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Anoep
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Data collection also n mint?

Post by Anoep » Fri Feb 16, 2018 2:17 am

hello,

i saw this on internet: http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2018/02/ubun ... on-opt-out
will this be done for Mint too because Linux Mint is based on Ubuntu?
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Re: Data collection also n mint?

Post by catweazel » Fri Feb 16, 2018 2:21 am

Anoep wrote:
Fri Feb 16, 2018 2:17 am
will this be done for Mint too because Linux Mint is based on Ubuntu?
There'd be a mass migration away from Mint if that were to happen, so I doubt very much it's even on the cards. That said, the Mint devs remove a lot of Ubuntu trash before spinning a new edition.
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Re: Data collection also n mint?

Post by Hoser Rob » Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:35 am

You can turn off that data collection in Ubuntu (and AFAIK it just affects Unity). It's still Linux. Otherwise there woulkd have been a mass migration away from Ubuntu, which didn't happen.

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Re: Data collection also n mint?

Post by bob466 » Fri Feb 16, 2018 5:35 pm

Even blind Freddy could see this coming...since M$ and Ubuntu are in bed together...what do you expect.
I did say this could happen some time ago...looks like the Chooks have come home to roost. We all know where the Data will go...don't we and yes you can turn it off...just like you can in Windoze but M$ turns it back on. :x
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Re: Data collection also n mint?

Post by mike acker » Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:23 pm

it's why I'm a LMDE fan
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