Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

8 Reasons Why Ubuntu Users Should Try Out Linux Mint

Filed under
Linux
Ubuntu

Ubuntu is moving in all directions lately. Some polarizing decisions that have managed to alienate a few longtime Ubuntu users. Ubuntu isn't the only user-friendly distribution around. Here are a few reasons why you should switch to or at least try out Linux Mint.

More Choices

Linux Mint offers two desktops: MATE and Cinnamon. This makes sure that the users have as many choices as possible. As opposed to Ubuntu, which enforces a completely modern desktop to every user, Mint actually gives you the choice of going with either a modern desktop or a more traditional desktop.

rest here




More in Tux Machines

Major Release LibreOffice 4.4 Announced

The Document Foundation today announced the latest and "most beautiful" LibreOffice ever. LibreOffice 4.4 is the ninth major release for the project and brings with it lots of design and functionality improvements. Redesigned toolbars, menus, status bars, rulers and new theme selector are among the goodies for users. Michael Meeks said today that this release not only improves the visible features but also the foundations underneath. Read more

Sphinx: An outstanding open source documentation platform

Sphinx is a free, open source project written in Python and, not surprisingly, is really well suited for documenting Python projects. Now, before you harrumph “Meh, I code in which isn’t at all like Python!” be aware that Sphinx supports several other languages (C and C++ support is in development). Read more

today's leftovers

BackBox Linux 4.1 released!

The BackBox Team is pleased to announce the updated release of BackBox Linux, the version 4.1! This release includes features such as Linux Kernel 3.13, EFI mode, Anonymous mode, LVM + Disk encryption installer, privacy additions and armhf Debian packages. Read more