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    Installation not what I expected

    I downloaded and installed Mint Via usb. I thought it would install the OS on the hard drive as per the instructions. What I got is a hard drive that wont boot unless I have the thumb drive stuck in as well. Is this the way it is supposed to work? Is there a way to download it completely to the...
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    Getting set up

    Hi all. Sorry if this has been asked a million times. I am just getting Mint set up. I am trying to figure out how to get everything set up. Everything like: Changing which screen is my main display. Interestingly Mint recognizes I have two displays and I didn't have to down load the drivers for...
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    Fan control options and other set up questions

    I am hesitant to post this. I have used the search function a little and can't seem to find what I am looking for. I am used to using speedfan. A quick google search shows that there are some fan controllers out there but I wondered if there is a favorite among users? I like Mint so much just...
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    Really lost trying to download Mint

    Help! I am so lost and really starting to get frustrated. I want to learn Linux. The end goal is to create a cluster. I don't have a pen drive but I do have several hard drives. I want to install Mint on a hard drive I have and then put that hard drive into another computer so I can play along...
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    Which Version?

    Hi all, new member. Being completely ignorant, I thought I could just download Linux and start messing around. But when I go to the download page I see there are 25 different programs, none called "Linux". I want to build a cluster. I want to replicate Beowulf. This is an experiment and a...