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Linux Mint 3.1 is Not Especially Refreshing

Nov 12, 2007, 10:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeremy LaCroix)

"Linux Mint is a derivative distribution of Ubuntu. Its purpose, according to its Web site, 'is to produce an elegant, up-to-date, and comfortable GNU/Linux desktop distribution.' Unfortunately, it falls short in at least one of those areas, and suffers from several other disappointing shortcomings.

"Mint comes in two primary editions: a main edition, which includes proprietary codecs and plugins, and a light edition, which does not. Like Ubuntu, both versions use GNOME as the user interface, though there are other versions of Mint available which include Xfce and KDE..."

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