[Chugalug] Switched to Mint

kitepilot at kitepilot.com kitepilot at kitepilot.com
Tue Oct 22 13:16:51 UTC 2013


Man, I used to love Ubuntu...    :(
I've been running Xubuntu and I like it for the most part (other than the 
occasional sound screw up that I CAN'T %$#&@ FIX!!!!   :( )
I tried Mint and Cinnamon sometime ago and the experience was, well...
less than 'stellar' 

I guess I'll try this suggestion:
> I am a huge fan of Mint Debian Edition. Using Mate.
Sigh...
ET 


Andrew Pierce writes: 

> My main development machine for work has been Mint for about 6 months.
> Absolutely stable and everything Just Works. Prior, I also was running
> Ubuntu and it just got really flaky after a while. I couldn't pinpoint
> anything in particular but I honestly didn't have time to play around
> trying to make it work. I needed a dependable dev box and Mint delivered. 
> 
> 
> On Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 9:51 PM, Andrew Rodgers <acedrew at acedrew.com> wrote: 
> 
>> I am a huge fan of Mint Debian Edition. Using Mate. 
>>
>> 
>>
>> On Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 9:08 PM, James Nylen <jnylen at gmail.com> wrote: 
>>
>>> Agreed.  I've been using Linux Mint 14 64-bit (with Mate) for about 15
>>> months now and no major issues. 
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 9:03 PM, David White <dwrudy at gmail.com> wrote: 
>>>
>>>> *sigh* 
>>>>
>>>> I really need to get on the band wagon, and do a Mint install... I
>>>> haven't used Ubuntu 12.x (which is still installed side-by-side with
>>>> Windows on my laptop) in months, because of all of the problems it gave me. 
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 8:48 PM, Phil Sieg <phil.sieg at gmail.com> wrote: 
>>>>
>>>>> I have been having some issues with Ubuntu 12.10 (desktop 64) hogging
>>>>> resources and acting flaky (basement server) 
>>>>>
>>>>> Just switched over to Linux Mint 15 Cinnamon 64, and so far I love it.
>>>>> Won't know about stability and resources for a while, but I am hopeful.
>>>>> This reminds me of the good old days of Ubuntu. Nice clean intuitive
>>>>> interface, fast install, and no glitches so far... 
>>>>>
>>>>> At this stage I would give it a +1 
>>>>>
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>>>>>
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