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Discussion in 'Linux / BSD / Mac OS X' started by Easy Rhino, Jun 4, 2013.

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Which flavor of ownage??

  1. Mint

    34 vote(s)
    22.2%
  2. Ubuntu

    61 vote(s)
    39.9%
  3. Debian

    12 vote(s)
    7.8%
  4. Fedora

    5 vote(s)
    3.3%
  5. CentOS

    4 vote(s)
    2.6%
  6. OpenSUSE

    6 vote(s)
    3.9%
  7. Arch

    7 vote(s)
    4.6%
  8. RedHat

    2 vote(s)
    1.3%
  9. Other: Please specify

    22 vote(s)
    14.4%
  1. jgunning

    jgunning

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    I have used mint and Ubuntu, both very good systems but I agree with themailman..Linux has some work to do

    J :toast:
     
  2. Chevalr1c

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    The kernel (Linux) is fine. The "weakness" (if any) is in other system components being part of a Linux based OS. The user does not touch the kernel, so why on earth should the kernel be user friendly?

    But let us start a new thread about that. I will do so at about 8 pm CET.
     
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  3. Sasqui

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    Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) :p
     
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    mythbuntu 12.04.2 LTS:rockout: ... i32120, 4GB ram, gtx660, fractal node304, hdhomerun 3x, 3TB av-gp, 2TB red, 2TB seagate, seasonic x400.
     
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  5. james888

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    I kinda like puppy linux and its relatives.
     
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    Here is the link: http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/showthread.php?p=2922372#post2922372
     
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    I change my mind, I tried Debian 7 and I didn't like it. Was to much like a mac.

    Linux Mint 15 :rockout:
     
  8. ThE_MaD_ShOt

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    I am using Ubuntu 13.04 and it is just great with Cinnamon.
     
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    Last time I checked, Debian gave a choice in what desktop environment one wishes. But maybe they changed that.
     
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    I love ubuntu but I hate unity, so I use mint
     
  11. Aquinus

    Aquinus Resident Wat-man

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    It is possible to use Ubuntu and not use Unity.
     
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    actually for now mint got my attention
     
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    Just installed Xubuntu 13.04 onto my Steambox. I heard that the *buntus run Steam games slightly faster than other distros. Had a usb drive lying around with this as a testing drive, figured might as well give it a go.

    DOTA 2 is runnig great with the latest nVidia proprietary drivers.

    EDIT
    Just realized that I still had my old PCI soundcard installed in the machine, and it was providing sound. It was an X-FI Fatal1ty. Last time I ran that card in linux, it just wouldn't work. Tried on and off between '06-2010.
    The funny thing is it runs better under Linux than it did under Win 7. Nice to see that Creative cards finally work.
    Might have just wasted $20 buying a Xonar DG for Linux.
     
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    Running Mint in a couple of crunchers.

    I find Mint superior for just one reason: "Open as Administrator" drop down menu. :D I had such a hard time editing system files on Ubuntu :banghead:
     
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    currently testing Ultimate edition 3.5 x64 (based on Kubuntu 12.04) for the 3rd rig i made (i cant activate any of my 7 license without phone and my mobile is locked to incoming call only :eek: not the only reason tho ... i wanted to test that distro too :D )

    otherwise i run Ubuntu 13.04 RR for steam (allways on the 3rd rig) for fun since i have more than enough licenses for M$ i like to have a Linux rig to change sometime...
     
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    Yes, just apt-get cinnamon and use it or Gnome. :toast:
     
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    I generally get Xubuntu instead. Lubuntu is slow in ways it should be slow. Which is a universal problem with anything Ubuntu. This is on slower machines, I can't say I've tried them on fast machines (not since like version 6.xx).

    Anyway on the netbook I'm battling with Slitaz, want to get the wifi going. Thinking about just replacing the card.
     
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    Running mint on my netbook since I bought it. want to try debian on desktop
     
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    I started my Linux learning curve on Lisa-Mint. Still have it on one of my crunchers, currently in storage. I then received a present, and it had Ubuntu 10.whatever. Played around with that for a few days but then it went into storage, too.

    I currently carry around my Asus Ultrabook with Win8. Yea, I know...too lazy/busy to change it. :p
     
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    On the moment I use opensuse for a school project. simple ftp and http server and stuff :) but for normal use i would go with Linux mint, since its kinda like windows and i like the look and feel.
     
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    Manjaro/Arch. I really hate Ubuntu, and Canonical for becoming more and more distant from there community, and making dumb decisions. They don't know how to maintain there own OS.
     
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    Wrigleyvillain PTFO or GTFO

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    I need to try Mint on a vm. My main distro at present is CentOS as I work IT and am tying up my skills ante.
     
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    Using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to crunch with on an i7-930 rig. Seems to be running just fine :toast:
     
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    Currently running Ubuntu 12.04 in a dual boot on my laptop, and I have used Fedora in the past. I like both, but I'd also like to toy around with different distros and I'll likely use Mint next.

    Also, I prefer to use Ubuntu for general effing around on my laptop, when I feel like playing a non-linux supported game I hop into Windows.
     
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