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Leaving Mint due to stability issues

Postby Inoki on Tue Jul 31, 2012 12:12 pm

Well guys, to make it short, I decided to abandon Mint at least until it comes to the wise decision of abandoning Ubuntu and moving to something stabler, like Debian stable instead.

Following Ubuntu's buggy pattern and being based on it made me realise it isn't really an option for me. It's just rebranded Ubuntu, and even though the updater prevents crashes due to it omitting kernel updates, every new release is still based on Ubuntu and therefore inhabits the kernel it uses as well, so what didn't work on Ubuntu for me naturally didn't work on Mint as well and I got tired of it.

My last resort was LMDE, which also crashed all of a sudden so I see no point in using Mint, unless the developers decide to either follow Debian stable or something else, or become independent.

Thanks though for all your time and effort put into this project. For some it works, for some not and generally an ideal operating system supports all the hardware. If Debian can do it, some others as well, or support most hardware and even older ones or discontinued ones, Mint could do as well.

Ubuntu simply has the bad habbit of blacklisting old hardware, making things that used to work stop working, which is the dumbest idea ever to cross a developers mind and I wonder how could someone possibly come to a conclusion like that and vote on such an idea to pass.
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Re: Leaving Mint due to stability issues

Postby DrHu on Tue Jul 31, 2012 12:55 pm

Sorry 'bout that

I have been using LMDE 13x without many problems: certainly no crashes
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Re: Leaving Mint due to stability issues

Postby Inoki on Tue Jul 31, 2012 12:58 pm

Like I said, for some it works, for some not and I've had issues with Ubuntu from the beginning, the only reason I used Mint was, though based on Ubuntu, the great updater it has protecting you from kernel updates, which can break your system.
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Re: Leaving Mint due to stability issues

Postby kc1di on Tue Jul 31, 2012 1:28 pm

Sorry to hear your leaving.
Why not stick around and help mint get better?


at least with Linux you have choices.
Good Luck what ever you decide.
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Re: Leaving Mint due to stability issues

Postby Inoki on Tue Jul 31, 2012 1:30 pm

I won't name the distro I'm using to avoid advertising and go against the rules, but it's based on Debian stable and so far everything works. The Mint community is great and has always been helpful, so I'll hang out on the forums for news and such, but that's about it.
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Re: Leaving Mint due to stability issues

Postby monkeyboy on Tue Jul 31, 2012 4:06 pm

Inoki wrote:I won't name the distro I'm using to avoid advertising and go against the rules, but it's based on Debian stable and so far everything works. The Mint community is great and has always been helpful, so I'll hang out on the forums for news and such, but that's about it.


Again? Well enjoy the move I for one will enjoy it too. :D
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Re: Leaving Mint due to stability issues

Postby Inoki on Tue Jul 31, 2012 4:10 pm

monkeyboy wrote:
Inoki wrote:I won't name the distro I'm using to avoid advertising and go against the rules, but it's based on Debian stable and so far everything works. The Mint community is great and has always been helpful, so I'll hang out on the forums for news and such, but that's about it.


Again? Well enjoy the move I for one will enjoy it too. :D

A typical Monkey. LMDE is based on Debian testing, while this one on Debian stable, if you haven't noticed the difference, which is quite a big one.
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Re: Leaving Mint due to stability issues

Postby monkeyboy on Tue Jul 31, 2012 6:28 pm

Inoki wrote:
monkeyboy wrote:
Inoki wrote:I won't name the distro I'm using to avoid advertising and go against the rules, but it's based on Debian stable and so far everything works. The Mint community is great and has always been helpful, so I'll hang out on the forums for news and such, but that's about it.


Again? Well enjoy the move I for one will enjoy it too. :D

A typical Monkey. LMDE is based on Debian testing, while this one on Debian stable, if you haven't noticed the difference, which is quite a big one.


Leaving yet still trolling. :lol:
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Re: Leaving Mint due to stability issues

Postby xenopeek on Wed Aug 01, 2012 2:21 am

The last few posts are not going in the right direction. Inoki, as I think you shared what you wanted on this, I'm locking the topic. Thanks for your time with Linux Mint and good to read you will continue to enjoy Linux! See you around :wink:

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