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Linux Mint

Last Update: 2018-12-20 11:00 UTC


Linux Mint is an Ubuntu-based distribution whose goal is to provide a classic desktop experience with many convenient, custom tools and optional out-of-the-box multimedia support. It also adds a custom desktop and menus, several unique configuration tools, and a web-based package installation interface. Linux Mint is compatible with Ubuntu software repositories.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 2 (2,467), 6 months: 3 (2,233), 3 months: 3 (2,452), 4 weeks: 3 (2,484), 1 week: 3 (2,209)

Average visitor rating: 8.62/10 from 757 review(s).


Linux Mint Summary
Distribution Linux Mint
Home Page http://linuxmint.com/
Mailing Lists http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=152&t=73603
User Forums http://linuxmint.com/forum/
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Bug Tracker https://github.com/linuxmint
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Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 2018-12-19: Distribution Release: Linux Mint 19.1
 • 2018-12-06: Development Release: Linux Mint 19.1 Beta
 • 2018-08-31: Distribution Release: Linux Mint 3 "LMDE"
 • 2018-06-29: Distribution Release: Linux Mint 19
 • 2018-06-04: Development Release: Linux Mint 19 Beta
 • 2017-12-15: Distribution Release: Linux Mint 18.3 "KDE", "Xfce"
 • 2017-11-27: Distribution Release: Linux Mint 18.3
 • 2017-11-14: Development Release: Linux Mint 18.3 Beta
 • 2017-07-02: Distribution Release: Linux Mint 18.2
 • 2017-06-06: Development Release: Linux Mint 18.2 Beta
 • 2017-01-27: Distribution Release: Linux Mint 18.1 "KDE", "Xfce"
 • 2016-12-16: Distribution Release: Linux Mint 18.1
 • More Mint releases...

  Headlines:
 •2018-10-30 Cinnamon 4 gets a thicker panel
 •2018-09-26 Mint works on desktop performance
 •2018-08-31 Mint offers upgrade path for LMDE
 •2018-07-20 Mint addresses bugs
 •2018-07-04 Upgrading to Mint 19
 •2018-06-28 The new MintBox Mini 2
 •2018-04-30 Mint plans new releases
 •2018-03-15 Cinnamon gets performance boost
 •2018-01-26 Mint automates builds and testing
 •2017-10-25 Changes to Mint
 • More Mint headlines...

