My favorite Linux desktop: Mint 10
Feb 25, 2011, 01:33 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Over the years, I've seen more Linux distributions
than anyone this side of the Distrowatch editors. Some end-up
staying in my offices. For example, I use openSUSE and CentOS on my
servers, and I've often used Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE, and MEPIS on
my desktops and laptops. I'm also constantly looking at new Linux
distributions, such as SplashTop and Peppermint on my test boxes or
a VirtualBox virtual machine. Now, though, I find myself using Mint
10 as my main Linux desktop.
"Why? Because Mint works, really, really well. Simple isn't
"I run the mainline Mint distribution. It's based on the Ubuntu
10.10 with its GNOME 2.32 desktop. I've been using it on both my
work laptop a Lenovo ThinkPad R61 with its 2.2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
processor T7500 and has 2GBs of RAM and my workhorse desktops:"