[Chugalug] Switched to Mint

Garrett Gaston garrett85 at hotmail.com
Wed Oct 23 16:52:00 UTC 2013


Love Mint 15 Cinnamon, you'll just want to turn off the 'hot corners' feature, it really got to be anyway. I also wish Steam would work with Mint Debian. :(

> From: kitepilot at kitepilot.com
> To: chugalug at chugalug.org
> Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2013 09:16:51 -0400
> Subject: Re: [Chugalug] Switched to Mint
> 
> 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 
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Phil Sieg
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> >>>>>
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> >>>>>
> >>>>> "The computer is the most remarkable tool that we've ever come up with.
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> >>>>>
> >>>>> Steve Jobs, 1955-2011 
> >>>>>
> >>>>> 
> >>>>>
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