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Sleek, user-friendly Linux Mint 10 released

Ubuntu certainly gets the lion's share of attention when it comes to Linux distributions, but Linux Mint has been offering a sleek, simplified Ubuntu/Debian experience for years. With the release of Linux Mint 10, a boatload of new features and a shiny new default theme make it well worth checking out if you've been searching for a new distro to try. Like Ubuntu 10.10, Mint now makes it easy to get common multimedia codecs working after you finish your install -- just click the "Add" button on the welcome screen.
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The new Debian Linux: Irrelevant?

Technology : Open Source (4 years ago)

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Linux Mint 10 KDE released; Mint 11 based on Ubuntu 11.04, but no Unity

Technology : Download Squad (4 years ago)

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Technology : Just Plain Tech (6 years ago)

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