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Ubuntu 17.10 Vs Mint

Mint
36
75%
Ubuntu 17.10
2
4%
Unsure
4
8%
Don't care
6
13%
 
Total votes: 48

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Re: Ubuntu 17.10 Vs Mint

Post by aes2011 » Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:44 pm

kenetics wrote:...
Ubuntu Budgie will have a lot of new improvements ...
The original Budgie is supposed to be different, jettisoning a lot of GNOME in favor of qt. Let's see how that turns out for Ubuntu Budgie.

https://budgie-desktop.org/2017/01/25/k ... budgie-11/

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Re: Ubuntu 17.10 Vs Mint

Post by Lucap » Sat Jan 20, 2018 3:37 am

JeremyB wrote:Lucap, there is any easy fix, try

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touch ~/Templates/Text\ File.txt
JeremyB

Any idea if there is an easy option to set the default font in Gedit as i don't seem to have any custom settings , i tried pressing ALT as suggested at google but that done nothing.

Thanks

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Re: Ubuntu 17.10 Vs Mint

Post by JeremyB » Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:31 am

In Ubuntu you should just be able to hover the cursor on the title bar for the menu options to show

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Re: Ubuntu 17.10 Vs Mint

Post by Flemur » Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:29 am

I have ubun 17.1 and mint 18.3 dual boot.
I slightly prefer Mint over Ubuntu even though the "mint*" tools - which seem to be the main difference - are pretty primitive. This Mint forum is a lot better than the Ubuntu forum.

Ubuntu did the "spectre/meltdown" hack/fix better than Mint: in Mint I can't install any nvidia drivers after doing the (kernel) fixes, in Ubuntu no problems.
Please edit your original post title to include [SOLVED] if/when it is solved!
Your data and OS are backed up....right?
Mint 18.3 Xfce/fluxbox/pulse-less
Xubuntu 17.10/fluxbox/pulse-less

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Re: Ubuntu 17.10 Vs Mint

Post by Flemur » Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:33 am

kenetics wrote:Ubuntu Budgie will have a lot of new improvements
I tried it, uninstalled it after about 10 minutes and labelled the installation DVD "sucks".
Please edit your original post title to include [SOLVED] if/when it is solved!
Your data and OS are backed up....right?
Mint 18.3 Xfce/fluxbox/pulse-less
Xubuntu 17.10/fluxbox/pulse-less

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Re: Ubuntu 17.10 Vs Mint

Post by Lucap » Sat Jan 20, 2018 7:26 pm

@ Budgie desktop

It doesn't have task bar hover preview so you can't quickly see what other applications or windows are doing which is ridiculous on a modern day desktop when people are multi-tasking.
JeremyB wrote:In Ubuntu you should just be able to hover the cursor on the title bar for the menu options to show
I don't have it , maybe it's a dash-to-panel conflict as that is the only thing i have installed so i'll have to disable it and see if i get a hover option.

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Re: Ubuntu 17.10 Vs Mint

Post by Lucap » Sun Jan 21, 2018 4:54 am

JeremyB wrote:hover the cursor on the title bar for the menu options to show
Solved it. :D

In dash-to-panel you have to right click on the Gedit icon.

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Re: Ubuntu 17.10 Vs Mint

Post by Lucap » Thu Jan 25, 2018 4:22 am

Example: Gif

https://user-images.githubusercontent.c ... c8fe60.gif

Don't know if anyone is interested but latest version of Dash-to-Panel now has an option to ungroup applications so you have separate task bar icons for each window with preview just like Cinnamon.

So if you have 10 firefox windows open then you'll have 10 task bar icons instead of 1 firefox icon with them all together.

If that made any sense. :P

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