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Linux Mint, the perfect starter OS for Mac and Windows refugees.

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Ubuntu

"The window effects are exactly what a Mac user would expect, and pressing the big green button at the bottom-left corner of the screen reveals a Windows-like Start Menu -- but better. Much better."

Plugged into the wall Linux Mint performs acceptably well on my lowly netbook, stalling for a moment or two when I open a lot of tabs in Firefox simultaneously but otherwise fine. But switching over to the battery slows down everything noticeably -- not bad enough to be unusable, just noticeably slower.

But what I get in return for the sluggish performance is a fantastic user experience.

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