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Peppermint Linux Mixes Ubuntu, LXDE and Prism

May 10, 2010, 23:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"A new Linux distro is officially hitting its 1.0 release today, but you'll have to forgive me for not being too excited. Peppermint OS is now out, with the aim of being a fast, cloud focused Linux operating system.

"A quick look under the hood reveals that it's mostly a mashup of technologies that are available (and I'm already running), with an Ubuntu base (by way of the Linux Mint Ubuntu derivative) and leveraging the lightweight LXDE desktop. Ubuntu by default uses GNOME which is bulkier and consumes a larger resource footprint than LXDE."

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