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by greencloud
Mon Jun 22, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: <SOLVED> Is Linux Mint Debian or Ubuntu ?
Replies: 14
Views: 605

Re: <SOLVED> Is Linux Mint Debian or Ubuntu ?

From the wiki, "Linux Mint is a community-driven Linux distribution based on Ubuntu or Debian" is referring to the fact that there are 2 variations of Mint. It was already mentioned above, but there should be a clear distinction of "Linux Mint" and "LMDE". Both are "Mint", and the first one is a fo...
by greencloud
Mon Jun 22, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: <SOLVED> Is Linux Mint Debian or Ubuntu ?
Replies: 14
Views: 605

Re: <SOLVED> Is Linux Mint Debian or Ubuntu ?

You can edit wikipedia. change "distribution based on Ubuntu or Debian" to "distribution based on Ubuntu which is based on Debian". Hahaha, I actually thought of doing that. There's actually a follow-up question with that and that's, How much Ubuntu is there in Mint? I know this question will never...
by greencloud
Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: <SOLVED> Is Linux Mint Debian or Ubuntu ?
Replies: 14
Views: 605

Re: Is Linux Mint Debian or Ubuntu ?

Does it mean the Mint developers took a snapshot of Ubuntu and Debian code or something like that some 13 years ago and started their development from it? Ubuntu is a fork of Debian. Wikipedia Comparison of Linux Distributions I know that that's why I asked. Because in Wikipedia for Linux Mint it s...
by greencloud
Mon Jun 22, 2020 5:16 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: <SOLVED> Is Linux Mint Debian or Ubuntu ?
Replies: 14
Views: 605

Re: Is Linux Mint Debian or Ubuntu ?

ralplpcr wrote:
Wed Jun 17, 2020 7:03 am
The answer is ... both!
Does it mean the Mint developers took a snapshot of Ubuntu and Debian code or something like that some 13 years ago and started their development from it?
by greencloud
Fri Jun 05, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: Settings - How many processors?
Replies: 4
Views: 351

Re: Settings - How many processors?

In Virtualbox, there's a system setting that allows the user to set the number of processors (up to 8). How many processors does a Quad core i7 have? Right now, I have it set to 3. I saw a nice jump in performance. What should the best setting be? You mean cores (or threads). The number of cores yo...
by greencloud
Mon Jun 01, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Anyone else get flickering desktop backgrounds and windows periodically on NVIDIA cards in Cinnamon?
Replies: 41
Views: 8857

Re: Anyone else get flickering desktop backgrounds and windows periodically on NVIDIA cards in Cinnamon?

Hi, I'm relatively new to Linux Mint and I sometimes get a little bit paranoid coz it felt like someone is taking a screenshot of my computer. But then I noticed the flicker would just happen either on any single window behind the active window, or the entire background of the active window. When it...

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