[SATLUG] Recent Distro

The Swayne swayneswayne at gmail.com
Mon Sep 30 17:47:10 CDT 2013


why not try arch linux that way you wont have anything that you do not want


On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 4:52 PM, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:

> Travis Flatt wrote:
>
>> Another Mint fan, here.   I've had a lot of luck with 64-bit Cinnamon
>> desktop versions.   Probably a chunkier gui than necessary, but great for
>> transitions from Windows world, and of course you can always fire up a
>> terminal and do what you need to do.
>>
>> On the other end, I also recently revitalized an old laptop for my kid
>> with
>> Xubuntu.  Lightweight, and he hasn't had a single problem with it.
>>
>
> Any distro will work.  Just install and use xfce.  Gnome and KDE have gone
> way overboard with unneeded junk.  They still have decent apps, but the WM
> is cumbersome.
>
>   -- Bruce
>
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