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    Autotyping Pop!_OS 22.04 LTS

    I am not sure if this is applicable, but I have a Dell Inspiron 5510 and it exhibits this behavior on occasion. It has done this very infrequently since I purchased it a couple of years ago. The version of Linux does not seem to matter, I have seen it with both Pop and with Mint. I tend to stay...
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    Linux journey from scratch

    Welcome, Lots of good advice here. I would add, if your machine is capable, learn to use Virtual Machines and do most of your experimenting inside a VM. Less chance you hose your primary desktop. Good luck, Enjoy Bob
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    I was in the same position 3 years ago. Do not be afraid! Bob

    I was in the same position 3 years ago. Do not be afraid! Bob
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    after 14 years of active windows, 6 months of unix based macintosh.

    Welcome, enjoy the journey. Mint is an excellent choice. Bob
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    Greetings from Florida

    Welcome and greetings from Texas. Pop_OS! user, I am a big System76 fan. Retired about 6 years ago, do not be afraid! Bob
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    New Thelio Mira

    I am probably 6-9 months out on a new laptop, how do you like the Pangolin?
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    New Thelio Mira

    I am running both qemu(Virtual Machine Manager) and VMWare. Both run just fine. Since the virtual machines run so well and hard drive space is virtually free I have set up several machines for different tasks and experimentation. I spend more time using one of the VMs than I do on the bare...
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    Help needed with building a Linux PC

    MHZ vs MTs I was curious too. Bob
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    Help needed with building a Linux PC

    You might want to take a look at System76. I was thinking of building a new desktop but ended up purchasing a Thelio Mira and I am completely happy with it. Zero worries about compatibility with Linux. I wish I had looked before I spent a ton of time trying to get the WIFI working on my Wife's...
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    Working With Nautilus Scripts

    Very nice introduction, thank you.
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    Microsoft Teams (heresy, you say?) - first topic

    @BarriBurt I am in a similar situation to you. I have a laptop running Pop!_OS with a Windows10 virtual machine, just in case. My client uses Microsoft Office for everything. I installed the PWA for both Teams and Outlook and they work pretty much seamlessly on my Pop machine. Pretty much...
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    Mechanical Keyboards

    I am happy with my Launch Heavy. Launch Keyboards I was never a keyboard snob, but I can not imagine going back to a standard keyboard. The keyboard is programable and it brings USB ports to the front of my desk which is the only thing really missing from my Thelio! ;) The Launch was a little...
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    Worth it?

    If you spring for an SSD in the i7, I believe you will be very happy running Linux on that machine, you should be able to pick up a 480mb SSD for ~25$ us. Nothing to add to @Brickwizard comment for the second machine.
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    New Thelio Mira

    Runs great, way more than I anticipate needing for a while, but there is a lot of room to upgrade if I feel the need and prices come down. Running The Last Of Us at 1080P, Ultra setting and getting 60fps and The Witcher 1 at 170fps. I struggled with the cost too, but the price difference was...
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    New Thelio Mira

    I posted this over at the Linux Mint Forum, thought I would share it here, I have been a Linux user on and off for a couple of decades and a full time Linux user for about 3 years. Over this time I have converted several Windows computers to Linux...
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    New To Linux

    Welcome, Mint is a good choice.
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    What was your first Linux distribution and version of that distribution?

    Mandrake Linux 8, I think, I bought my copy at Sears.
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    Looking For A New Laptop! Recommendations?

    If you are in the United States you might take a look at System76. They have one option with a 14 inch display. Lemur Pro (Edit, just saw that you are in Canada.) The user MurphCID over at the Linux Mint forum owns one and has a review. I do not own one so I cannot comment on the quality. I do...
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    Beginner seeking hardware and distro advice

    No worries, mistakes are part of the journey and how you gain experience. Any of the main-line distributions should be fine for you and you probably will not stick with the first one you try, you may come back to it later, but I bet you will not be able to resist trying something else. Your...
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    Beginner seeking hardware and distro advice

    I was not insinuating that Ubuntu might "go away" only that Canonical could make a change to the core of Ubuntu that makes it difficult/impossible for Mint to continue to use Ubuntu as their base, forcing Snaps for example. These things happen from time to time with Linux, the Cinnamon desktop...