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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Tonight the second of our Reader Voted Lightweight Distros. Linux Mint XFCE, the second Mint to grace this series.
I couldn’t wait to check out this one. Linux mint has again become a favorite of ours, and the XFCE version of it promised to deliver.
As you have guessed from the name, we are dealing with an XFCE based distro here. We have used Linux Mint XFCE and Xubuntu for a few days now and between us we feel it is the perfect blend of power and light weight.
The guys at Linux Mint always throw a lot in the trunk when they pack you a distro.
All the codecs and flash are installed, carefully chosen extra packages and even custom built Mint utilities round of a distro resplendent with a green theme that you will either like or dislike.
I really feel that the choice in this series will come down to Linux Mint XCFE and Linux Mint LXDE.