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

“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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