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location: originally from texas, currently in the northern eu.
hobbies: photography and writing.
systems: linux at home and mac at work.
favorite dichotomy: experience and expression.
Tired of not knowing anything except Windows. Bought a Dell mini with Ubuntu 8.04 installed on it and I'm working on learning Unix from the command line. This Forum ought to be helpful once I get a little further along.
Its not in the repo's. Its not in anything online that actually works. If i download the pack i either have the older versions of required packages or I dont have them all together. Now i cant get on any of the servers I did before because they upgraded, and I cant.
I'm just a desktop end user; On line banking, email, Youtube, IM, music, etc. The regular stuff. Can I get rid of Python? I don't program anything. Don't plan on it. Never gave it even a fleeting thought. Do I need it?
Does any other program or app depend on Python? Can I make a clean sweep of it? And if I can, what's the best way of doing it?
I got to the part where I'm supposed to partition Mint. I've got a 500GB hard drive, and I thought I'd give 300GB to LM--but I'm unclear about using ext2, 3 or 4. What about the swap file? Is that automatic?