jehicks87 wrote:... I've read that Debian is "commited to free" stuff, which would seem to make it a bit harder to just use, you know? Is that kind of right?
jehicks87 wrote:Correct me if I'm wrong, but the whole point of xfce is to be as light as possible, right? If that's the case what good would it do to install in overtop of Gnome? Wouldn't you just be adding heft to something that is already heftier than xfce to begin with?
ShexNivis wrote:I imagine debian as water. Ubuntu as wine and mint as grape juice.
The way I see it is that ubuntu keeps adding 'alcohol' while I just want grape juice.
While main edition tries to take off the alcohol from the wine to deliver to me a nice grape juice, LMDE gets the watter, the grapes and makes me the juice.
Now tell me, would you prefer a grape juice made out of water and grapes or a wine gone trough a process of de-alcoholify(<wut?)?
Also its 5am and I'm starting to have some hallucination so good night : )
sgosnell wrote:LMDE uses the Mint installer, so be forewarned. I didn't find it that difficult, though. I've never installed Mint, but I found installing LMDE was very straightforward, as was every other Linux distro I've tried.
runbei wrote:My 2 cents, as a Mint user for about 3 years, 2 years almost full-time.
I installed LMDE with great hopes, only to have them dashed when <something> (who knows what?) trashed my Master Boot Record. This was a deal killer for me...
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