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Linux Mint 13 Review Ubuntu for Human Beings

May 25, 2012, 08:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rob Zwetsloot)

While Linux Mint is on its thirteenth version, it only really got popular in the last couple of years. The distribution takes the latest version of Ubuntu, and strips out all the desktop environments and themes and branding, replacing it with its own. It’s because of this that it originally became popular – when Ubuntu made the switch to the controversial Unity, Mint stuck with GNOME 2, and then later created the Mint GNOME Shell Extensions when GNOME 3 was released.

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