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Linux Mint 17.1
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2 7787 05-26-2015
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100% of reviewers None indicated 10.0

Description: "The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17.1 'Rebecca' MATE. Linux Mint 17.1 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use. Linux Mint 17.1 MATE edition comes with two window managers installed and configured by default: Marco (MATE's very own window manager, simple, fast and very stable); Compiz (an advanced compositing window manager which can do wonders if your hardware supports it). Among the various window managers available for Linux, Compiz is certainly the most impressive when it comes to desktop effects."
Keywords: Ubuntu-based Rebecca LTS Cinnamon MATE

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Old 03-26-2015, 01:10 AM   #1
Registered: Sep 2011
Distribution: Mint Linux - Mate Desktop
Posts: 1

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Would you recommend the product? yes | Price you paid?: None indicated | Rating: 10

Pros: Stable, easy to install and maintain.
Cons: Can't think of anything Mint-Specific that does not apply to Linux in general.

I not only recommend Linux Mint, but I am actively promoting it. My (sort-of paying) hobby is acquiring, restoring and reselling older computers; both laptops and desktops. I set them up with Mint - the amd64 version if possible, but the i686 version works very well too. Most people don't care what OS is on there, they just want to use their Facebook account.

I have set up appx 20 computers in the last 6 months and have never had a single person complain that Win---s is not installed. I have three towers, two notebooks and a netbook on my home network. I do all the updates and maintenance, but really, the time needed is insignificant.

I started evaluating Linux (as a replacement for Win7) in 2011 with the OpenSuse distro and have also tried Gentoo and Redhat. Mint seems to be the overall winner; although the others were certainly very good.

I could go on all night singing praises, but you get the idea...

Back to the salt mines for me.
Old 05-26-2015, 07:43 PM   #2
Rocky Bennett
Registered: May 2015
Posts: 6

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Would you recommend the product? yes | Price you paid?: None indicated | Rating: 10

Pros: Fast, Stable, Complete
Cons: Audio has no real high fidelity settings

I am new to Linux and I chose Linux Mint for it's simplicity and complete out-of-the box feel. So far I love it. I have been a Windows devotee since I first got introduced to home computers, but I am now a Linux fanboy and I will recommend this OS to anyone I can.


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