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    PC for Linux

    laptopcloseout.com has refurbished i3, and i5 systems for well under USD $500, and most come with 8 GB RAM. It might be useful to get model names and model numbers from that site, then Google how well Linux runs on <whatever model> I've never purchased from the site (though we may be buying...
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    general consensus and any unification of one site as a place to go for slackware docs?

    Hello Captain-Sensible, I'm no authority on Slackware, but I do poke at it from time to time. I'd say, yes, that site you found, https://docs.slackware.com/ is the best place to get Slackware information. They also have installation, configuration, and administration information compiled into...
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    PDF editor(s)

    To update Linux Mint from the command line, use these two commands. sudo apt-get update This, I think, refreshes your system's list of what updates are available. Then sudo-apt-get upgrade This actually replaces what's on your system with newer versions. Mint (I think) does dependency...
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    Hello from Southern California!

    Hello everyone! I've lurked here for a few months, and finally got around to joining! I'm John, 50 yo, from Southern California USA. I've been running Linux Mint for about 3 years, I think, versions 17.something and 18.3 on my laptop, and now 19.1 on a Dell i3 desktop I inherited from my...
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