A newbie question --- choice between de several versions

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A newbie question --- choice between de several versions

Postby cardoso » Fri Feb 01, 2008 6:32 am


After many tests between several Linux releases, i decided to stay with Mint. However, i only tried the main 4.0 daryna
version. I see more 3 ? beta versions ...
tryng to find out the diferences, and if one of the others would be better for me without any sucess.
I see that there are based in others shell ??? , but for me this mean nothing.
It possible someone tell me in a simple way , what are really the main diferences ?

Thanks in advance
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Re: A newbie question --- choice between de several versions

Postby catweazle » Fri Feb 01, 2008 2:07 pm

The beta versions are :

- different desktop as Gnome (KDE, XFCE or FLUXBOX)
- not the final release

If it is new for you it is better to stay with main edition
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Re: A newbie question --- choice between de several versions

Postby MagnusB » Fri Feb 01, 2008 5:05 pm

Not sure what you are asking for, though the Main edition comes with GNOME and common codecs, the CE comes with different desktop environments, XFCE, KDE, Fluxbox, and the light edition comes without patented codecs. I would just stay with main edition, but if you prefer KDE or other DE go for it..
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