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Originally Posted by Jesse Smith and Ladislav Bodnar at distrowatch dot com
Many of our readers have probably come across Dedoimedo, a neat website whose publisher, Igor Ljubuncic, has been writing reviews of free operating systems for some time. As the year 2010 came to a close, the author published a grand summary of his testing experiences which he called And the best distro of 2010 is.... The winner? Linux Mint:
Lint, aka Linux Mint, is most certainly NOT the distro of the year.
a. Salix LXDE 13.1.2 27 December 2010
b. Suse KDE 4.6 11.4M5 26 December 2010
c. Puppy Wary 5.0 29 December 2010
d. PCLinuxOS LXDE 2010.12 23 December 2010
Reminder of the task used in this testing algorithm:
Internet Radio Station, presupposes an operating system which permits the user to treat his computer like an old-fashioned radio--easy to control, easy to operate.
19 September 2010
One keeper, two to throw back: Lubuntu is very good, excellent installer, the best in the business, in my opinion. The newest versions of Salix XFCE, and Mint LXDE are both fatally flawed, could not be installed. n.b. Lubuntu's times are all made using the 32 bit version!! The time to halt is the best in my 12 year testing experience, with any operating system, on x86 architecture.
First, a reminder of how this testing algorithm works: