jasperlotus wrote:I don't like the way of words like ``on the kid's computers'' or ``distro for noobs.'' Computer's components are ugly, full of wires, capacitors, circuits, etc so it needs a case/cover and even a really beautiful and attractive one. System configurations are ugly too, so we need good user interface for fast and easy done!
Some say that Linux Mint just an Wondins emulator, oh, how great it is when you just click one, and another click to run your program instead of locate through a bunch of menu items to have the Terminal run?
PS: A small problem to me is that my girl friend isn't happy if I work on computer too long. She takes care of me, so I must think of our happiness, not just stick with the computer all day long to make the X window run properly on Arch
Those are YOUR words! However, you are the one who cannot get Fedora or Arch to run, even in virtualbox, which I assure you they do both run in.
You say computer components are ugly. I disagree. Many others do also, that is why computer cases now often have windows cut in them. When built right the guts of a computer can be very artistic and nice to look at, even without all the flashing blue and red lights.
Likewise system configurations are beautiful also. Instead of having surplus code and program upon program so you can have a little button to click with your mouse you have a single config file (rc.conf) that you can edit to change most things. Likewise things are easier to explain and easier to do with the terminal instead of many clunky programs. The reality is your GUI way takes much longer than using the terminal. Likewise using a mouse takes longer than just using a keyboard. Dont fool yourself, lack of knowledge is your problem. But that is okay, no one says you have to know all that stuff. You have a nice girlfriend to keep you occupied. The computer is just a means to an end for you. Arch is not for you, nor is Fedora. Stay with Mint. This is why they built Mint, nothing wrong with that. This is why I use Mint for my kid's computers. A good case in point, I just found out I have to reinstall Mint on my eight year old's computer...yet again. Him and his sister managed to bork it enough that I wont spend hours trying to straighten it back out. Why even bother? 15 minutes and Mint is reinstalled fresh and everything is good again. Cant beat that. Just dont think that because a certain shoe fits your foot that everyone should wear it!