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by ptomasroos
Tue Feb 28, 2012 11:59 am
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Why not only debian based releases.
Replies: 19
Views: 4151

Re: Why not only debian based releases.

LinuxMint 'main editions' is based on the corresponding releases from Ubuntu. LMDE (Mint's Debian Edition) is based on Debian's Testing branch and not on Debian 'stable' Debian 'stable' is more stable that ALL Ubuntu releases, as Ubuntu is loosely based on Debian 'unstable' The LMDE version of Mint...
by ptomasroos
Tue Feb 28, 2012 3:39 am
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Why not only debian based releases.
Replies: 19
Views: 4151

Why not only debian based releases.

Why does Linux Mint release their distros on Ubuntu, what benefits does it give? Ubuntu is not close to being as stable as debian, if there were no debian there would be no ubuntu. Isn't it a risk being based on ubuntu ? As i see it, LM is exactly what debian needs in form of a DE dist. I'm running ...

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