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[4]: Mint
by zima on Thu 10th Jan 2013 20:45 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Mint"
zima
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2005-07-06

Trends are also notable: http://stats.wikimedia.org/archive/squid_reports/

For example, comparing 2012-10:
Linux Mint 11 M 0.01%
Linux Ubuntu 1,189 M 0.69%

with a year earlier, 2011-10:
Linux Mint 17.3 M 0.01%
Linux Ubuntu 522 M 0.41%

Yup, Mint decreased somewhat, Ubuntu nicely grew (and is in fact the only notable non-Android Linux which did so over that year)

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