Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 8th Mar 2007 22:44 UTC
Linux "Ubuntu is a strong desktop distro, but it falls short for some users in a few areas. Where are the multimedia codecs and DVD support, and what's with all the brown, for heaven's sake? If you'd like multimedia support with a minty fresh theme, try Linux Mint 2.2, an Ubuntu-based distro that throws in support for Flash 9, Windows Media Format, DVDs, MP3s, and troublesome wireless cards."
Permalink for comment 219896
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
Ubuntuguide
by Savior on Fri 9th Mar 2007 07:02 UTC
Savior
Member since:
2006-09-02

It seems like people are always forgetting about Ubuntuguide. I had no problems following the instructions there. Everyone can copy-paste.

And for those who don't like the command line, there is EasyUbuntu and Automatix. And let's not forget about the automatic codec installation in Feisty.

And maybe I seem ignorant here, but doesn't Mepis already does everything Mint aims for?

Reply Score: 1