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  • Notes: In case where multiple versions of a package are shipped with a distribution, only the default version appears in the table. For indication about the GNOME version, please check the "nautilus" and "gnome-shell" packages. The Apache web server is listed as "httpd" and the Linux kernel is listed as "linux". The KDE desktop is represented by the "plasma-desktop" package and the Xfce desktop by the "xfdesktop" package.
  • Colour scheme: green text = latest stable version, red text = development or beta version. The function determining beta versions is not 100% reliable due to a wide variety of versioning schemes.
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Manjaro 18.0$5.95
Fedora 29$5.95
MX Linux 18$5.95
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Feature 3-LMDE 19.1
tessa
18.3
sylvia
17.3
rosa
16
petra
15
olivia
14
nadia
13
maya
12
lisa
11
katya
10
julia
9
isadora
8
helena
7
gloria
6
felicia
5
elyssa
4.0
daryna
3.1
celena
3.0
cassandra
2.2
bianca
2.1
bea
2.0
barbara
Feature
Release Date 2018-08-31 2018-12-18 2017-11-27 2015-12-04 2013-11-30 2013-05-29 2012-11-20 2012-05-23 2011-11-26 2011-05-26 2010-11-12 2010-05-18 2009-11-28 2009-05-26 2008-12-15 2008-06-08 2007-11-15 2007-09-24 2007-05-30 2007-02-21 2006-12-20 2006-11-14 Release Date
End Of Life   2023-04 2021-04 2019-04 2014-07 2014-01 2014-05 2017-04 2013-04 2012-10 2012-04 2013-04 2011-04 2010-10 2010-04 2011-04 2009-04 2008-10 2008-10 2008-04 2008-04 2008-04 End Of Life
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Price (US$)
Image Size (MB) 1600-1700 1700-1900 1400-1700                                       Image Size (MB)
Free Download ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO Free Download
Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Installation
Default Desktop Cinnamon Cinnamon, MATE, Xfce Cinnamon, MATE Cinnamon, MATE Cinnamon, MATE Cinnamon, MATE Cinnamon, MATE Cinnamon, MATE GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME Default Desktop
Package Management DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB Package Management
Release Model Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Release Model
Office Suite LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o Office Suite
Processor Architecture i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386 i386 i386 i386 i386 i386 Processor Architecture
Init Software systemd systemd systemd, SysV systemd, SysV systemd, SysV Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Init Software
Journaled File Systems Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Journaled File Systems
Multilingual Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes en, es, fr, gr, se, tr en, es, fr, gr, se, tr en, es, fr, gr, se, tr en, es, fr, gr, se, tr     Multilingual
Asian Language Support                                             Asian Language Support
Full Package List 3-lmde 19.1 18.3 17.3 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4.0 3.1 3.0 2.2 2.1   Full Package List
Package 3-LMDE 19.1
tessa
18.3
sylvia
17.3
rosa
16
petra
15
olivia
14
nadia
13
maya
12
lisa
11
katya
10
julia
9
isadora
8
helena
7
gloria
6
felicia
5
elyssa
4.0
daryna
3.1
celena
3.0
cassandra
2.2
bianca
2.1
bea
2.0
barbara
Package
abiword (3.0.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- abiword (3.0.2)
alsa-lib (1.1.8) 1.1.3 1.1.3 1.1.0 1.0.27.2 1.0.27.2 1.0.25 1.0.25 1.0.25 1.0.24.1 1.0.24.1 1.0.23 1.0.22 1.0.20 1.0.18 1.0.17a 1.0.15 1.0.14 1.0.13 1.0.13 1.0.11 1.0.11 1.0.11 alsa-lib (1.1.8)
