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Peppermint Ice review

Aug 20, 2010, 06:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dmitri Popov)

"Cloud applications are all the rage these days, and so are cloud-oriented Linux distributions, it seems. Meet a new entrant to the increasingly crowded arena of distros that bring the cloud to your desktop – Peppermint OS.

"Almost nobody nowadays builds Linux distros from scratch, and Peppermint OS is no exception. The new distro is based – yes, you've guessed it – on the latest version of Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx, or rather its unofficial spin-off Lubuntu. The key attraction of Lubuntu, and thus Peppermint Ice , is LXDE – a fast and lightweight desktop environment.

"Indeed, Peppermint OS is lightning fast even on modest hardware, which makes it a good choice for a netbook or an older notebook..."

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