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Is Unity bashing a hobby?

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This article is in response to an article in Linux User and Developer magazine which gives a glowing review of Linux Mint 15 whilst making some fairly derogatory and unnecessary comments about Ubuntu.

Is Ubuntu bashing a new sport? Are the issues with Ubuntu and Unity well founded or are some people living in the past of 11.04 and not giving Unity a chance.

First of all I would like to say that Linux Mint is a top operating system and I like the things they are doing with the Cinnamon desktop, however some of the remarks in the linked article are a little bit economical with the truth.

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