Linux Mint 3.1 is Not Especially Refreshing

“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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