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Linux Controversies of 2011: Linux Mint is the Most Popular Distro

Dec 27, 2011, 16:08 (2 Talkback[s])

"The decline of Ubuntu and the corresponding rise of Linux Mint is one of the bigger Linux controversies of 2011.

Ubuntu's introduction of Unity alienated a non-trivial portion of the Ubuntu user-base which then went looking for a new home – and found it in Linux Mint.

How big was the exodus from Ubuntu to Mint?

That's difficult if not impossible to accurately measure.

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