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Linux Mint 17.2
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Description: Clement Lefebvre has announced the availability of Linux Mint 17.2. The new release is a long term support release, based on packages from Ubuntu 14.04, and supported through to 2019. Linux Mint ships in two editions, Cinnamon and MATE. The Cinnamon edition offers a number of performance improvements along with better multi-panel and multi-monitor support. The MATE edition now provides users with the ability to enable/disable Caja file browser extensions at run time and ships with a new audio library that automatically detects and works with OSS, ALSA and PulseAudio sound systems. "UEFI is fully supported. Note: Linux Mint does not use digital signatures and does not register to be certified by Microsoft as being a `secure' OS. As such, it will not boot with Secure Boot. If your system is using Secure Boot, turn it off. Note: Linux Mint places its boot files in /boot/efi/EFI/ubuntu to work around this bug. This does not prevent the installation of multiple releases or distributions, or dual-boots between Ubuntu and Linux Mint, as they can all be bootable from the same GRUB menu."
Keywords: ubuntu-based beginners desktop live-medium LTS Cinnamon MATE


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Old 10-05-2015, 12:06 PM   #1
azohunvey
 
Registered: Jun 2011
Posts: 1

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Would you recommend the product? yes | Price you paid?: None indicated | Rating: 8

Pros: stable, elegant, easy to use
Cons: no decent bluetooth support



Better, that slackware, fedora, zorin.
Worse than ubuntu 14.02 with gnome 3
 
Old 01-25-2016, 11:03 PM   #2
ZZII
 
Registered: Dec 2014
Distribution: CentOS 6.7
Posts: 57

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Would you recommend the product? yes | Price you paid?: None indicated | Rating: 9

Pros: Easy layout, stable
Cons: Umm...no rpm support?


I'd install it before:
Windows 8/8.1 vanilla
Windows 10
Any other Linux distro

I'd install it after:
Windows 7
Windows 8/8.1 with Classic Shell

I prefer it to Ubuntu but I'm biased against Ubuntu because I personally didn't like any of the desktop environments I tried as much as Mint's Cinnamon
 




  



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