cliste wrote:Out of curiosity, would a move away from Ubuntu mean a loss of programs specifically written for Ubuntu, or by being written for Ubuntu mean that they are actually written for Debian, and as such we would continue to be able to use them!?
gizmodo wrote:well, there is something about this going on in the IRC, #pimpmymint channel, ikey is mainly sorta trying to make it (IT IS NOTHING NEAR A RELEASE!!) he is just playing a bit of it for himeslf. to see if its doable.
ikey wrote:mintnoob wrote:Would a debian version be a rolling release?
mintnoob wrote:Well I hope a debian version becomes a reality.
mintnoob wrote:It would be nice not to feel like having to upgrade every six months.
MALsPa wrote:But even aside from the LTS versions, I don't see any reason why someone should have to upgrade every six months. The end-of-life date for each non-LTS Ubuntu version is a year and a half after the release date (according to the tables at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases). That life-span should be good for Mint as well, right?
mintnoob wrote:There's no big reason unless a new version corrects an urgent need for your computer.
mintnoob wrote:Like I said, it's just a feeling you're going to be left behind. Maybe I'm the only one who feels like this!
ikey wrote:That'd be Gnome
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