Peppermint Ice review
Aug 20, 2010, 06:02 (0 Talkback[s])
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"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