LM 9 or LM 10?

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RaiGal
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LM 9 or LM 10?

Post by RaiGal » Mon Sep 19, 2011 5:17 pm

Hello,
In the next few days I am going to format my pc and I was wondering which is better and why. I will go with the main version. I have tried LM 10 and I was impressed with it's stability but perfomance wise I have heard LM9 was better. What your view on this?

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Re: LM 9 or LM 10?

Post by Robin » Mon Sep 19, 2011 5:48 pm

If you're a newbie and you just want to "install the OS and start using the computer," I would definitely go with Mint 9 (Main or Xfce). Mint 9 on built on a very stable LTS (Long Term Support) base that has the better part of two years of support remaining to it. It is absolutely superb.

More adventurous? Try LM 10. Still pretty stable but newer versions of most applications. Fine even for most newbies, but shorter support life.

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Re: LM 9 or LM 10?

Post by vrkalak » Mon Sep 19, 2011 6:40 pm

I have both Mint-9 and LMDE installed. Both with the Fluxbox WM.

Mint-9 with either Fluxbox, Xfce or LXDE would be fast, light on resources and quite stable.

Mint-9 is the current LTS (long-term support) version of Mint. Still supported for almost 2 more years.
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