Mint 9: Minty fresh Linux
Sep 03, 2010, 22:36 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
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[ Thanks to Steven J.
Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]
"Linux distributions come through my office in a
constant flood. Most of them stick around long enough for a quick
try-out on one of my test systems or on a VirtualBox virtual
machine. A few find permanent homes. I currently use OpenSUSE on my
servers, and Ubuntu, Fedora, and MEPIS on my desktops and laptops.
Now, I have a new resident on my desktops: Mint 9.
"I've been fond of Mint for years, but my affection for it never
quite reached the point where I wanted to use it on a daily basis:
Until now. It's not that Mint, an Ubuntu-based Linux desktop
distribution, has made a great strides forward, it's that the
distro has continued to get better and better with each