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Re: If Linux Mint disappeared tomorrow, what would you use?

Postby maxheadway on Sun Sep 26, 2010 10:07 am

Ubuntu... it's almost as user-friendly.
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Re: If Linux Mint disappeared tomorrow, what would you use?

Postby ej64 on Sun Sep 26, 2010 11:25 am

If Linux Mint disappeared tomorrow, what would you use?

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Re: If Linux Mint disappeared tomorrow, what would you use?

Postby Midnighter on Sun Sep 26, 2010 1:24 pm

PCLinuxOS Gnome 2010. Using it on one box now (again), and I'd forgotten how nice it was. Also, the repos have new stuff added all the time, the few things I've requested were added quite speedily, and work great. Desktop is VERY responsive. Becoming impressed with it all over again. :)
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Re: If Linux Mint disappeared tomorrow, what would you use?

Postby Elisa on Sun Sep 26, 2010 10:49 pm

Lately I have been testing Skolelinux - http://www.slx.no - the awesome product by cool Norge / Norwegian :D
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Re: If Linux Mint disappeared tomorrow, what would you use?

Postby soreil on Mon Sep 27, 2010 4:16 pm

I'd probably use Debian since that is the easiest thing to fall back on for me right now.
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Re: If Linux Mint disappeared tomorrow, what would you use?

Postby gotjazz on Mon Sep 27, 2010 5:01 pm

yeah also debian i guess. Or maybe crunchbang - or give archbang a try although I can't say much about it right now.
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Re: If Linux Mint disappeared tomorrow, what would you use?

Postby AliceInLinuxland on Sat Oct 09, 2010 7:51 am

I'd grit my teeth and use Debian. I have successfully installed Debian to a g4 iBook in the past. Xubuntu would be my second choice.
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Re: If Linux Mint disappeared tomorrow, what would you use?

Postby altair4 on Sat Oct 09, 2010 8:00 am

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Re: If Linux Mint disappeared tomorrow, what would you use?

Postby tdockery97 on Sat Oct 09, 2010 3:39 pm

I used to think PCLinuxOS, but after using LMDE it would have to be Debian.
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Re: If Linux Mint disappeared tomorrow, what would you use?

Postby Theologian on Fri Oct 15, 2010 12:48 pm

tdockery97 wrote:I used to think PCLinuxOS, but after using LMDE it would have to be Debian.


I've been trying out PCLinuxOS XFCE 'Phoenix', which solved many external hard-drive & flash-drive problems I had with Ubuntu 10.04/LM9 Isadora, which seem to be GNOME related.

I tried to install LMDE, but it wouldn't get past the partitioning stage. Maybe I got a dud or pre-Alpha version. However, I need an OS that'll work with a USB modem & printer-drivers (.deb/cups), but since Debian Stable doesn't seem to recognise .deb packages, I may give LMDE a wide berth.

So I may try Isadora XFCE when the website is accessible again: at least I know that my hardware will work with it: Xubuntu can allegedly run in little more than 200MiB RAM, which is well impressive, so the Mint version must be similar.

If all else fails, I guess I'll use Dban Beta - http://www.dban.org/ - maybe the best Linux OS so far!
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Re: If Linux Mint disappeared tomorrow, what would you use?

Postby burjans on Fri Oct 15, 2010 1:05 pm

PCLinuxOS of course but exist new distro rolling release based on Debian

http://kitenet.net/~joey/code/debian/cut/

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Re: If Linux Mint disappeared tomorrow, what would you use?

Postby chi-kitory on Fri Oct 15, 2010 1:35 pm

Most likely fluxbox.
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Re: If Linux Mint disappeared tomorrow, what would you use?

Postby Midnighter on Fri Oct 15, 2010 3:20 pm

chi-kitory wrote:Most likely fluxbox.



tm, fluxbox is a desktop, not a distro. :wink:
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Re: If Linux Mint disappeared tomorrow, what would you use?

Postby Symmetry on Sat Oct 23, 2010 10:59 pm

Either #!, Slitaz, or Debian. I really don't know which.

I'd continue to use at least mintMenu and probably a few other tools as well, though.
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Re: If Linux Mint disappeared tomorrow, what would you use?

Postby caf4926 on Sun Oct 24, 2010 12:20 am

If you make a donation to this great OS, it'll do more good than this speculation.
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Re: If Linux Mint disappeared tomorrow, what would you use?

Postby linmint777 on Sun Oct 24, 2010 6:34 am

would certainly contribute to a fork or any plan b
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Re: If Linux Mint disappeared tomorrow, what would you use?

Postby Midnighter on Sun Oct 24, 2010 6:43 am

linmint777 wrote:would certainly contribute to a fork or any plan b



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Re: If Linux Mint disappeared tomorrow, what would you use?

Postby linmint777 on Sun Oct 24, 2010 7:04 am

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Re: If Linux Mint disappeared tomorrow, what would you use?

Postby knuckles on Mon Oct 25, 2010 11:23 am

I will go to Ubuntu, I like that Distro very well, but the MintTools an the Configuration (Flash, Panel....) Improve the Ubuntu Distro a lot. I do not know If I would use Mint if it was build on an other distro like Ferdora (I will not say that Ferdora is not a good Distro, but I like more the Dabian based distros)...
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Re: If Linux Mint disappeared tomorrow, what would you use?

Postby asymmetros on Mon Oct 25, 2010 2:17 pm

The obvious alternative is Debian.

But maybe i ll start a big distrohopping era, starting from distros like Slackware or Blag.
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