Hi from a new UK Manjaro user
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Offline Andrew

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Hi from a new UK Manjaro user
« on: March 28, 2014, 02:22:26 PM »
Hi there

I'm from the UK and have used linux since about 2000, and used it solely from about 2006.  Now, I bet you're all thinking I'm some command line geek with all that experience... WRONG!   Unfortunately since 2007 I have been an Ubuntu user, enough said right.  Last year I changed to Mint because I didn't like the path Canonical are following and tried a couple of others too such as Debian, SolydX, Linuxlite etc.

The problem was none of them excited me.  I remembered when I first installed Mandrake 6 how excited I was, I felt I was on the cutting edge and learning something new something few others did.  Well, to cut a long story short, lately I've felt like Ubuntu et al have been squeezing the life out of my enthusiasm and have given me nothing in return.

Then I saw Spatry talk about Manjaro so I googled it, liked what I saw and now I've made the switch.  I feel excited again about linux.  I think Manjaro have struck the right balance between giving us a fully featured out-of-the-box experience while, being based on Arch, has plenty of learning potential.

It's great to be part of the forum.
« Last Edit: March 28, 2014, 02:26:29 PM by Andrew »

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Re: Hi from a new UK Manjaro user
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2014, 02:28:27 PM »
welcome to the Spatry's cup of linux forum Andrew, hope you enjoy your stay here ;)
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Re: Hi from a new UK Manjaro user
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2014, 02:29:59 PM »
Welcome to the community Andrew! Thanks for dropping in to say hello! We are happy to have you here with us!
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Re: Hi from a new UK Manjaro user
« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2014, 08:04:46 PM »
hello andrew welcome to spatry's funny farm meds to the left jackets to the right and dont forget to get your copy of gnu/linux at the nurses station enjoy your stay
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Re: Hi from a new UK Manjaro user
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2014, 08:55:01 PM »
Welcome from Northants!

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Re: Hi from a new UK Manjaro user
« Reply #5 on: March 31, 2014, 03:25:14 PM »
Welcome Andrew, good to see you are getting on with Manjaro, much like yourself l am a Manjaro user with more Technical Hardware ability than software ability and rely on the guys here in the forum to keep me straight every time l try something new and brake something.

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Re: Hi from a new UK Manjaro user
« Reply #6 on: March 31, 2014, 04:58:34 PM »
Welcome to Spatry's Cup of Linux! Drop by the chatroom for all things Linux!

Manjaro is a fine choice indeed! I was a Ubuntu user myself for 2 years before going to Arch, but the Unity desktop I think is nice!

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