(Debian) OS - Nokia N900. I've been experimenting with Nitdroid which is a custom android ROM for N900.

    I've ran Ubuntu, MER and a couple of other OS's on mine, using multi boot.
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    pane-free Active Member

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    Welcome!
    From another distro-hopper who has settled on a customized peppermint two until something better comes along.
  10. RAZRblade

    RAZRblade New Member

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    Gonna download that now so its done by the time I'm done working. Whatever I decide to go with I'm gonna try to get on my phone also, then use box to keep them in sync. Just gotta figure out how to make it bootable on the phone
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    linbgs New Member

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    Hi friend. Welcome to the Forums.
    We have lots of knowledgeable people here,
    so if you need anything just ask.
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    RAZRblade New Member

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    Will do. Thanks everyone.
  13. Melissa

    Melissa New Member

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    Hi and welcome!!! I'm a quarter android user....does that count? lol
  14. Melissa

    Melissa New Member

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    I use my iPhone as my primary but I have an Android for a work phone :p just incase i confused anyone lol

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