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Linux Mint 7 Review

Jul 14, 2009, 16:31 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Casperson)


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"I have tried dozens of Linux distributions over the years, and very few have been installed on my system for more than a few days. Once the novelty of a new interface, a new bunch of applications and that warm glow that comes from being just a little bit geekier wears off I find myself facing the same dilemma: Windows worked, and the applications I was used to were mostly Windows based. It's not that I couldn't learn to use, or even love, Linux; it's just that I didn't have time.

"Linux Mint 7 has been gaining some press lately, and I found myself once again curious to see if I could actually make the move from Windows. I wasn't expecting much. For all of it's popularity, Ubuntu always had some deal breaking issue that I just couldn't be bothered fixing which meant that it was removed in favour of Windows within a few days"

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