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Another vote for Mint, I think it looks great

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Josh: I don't mean to sound mean or have this inferred as a personal attack since it's not; but liking the look of OSX while having a Apple logo with a line through it comes off as though you hate Apple from an envy stand point.
On topic I do wonder why people consider horribly laid out and desktop smothering layouts "beautiful".

Nah, it doesn't sound mean. I totally understand. What I hate is A) The cost of their devices B) The locked down systems C) Their treatment of workers etc. and I generally don't like Apple as a company.
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I enjoy mint pre Gnome 3
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I've always enjoyed KDE on Ubuntu, but Unity has really started to grow on me as I'm running 11.10 in a VM as a web server.
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Nah, it doesn't sound mean. I totally understand. What I hate is A) The cost of their devices B) The locked down systems C) Their treatment of workers etc. and I generally don't like Apple as a company.

A) Most of their products are priced very rather reasonably. I agree that Macs have some hefty price tags considering the specs, but the iPhone, iPad, etc,. are at good price points.

B) A consistent user experience is better for the demographic that purchases those gadgets.

C) Almost EVERY major electronics company outsources their production to China. Your really just jumping on the hate bandwagon at this point.

But to answer your question, there aren't really that many ugly distros out there, but I'd say Ubuntu and Mint are two of the prettiest distros around.
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ElementaryOS? I personally think it is more beautiful than PearOS. You can also get elementary working in Unity, and it looks pretty good too.

Elementary theme is the only theme I used when I was still using Gnome 2.32.

I would also say choose a Distro you like, along with a DE, and theme it.
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Mint 12
Cinnamon 1.2
Aero-Dark Theme
Edited by cr1 - 2/18/12 at 11:06pm
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Sounds like Ubuntu 11 would work if you like the Unity.

Why is Ubuntu always the first distro anyone recommends gunner.gif
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ElementaryOS? I personally think it is more beautiful than PearOS. You can also get elementary working in Unity, and it looks pretty good too.

Wow Elementary looks amazing. I may try it. Right now I am trying Fedora with Gnome 3 + extensions. How does Elementary handle packages? RPM, DEB, etc.?

EDIT: Seems like it's based on Ubuntu. And it's also fairly new too.
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I have to say Pear OS looked really good with "docky." Going to try elementaryOS as well.
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