ati-driver (18.30) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 8.780 8.723 8.660 8.600 8.543 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- ati-driver (18.30)
bash (5.0) 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.0 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.1 bash (5.0)
bind (9.13.5) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- bind (9.13.5)
chromium (71.0.3578.98) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- chromium (71.0.3578.98)
cups (2.2.10) 2.2.1 2.2.7 2.1.3 1.7.2 1.7.0rc1 1.6.2 1.6.1 1.5.2 1.5.0 1.4.6 1.4.4 1.4.3 1.4.1 1.3.9 1.3.9 1.3.7 1.3.2 1.2.8 1.2.8 1.2.4 1.2.4 1.2.4 cups (2.2.10)
dhcp (4.4.1) 4.3.5 4.3.5 4.3.3 4.2.4 4.2.4 4.2.4 4.2.4 4.1.ESV-R4 4.1.1-P1 4.1.1-P1 3.1.3 3.1.3 3.1.2 3.1.1 3.1.1 3.0.6 3.0.5 3.0.4 3.0.4 3.0.4 3.0.4 3.0.4 dhcp (4.4.1)
e2fsprogs (1.44.5) 1.43.4 1.44.1 1.42.13 1.42.9 1.42.8 1.42.5 1.42.5 1.42 1.41.14 1.41.14 1.41.12 1.41.11 1.41.9 1.41.4 1.41.3 1.40.8 1.40.2 1.39 1.39 1.39 1.39 1.39 e2fsprogs (1.44.5)
firefox (64.0.2) 60.1.0 64.0 57.0 42.0 24.0 20.0 16.0.1 12.0 7.0.1 4.0.1 3.6.10 3.6.3 3.5.3 3.0.10 3.0.3 3.0rc1 2.0.0.6 2.0.0.6 2.0.0.3 2.0.0.1 2.0 2.0 firefox (64.0.2)
freetype (2.9.1) 2.6.3 2.8.1 2.6.1 2.5.2 2.4.12 2.4.11 2.4.10 2.4.8 2.4.4 2.4.4 2.4.2 2.3.11 2.3.9 2.3.9 2.3.7 2.3.5 2.3.5 2.2.1 2.2.1 2.2.1 2.2.1 2.2.1 freetype (2.9.1)
gcc (8.2.0) 6.3.0 7.3.0 5.3.1 4.8.4 4.8.1 4.7.3 4.7.2 4.6.3 4.6.1 4.5.2 4.4.4 4.4.3 4.4.1 4.3.3 4.3.1 4.2.3 4.1.2 4.1.2 4.1.2 4.1.1 4.1.1 4.1.1 gcc (8.2.0)
gimp (2.10.8) 2.8.18 2.8.22 2.8.16 2.8.10 2.8.6 2.8.4 2.8.2 2.6.12 2.6.11 2.6.11 2.6.10 2.6.8 2.6.7 2.6.6 2.6.1 2.4.5 2.4.0rc3 2.2.13 2.2.13 2.2.13 2.2.13 2.2.13 gimp (2.10.8)
glibc (2.28) 2.24 2.27 2.23 2.19 2.17 2.17 2.15 2.15 2.13 2.13 2.12.1 2.11.1 2.10.1 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.6.1 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.4 2.4 glibc (2.28)
gnome-shell (3.30.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3.2.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnome-shell (3.30.2)
gnucash (3.4) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnucash (3.4)
gnumeric (1.12.44) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnumeric (1.12.44)
grub (2.02) 2.02beta3 2.02 2.02beta2 2.02beta2 2.00 2.00 2.00 1.99 1.99 1.99rc1 1.98 1.98 1.97beta4 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 grub (2.02)
gtk+ (3.24.3) 3.22.11 3.22.30 3.18.9 3.10.8 3.8.7 3.6.4 3.6.0 3.4.1 3.2.0 2.24.4 2.22.0 2.20.0 2.18.3 2.16.1 2.14.4 2.12.9 2.12.0 2.10.11 2.10.11 2.10.6 2.10.6 2.10.6 gtk+ (3.24.3)
httpd (2.4.37) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- httpd (2.4.37)
inkscape (0.92.3) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- inkscape (0.92.3)
k3b (18.12.1) -- -- 2.0.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- k3b (18.12.1)
kmod (25) 23 24 22 15 9 9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- kmod (25)
krita (4.1.7) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- krita (4.1.7)
libreoffice (6.1.4) 5.2.7 6.0.6 5.1.6 5.0.3rc2 4.1.2rc3 4.0.2 3.6.2rc2 3.5.2 3.4.3 3.3.2 3.2.1 3.2.0 3.1.1 3.0.1 2.4.1 2.4.0 2.3.0 2.2.0 2.2.0 2.1.0 2.1.0 2.0.4 libreoffice (6.1.4)
linux (4.20.3) 4.9.110 4.15 4.10 3.19 3.11 3.8 3.5 3.2 3.0 2.6.38 2.6.35 2.6.32 2.6.31 2.6.28 2.6.27 2.6.24 2.6.22 2.6.20 2.6.20 2.6.17 2.6.17 2.6.17 linux (4.20.3)
Package 3-LMDE 19.1
tessa
18.3
sylvia
17.3
rosa
16
petra
15
