Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 3rd Jan 2013 21:23 UTC, submitted by Adurbe
Linux "Ubuntu, once the darling of desktop Linux and the overwhelmingly popular choice for newcomers, may soon lose that role to Mint." I switched to Mint KDE, and have no intention of going back. By the way, KDE4 is finally good (don't hit me, Aaron) - fast, fluid, stable, pretty, and thanks to its versatility, a joy to use after a few hours of tweaking. Just... Please, unify Plasma and the regular widget style. This is insanity.
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RE[2]: Mint
by Casey99 on Thu 3rd Jan 2013 23:34 UTC in reply to "RE: Mint"
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Safe to say? You must then have some good sources, right (distrowatch doesn't count).

There is not a single good source that can accurately measure the most popular linux distributions. But take a step back for a moment and watch the world around you. Linux Mint is slaughtering Ubuntu on the desktop. I have no doubt Mint has surpassed Ubuntu on the desktop.

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