[ubuntu-uk] Distro hopping / Laptop running hot

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Thu Jan 20 20:54:59 UTC 2011

On 20 January 2011 20:02, Barry Drake <bdrake at crosswire.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-01-20 at 19:34 +0000, Liam Proven wrote:
>> Do bear in mind that there are currently 2 flavours of Mint. It is
>> *possibly* on the threshold of a big change.
> I had a play with it out of interest.

Which one?


>  Seemed Ok and installed very
> easily, but there's so much you take for granted in Ubuntu that's
> missing and needs to be installed compared with Ubuntu.  I guess Mint
> would be a good starting point for someone who wanted only to do basic
> things like internet, e-mail and word processing.  Anything more and I
> don't really see the advantage.  Nice distro though.
> Regards,                Barry.
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