olivia
14
nadia
13
maya
12
lisa
11
katya
10
julia
9
isadora
8
helena
7
gloria
6
felicia
5
elyssa
4.0
daryna
3.1
celena
3.0
cassandra
2.2
bianca
2.1
bea
2.0
barbara
Package
lxpanel (0.9.3) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- lxpanel (0.9.3)
mariadb (10.3.12) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mariadb (10.3.12)
mate-desktop (1.20.4) 1.16.2 1.20.1 1.18.0 1.12.0 1.6.1 1.6.0 1.4.2 1.2.0 1.0.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mate-desktop (1.20.4)
mesa (18.3.1) 13.0.6 18.0.5 12.0.6 10.1.3 9.2.1 9.1.1 9.0 8.0.2 7.11 7.10.2 7.9git 7.7.1 7.6.0 7.4 7.2 7.0.3rc2 7.0.1 6.5.2 6.5.2 6.3.2 6.3.2 6.3.2 mesa (18.3.1)
mysql (8.0.13) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mysql (8.0.13)
nautilus (3.30.5) -- -- -- -- -- -- 3.4.2 3.4.1 3.2.0 2.32.2.1 2.32.0 2.30.0 2.28.1 2.26.2 2.24.1 2.22.2 2.20.0 2.18.1 2.18.1 2.16.1 2.16.1 2.16.1 nautilus (3.30.5)
NVIDIA (415.27) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 260.19.06 195.36.15 185.18.36 180.44 177.80 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- NVIDIA (415.27)
openbox (3.6.1) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- openbox (3.6.1)
openjdk (11.0.1) 8u181 10.0.2 -- 7u79 7u25 7u21 7u7 6b24 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- openjdk (11.0.1)
openssh (7.9p1) 7.4p1 7.6p1 7.2p2 6.6p1 6.2p2 6.1p1 6.0p1 5.9p1 5.8p1 5.8p1 5.5p1 5.3p1 5.1p1 5.1p1 5.1p1 4.7p1 4.6p1 4.3p2 4.3p2 4.3p2 4.3p2 4.3p2 openssh (7.9p1)
openssl (1.1.1a) 1.1.0f 1.1.0g 1.0.2g 1.0.1f 1.0.1e 1.0.1c 1.0.1c 1.0.1 1.0.0e 0.9.8o 0.9.8o 0.9.8k 0.9.8g 0.9.8g 0.9.8g 0.9.8g 0.9.8e 0.9.8c 0.9.8c 0.9.8b 0.9.8b 0.9.8b openssl (1.1.1a)
perl (5.28.1) 5.24.1 5.26.1 5.22.1 5.18.2 5.14.2 5.14.2 5.14.2 5.14.2 5.12.4 5.10.1 5.10.1 5.10.1 5.10.0 5.10.0 5.10.0 5.8.8 5.8.8 5.8.8 5.8.8 5.8.8 5.8.8 5.8.8 perl (5.28.1)
php (7.3.1) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- php (7.3.1)
plasma-desktop (5.14.5) -- -- 5.8.8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- plasma-desktop (5.14.5)
postfix (3.3.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- postfix (3.3.2)
postgresql (11.1) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- postgresql (11.1)
Python (3.7.2) 2.7.13 2.7.15 2.7.11 2.7.6 2.7.5 2.7.4 2.7.3 2.7.3 2.7.2 2.7.1 2.6.6 2.6.5 2.6.4rc1 2.6.2 2.5.2 2.5.2 2.5.1 2.5.1 2.5.1 2.4.3 2.4.3 2.4.3 Python (3.7.2)
qt (5.12.0) 5.7.1 5.9.5 5.6.1 4.8.5 4.8.4 4.8.4 4.8.3 4.8.1 4.7.4 4.7.2 4.7.0 4.6.2 -- -- -- -- 3.3.8 3.3.8 3.3.8 3.3.6 3.3.6 3.3.6 qt (5.12.0)
samba (4.9.4) -- -- 4.3.11 4.1.6 3.6.18 3.6.9 3.6.6 3.6.3 3.5.11 3.5.8 3.5.4 3.4.7 3.4.0 3.3.2 3.2.3 3.0.28a 3.0.26a 3.0.24 3.0.24 3.0.22 3.0.22 3.0.22 samba (4.9.4)
systemd (240) 232 237 229 204 204 198 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- systemd (240)
thunderbird (60.4.0) 52.9.1 60.2.1 52.4.0 31.7.0 24.0 17.0.5 16.0.1 12.0.1 7.0.1 3.1.9 3.1.4 3.0.4 2.0.0.23 2.0.0.21 2.0.0.17 2.0.0.14 2.0.0.6 1.5.0.10 1.5.0.10 -- -- -- thunderbird (60.4.0)
vim (8.1) 8.0 8.0 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 vim (8.1)
vlc (3.0.6) -- -- -- 2.1.6 2.0.8 2.0.6 2.0.4 2.0.1 1.1.12 1.1.9 1.1.4 1.0.6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- vlc (3.0.6)
xfdesktop (4.12.4) 4.12.3 4.12.3 4.12.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- xfdesktop (4.12.4)
xorg-server (1.20.3) 1.19.2 1.19.6 1.18.4 1.15.1 1.14.3 1.13.3 1.13.0 1.11.4 1.10.4 1.10.1 1.9.0 1.7.6 1.6.4 1.6.0 1.5.2 1.4.1git 1.3.0.0 1.2.0 1.2.0 1.1.1 1.1.1 1.1.1 xorg-server (1.20.3)

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Version: 19.1
Rating: 9
Date: 2019-01-15
Votes: 0


The ideal distro for those who want to leave Windows and get to Linux. It is fast, stable, customizable, all the programs I installed work very well. In addition it does not abuse the consumption of resources.
There are many aids, apart from the existence of a manual. On the other hand, the presentation introduces you to the necessary steps to start using Linux Mint.
The only two but I found were the following:
1. There is no introduction for newcomers from the Windows world, which explains the differences and equivalences between the two operating systems.
2. Wine is not present in the Software Store, as it happened in version 18.3. Wine is important for beginners because it allows to install Windows programs in Linux. I had to do it through the terminal, which can discourage novices.
All of the above seems necessary for a distribution that prides itself on being a valid alternative to Windows.
In spite of it I am enchanted with Linux Mint, I come using it from the Rafaela version. If I decanté in the wonderful world of Gnu Linux was thanks to her, because it has everything that Ubuntu lacks.
Congratulations to the developers.



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Version: 19.1
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-01-15
Votes: 10


After many years working with other distributions, suffering the jump from one version to the next, keeping hardware, applications and adjustments running, Linux Mint offers an amazing stable and easy to use OS. Specially the tools to support installation processes. This make the productive life of end users more valuable and funny.

OK I am not a beginner, even though the amount of work related with the installation of i.e. WINE and other App is at least similar to other distros. The support of the comunity is in such cases more than important.

The new version 19.1 is totally fresh, the new Cinnamon 4.0 desktop is modern, quick and reliable.
I can only emphasize using Linux Mint you don't need market dominant OS in parallel.


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Version: 19.1
Rating: 8
Date: 2019-01-15
Votes: 16


19.1 Cinnamon: This review is specifically for Cinnamon verson. I tried to use Mint about two years ago, it was sluggish and buggy. Having tried everything out on this new version of Cinnamon (4.x) I am acutally amazed. The speed is just where I need it to be. Everything is "snappy" and quick to launch. No odd delays or weirdness. To anyone wishing to try for a Windows replacement this version/edition is a very good place to start. I have been running Linux since the mid 90s and everything just installed and runs great. I ran source-based distros for almost 5 years and now find myself too busy to compile my O/S. The only CON, (which could be major down the road) is systemd. My only guess is that with trying to merge countries, they are trying to make all O/S operate the same (if we wanted Windows, we'd be running it). Systemd could the the one single point of failure for Linux. I encourage you to read more on systemD and the fundamental flaw in the design of it. I have Devuan (non-systemd) on about 5 other computers that I use for actual real work (running almost 2 years not one single problem). If you're just looking for a good O/S to do some gaming on or anything non-business related then I can recommend this O/S. It's well polished and works out of the box, and from what I read this current (19.1) version works better than it's previous release (19).


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