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Old 05-21-2011, 08:26 PM   #1
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Debian or Linux Mint?

Which distro should I choose? I like debian because it is stable but I heard they don't get many software upgrade. I like mint because of the simplicity and the codecs.

Which one should I choose?
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How should we know? Try both and go with the distro you like. No one can make this decision for you.
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Every distro has its own pros and cons .
You can start with any flavor and customize it according to your needs !
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Q: Which one should I choose?
A: Chocolate or Vanilla? I'd choose Rocky Road

Which is my way of saying "It doesn't matter! Just pick one. Or try both. Or experiment with Live CD's for either". There is absolutely no "one answer"

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Originally Posted by benc1213 View Post
I like debian because it is stable but I heard they don't get many software upgrade.
That's why it's stable! Don't forget that the Backports facility allows you to get newer software for Stable without risking the occasional problems of Testing.


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