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Linux Mint Debian (201009) released

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Today is very important for Linux Mint. It’s one day to remember in the history of our project as we’re about to maintain a new distribution, a rolling one, which promises to be faster, more responsive and on which we’re less reliant on upstream components.

Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE) comes with a Debian base, which we transformed into a live media and on top of which we added a new installer. It’s rougher and in some aspects not as user-friendly as our other editions, it’s very young but it will improve continuously and rapidly, and it brings us one step closer to a situation where we’re fully in control of the system without being impacted by upstream decisions.

LMDE also represents an alternative, with the same desktop, the same functionality, but a different base, and a difference in hardware support and compatibility.

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OH YEAH

I am very excited to read this!

'excited' may not be right....

> I am very excited to read this!

I've commented before reading the article; I am excited for a Debian-based, KDE-featuring version of Mint. This isn't quite there, as it uses GNOME. Closer though.

Debian based Mepis Linux

How is this different than Debian based Mepis Linux?

Minty

Minty

well

Mint creates a user experience that is not the same as mepis.

One that I think is better personally.

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