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Poll Results: Is Ubuntu junk?

 
  • 31% (61)
    Yes
  • 68% (133)
    No
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post #61 of 294
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Originally Posted by Boinz View Post

Not a fan of Unity. I wouldn't really call ubuntu crap, since it depends what version. But then if we're talking Gnome and GUI, then yes, Mint from 11 and below takes the cake. The unfortunate reality is that ubuntu has much more "support".

Mint has the same support Ubuntu as does because it's nearly entirely the same code base; so any fix that works on Ubuntu will work on Mint.

It's a little like saying Window 7 Home Basic has more support than Windows 7 Home Professional.
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Originally Posted by mushroomboy View Post

ubuntu runs windows software, and games, just like any other linux. it gets crap because 1) freaks (being nice) can't let go of Gnome 2.X for some stupid retarded and more than likely dumb reason.

I might be missing something, but I can't use gnome 3 to save my life. I'd rather use xfce or lxde.
post #63 of 294
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Originally Posted by Plan9 View Post

Mint has the same support Ubuntu as does because it's nearly entirely the same code base; so any fix that works on Ubuntu will work on Mint.
It's a little like saying Window 7 Home Basic has more support than Windows 7 Home Professional.

I hear what you're saying. But what I mean is since the GUI's are different, not by much, sometimes taking GUI oriented instructions on how to get to a certain directory or menu or screen from Ubuntu, and applying it to Mint becomes tricky.
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Interestingly enough, the entire chinese govt runs their computers on a variant of redhat called Red Flag(yes thats the distro name) linux.

There's a North Korean distro as well (unofficial though), which is called Red Star OS. I don't know how much it is used. Also, I don't think it has a parent distro.
    
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There's a North Korean distro as well (unofficial though), which is called Red Star OS. I don't know how much it is used. Also, I don't think it has a parent distro.

they're both based off of Redhat... its very similar
 
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How many yes voters have tried 12.04?

I also want to know if those people who say Unity is bloated have set the launcher icon size to 32 and font size to small. The least bloated desktop environment there is once you have done this, especially with global menu,
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post #67 of 294
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Originally Posted by no1Joeno1 View Post

How many yes voters have tried 12.04?
I also want to know if those people who say Unity is bloated have set the launcher icon size to 32 and font size to small. The least bloated desktop environment there is once you have done this, especially with global menu,

What does icon size have to do with being bloated is the real question thumb.gif
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What does icon size have to do with being bloated is the real question thumb.gif

WHAT? THAT WILL SAVE 32KB OF MEMORY!!! = NO BLOAT!
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Can't argue with that one tongue.gif
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