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Ubuntu versus Linux Mint: Who's the desktop champ?

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The distro wars continue to rage, this time around Datamation has a look at the pluses and minuses of Ubuntu and Linux Mint. Which one is better? Well, they say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

But this beholder has to give the crown to Linux Mint when it comes to desktop distros. I've never been able to warm up to Ubuntu's Unity desktop, and I'm not the only one. There were quite a few people who left Ubuntu and moved to Linux Mint after Unity was released.

What's your take? Do you prefer Ubuntu or Linux Mint?

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