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[3]: The register
by bentoo on Mon 7th Jan 2013 04:03 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: The register"
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2012-09-21

"There are a lot of rational reasons to hate Unity


I can't think of any. "I don't like it", "It doesn't work the way I want" etc etc are perfectly good reasons but also very subjective.
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Performance is subjective?


"especially on low end machines


So don't run it on low end machines. It wasn't designed to run on those, we have Xubuntu and Lubuntu for that.
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But it was, until they added Unity (and subsequently got rid of the netbook version). Sure I could try Xubuntu or Lubuntu but Mint runs fine on my Atom 330/2GB system so I'm not going back.

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