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Old 10-08-2008, 03:39 PM   #1
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I need a moment to geek out.

Has anyone used linux mint before? I was thinking of trying out the KDE version, and I hoping for some advice from someone that previously used it.

I have Kubuntu running with KDE4 now, and I'm not 100% thrilled, so I'm just looking at some other options. I know linux mint 5 is based off of ubuntu's Hardy release, but I wanted to do some research and see what the differences are.

In the office I run slackware, xubuntu, and ubuntu, and previously on a home computer I ran Fedora and Mandriva. All are nice, but I'm still keeping my options open.

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Using it now- I love it! I dont know much about the others. This was an EASY install

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Is it KDE only or is gnome included as well?

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I see that they make a gnome version (their main version).

I wouldn't be adverse to using gnome, but I guess I'm more comfortable in KDE.

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I see that they make a gnome version (their main version).

I wouldn't be adverse to using gnome, but I guess I'm more comfortable in KDE.
Cool, the screnshots I saw looked like KDE but I generally like Gnome better, I may have to give this a try tonight.
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I may have to give this a try tonight.
I think I'll just try it out too. Probably not tonight, but hopefully this weekend I'll have some time to mess around with it.
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Techniro I super geeked out tonight and installed the kde version of mint.

Install was a breeze, and I'm happy so far. I feel like kubuntu neutered kde, but so far it looks like mint did a much better job.

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Yeah I just installed the Gnome version, so far it is a lot less buggy than Ubuntu was and runs like a champ.

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