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Nov. 22, 2022, 10:53 p.m. | /u/Celeste_Minerva

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[I took classes in unix almost 20 years ago and did not keep up. I consider myself "beginner" status.]

Was given a laptop a friend bought from someone online. It supposedly has a Linux set up with a Windows partition & they said they couldn't get to it, but then again, they don't have much Linux experience either.

I don't know who it came from and would rather make sure it's not a set up to take information, such as …

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