quake wrote:Why don't go to other distribution websites and try to convince them to base their OS on Mint instead on Debian or Ubuntu.
pan wrote:So, then your distro would base on mint, which is based on ubuntu and which is based on debian
m.keane wrote:I don't get it. Why base on Mint? What advantage does that offer?
Mint is already based on another distro.. its.. redundant. Sorry.
lmintnewb wrote:My take on it ... Clem da blessed, got a look at how awful and user unfriendly ubuntu was and thought sheesh something has to be done about this !!!
Then applied his and the Mint HQ's talents into making ubuntu actually worth using, lol. Thus Linux Mint was born.
Sighs OT: Mint has it's hands full ironing out all the bugs ubuntu hands them and turning it into something much better and more user friendly than the pure buntu stuff. That's several full time jobs in itself. If they recruit anymore talented software developers to the Linux Mint banner. Then those people would be of more use contributing what they can to improving on Mint itself. Rather than forking off and trying to reinvent Mint.
Just my opinions on the topic. ( edit) Admittedly ignorant opinions on it. Since am not a software developer and don't know what all they have to deal with in keeping the Magic Minty Machine rolling along.
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