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by uhgreen
Tue Nov 06, 2012 6:23 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Will Mint 14 be based on Ubuntu 12.10?
Replies: 18
Views: 7314

Re: Will Mint 14 be based on Ubuntu 12.10?

Or! Boycott anything Ubuntu and download LMDE. With the added benefit of not having to reinstall. Like others have said, don't take the Ubuntu release as an indicator of what LM's release is going to be. There is absolutely no reason to "boycott anything Ubuntu" or any other distro for th...
by uhgreen
Tue Nov 06, 2012 3:22 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Let's talk about desktop environments.
Replies: 64
Views: 13482

Re: Let's talk about desktop environments.

Why do people dislike Unity so much? I love it purely because Unity != Windows (Unity is not Windows). In fact, when I new nothing about Linux (i.e. I thought Ubuntu = LInux) I used to try to make Windows XP look like Unity because I thought it was different. There are lots of reasons people dislik...
by uhgreen
Tue Nov 06, 2012 1:32 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Why do new people give up on Linux?
Replies: 947
Views: 161910

Re: Why do new people give up on Linux?

Your post perfectly answers the question posed by the original post. Is a particular user using Linux as a hobby or as a platform to get something done? My wife is a professional software developer ( yes, girls can be programmers ) and would never consider using Linux because she has deadlines to m...
by uhgreen
Mon Nov 05, 2012 9:45 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Why do new people give up on Linux?
Replies: 947
Views: 161910

Re: Why do new people give up on Linux?

There's a couple of ways to view this. This should be fixed by cups developers not Ubuntu developers but if you are going to have it fixed by an Ubuntu developer then it's not up to Till if he wants to fix it. It's up to whatever adult is in charge of this to determine if Till fixes it it or not. A...
by uhgreen
Mon Nov 05, 2012 7:37 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Will Mint 14 be based on Ubuntu 12.10?
Replies: 18
Views: 7314

Re: Will Mint 14 be based on Ubuntu 12.10?

Or! Boycott anything Ubuntu and download LMDE. With the added benefit of not having to reinstall.

Like others have said, don't take the Ubuntu release as an indicator of what LM's release is going to be.

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