Migrating from Windows--not easy switch

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  1. Jasm

    Jasm New Member

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    I do not know enough about computers. Friend talked me into trying Linux Mint. Want to download games for family and cannot play because I don't know how to connect to server. Host name? Port?

    Perhaps I am too old. send me to correct forum or place to begin, please. Thanks

  2. arochester

    arochester Well-Known Member

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    How do you normally connect to the Internet? Wire? Cable? Wireless? PPOE?
  3. Jasm

    Jasm New Member

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    We have wired internet. Thanks, for trying to help, by the way.
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    arochester Well-Known Member

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  5. houndhen

    houndhen New Member

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    Go here http://forums.linuxmint.com/and look around for a while and then join. After joining you can post your questions. Most forums are generally happy to help.
  6. emekadavid

    emekadavid Member Staff Writer

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    if you're migrating from windows, learn a lot about the command line interface. it will make you forget windows and get to grips with linux. also, pick up a beginner's book on linux and then, follow the beginner's tutorials on this forum. i just got used to enjoying them.
  7. Mohanvamshi Kodali

    Mohanvamshi Kodali New Member

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    @Jasm: if u are using wired internet try using "pppoeconf" command to configure ur network

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