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Linux Mint Essentials

By : Jay LaCroix
Book Image

Linux Mint Essentials

By: Jay LaCroix

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (22 chapters)
Linux Mint Essentials
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Creating community and forum accounts

In the next chapter, you'll create your very own installation of Linux Mint. However, before we move on, it's highly recommended that you register an account on the official forum so that you can immediately join discussions with other Mint users and request assistance should you need help with anything outside the scope of this book. The steps to do so are as follows:

  1. Access the official Linux Mint forum by navigating your browser to

  2. In the upper right-hand corner, click on Register.

  3. Read and understand the user agreement that is displayed and after you understand them, click on I agree to these terms.

  4. Fill out the form; ensure you have selected the proper time zone and language for your location. In addition, you will need to confirm your e-mail account in order to finalize your account.

Although it's not required to follow along with the examples in this book, creating an account at the community site is recommended. To do so, perform the following steps:

  1. Navigate your browser to

  2. Click on Register.

  3. Fill out the form and again click on Register.