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I'm not very picky, I'm used to Ubuntu, but I'm not a fan of the interface.

I'm looking for a distro and the only real requirement is that it's very customization (I'd like it very clean and minimalistic), stable, and colorless, or customizable to be that way.

I'm just using it to test CS projects without having to walk to the schools labs.
    
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I'm not very picky, I'm used to Ubuntu, but I'm not a fan of the interface.
I'm looking for a distro and the only real requirement is that it's very customization (I'd like it very clean and minimalistic), stable, and colorless, or customizable to be that way.
I'm just using it to test CS projects without having to walk to the schools labs.

Just install a different GUI on Ubuntu?

http://www.overclock.net/a/how-to-change-the-ubuntu-gui
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Just install a different GUI on Ubuntu?
http://www.overclock.net/a/how-to-change-the-ubuntu-gui

Wow, that would probably work perfect.
    
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Wow, that would probably work perfect.

Yup, very simple as well biggrin.gif
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I'm looking for a distro and the only real requirement is that it's very customization (I'd like it very clean and minimalistic), stable, and colorless, or customizable to be that way.
I'd suggest Crunchbang or if you want to do all the work, Debian.
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