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Linux Mint

Last Update: 2019-08-03 21:20 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: 3 (2,147), 6 months: 3 (2,055), 3 months: 3 (2,086), 4 weeks: 3 (2,214), 1 week: 3 (1,907)

Average visitor rating: 8.69/10 from 941 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
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Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 2019-08-02: Distribution Release: Linux Mint 19.2
 • 2019-07-16: Development Release: Linux Mint 19.2 Beta
 • 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
 • More Mint releases...

  Headlines:
 •2019-07-02 Mint considers pros and cons of Snap
 •2019-05-02 Linux Mint 17 reaches EOL
 •2019-04-01 Mint creates daily package snapshots
 •2019-01-31 Mint experimenting with multi-process Cinnamon
 •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
 • 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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Feature 3-LMDE 19.2
tina
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 2019-08-02 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 systemd systemd 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 19.2 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 19.2
tina
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 (1.1.9) 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 (1.1.9)
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 (9.15.3) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- bind (9.15.3)
chromium (76.0.3809.100) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- chromium (76.0.3809.100)
cups (2.2.12) 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 (2.2.12)
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 (1.45.3) 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 (1.45.3)
firefox (68.0.2) 60.1.0 68.0.1 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 (68.0.2)
freetype (2.10.1) 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 (2.10.1)
gcc (9.2.0) 6.3.0 7.4.0 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 (9.2.0)
gimp (2.10.12) 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 (2.10.12)
glibc (2.30) 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 (2.30)
gnome-shell (3.32.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3.2.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnome-shell (3.32.2)
gnucash (3.6) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnucash (3.6)
gnumeric (1.12.45) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnumeric (1.12.45)
grub (2.04) 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 (2.04)
gtk (3.24.10) 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 (3.24.10)
httpd (2.4.41) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- httpd (2.4.41)
inkscape (0.92.4) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- inkscape (0.92.4)
k3b (19.08.0) -- -- 2.0.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- k3b (19.08.0)
kmod (26) 23 24 22 15 9 9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- kmod (26)
krita (4.2.5) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- krita (4.2.5)
libreoffice (6.3.0) 5.2.7 6.0.7 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 (6.3.0)
linux (5.2.9) 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 (5.2.9)
Package 3-LMDE 19.2
tina
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 (0.10.0) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- lxpanel (0.10.0)
mariadb (10.4.7) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mariadb (10.4.7)
mate-desktop (1.22.1) 1.16.2 1.22.0 1.18.0 1.12.0 1.6.1 1.6.0 1.4.2 1.2.0 1.0.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mate-desktop (1.22.1)
mesa (19.1.4) 13.0.6 19.0.2 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 (19.1.4)
mysql (8.0.17) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mysql (8.0.17)
nautilus (3.32.3) -- -- -- -- -- -- 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 (3.32.3)
NVIDIA (430.40) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 260.19.06 195.36.15 185.18.36 180.44 177.80 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- NVIDIA (430.40)
openbox (3.6.1) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- openbox (3.6.1)
openjdk (12.0.1) 8u181 11.0.3 -- 7u79 7u25 7u21 7u7 6b24 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- openjdk (12.0.1)
openssh (8.0p1) 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 (8.0p1)
openssl (1.1.1c) 1.1.0f 1.1.1u 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 (1.1.1c)
perl (5.30.0) 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 (5.30.0)
php (7.3.8) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- php (7.3.8)
plasma-desktop (5.16.4) -- -- 5.8.8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- plasma-desktop (5.16.4)
postfix (3.4.6) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- postfix (3.4.6)
postgresql (11.5) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- postgresql (11.5)
Python (3.7.4) 2.7.13 3.6.7 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 (3.7.4)
qt (5.13.0) 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 (5.13.0)
samba (4.10.7) -- 4.7.6 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 (4.10.7)
systemd (242) 232 237 229 204 204 198 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- systemd (242)
thunderbird (60.8.0) 52.9.1 60.7.2 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 (60.8.0)
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 (3.0.8) -- -- -- 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 (3.0.8)
xfdesktop (4.14.1) 4.12.3 4.12.3 4.12.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- xfdesktop (4.14.1)
xorg-server (1.20.5) 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 (1.20.5)

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Version: 19.2
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-08-19
Votes: 40


My conversion to Linux (or rather, the conversion of my PCs...) finally happened about 2 year ago thanks to Linux Mint. Over the years, starting years ago, I had tried Linux, several times, and ended up extremely disappointed each time.

Linux Mint 18.3 was the 1st successful Linux setup for me. I actually have 3 laptops, from rather old to more recent, from different brands, from 2 to 8 Gb RAM. Installation of Mint was always easy and straightforward. It always resulted in a perfectly functional laptop. Setting the language to French was easy. I have successfully used Mint 18.3 with either Xfce or Cinnamon on all my laptops, the choice of the desktop depending on hardware performances only. I finally upgraded more recently to 19.1 (from scratch), then 19.2 (simple upgrade path), and found the upgrade very positive on all accounts: features, looks, performances...

After a few months of experience with Mint, feeling more confident with Linux in general, I tried some 'distro hopping', just to be sure I would not be even better served with another choice. Well, it sometimes looked promising at first, but frustrating on other accounts, and sometimes a total failure. In the end, I still try other distributions for fun on one machine, but Mint 19 is definitely my stable/reference system (i.e. the one I trust for my precious data - photos, documents, etc).

The utility to look for/install additional software is one of the best features of Mint in my opinion. It's really simple to use. Updates are very easy too, particularly with Mint 19.x. The desktop may be a bit old fashioned, but it's a good thing for new users, and you can customize it later. In my view, Cinnamon looks nicer, but Xfce is just as functional, and indeed very light on older computers.


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Version: 19.2
Rating: 8
Date: 2019-08-18
Votes: 3


Little support for webcam but otherwise very good.


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Version: 19.2
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-08-18
Votes: 24


Hands down the best distribution. I was impressed with Mint 17.3 and suffered through 19 and 19.1. The 19.2 version has fixed all of the problems that I was having and not getting answers on. Kudos to the Mint devel team.
I've been a Linux user for over 15 years. The older I get, the less I want to fiddle wih things and just want it to work and be stable. That said, I do dabble in other distros to find the best that works for me.
I am still settled on mint since version 11...
'nuff said


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