[clue] impressions on mint12?

Dennis J Perkins dennisjperkins at comcast.net
Thu Dec 1 21:45:40 MST 2011

I like Arch.  I've been using it for about 3 years.  Maybe I'll do a talk on 
it someday.

On Thursday, December 01, 2011 08:42:55 AM Mike Bean wrote:
> I did take the plunge.  A couple upgrade misadventures, but otherwise, I
> think I like Mint12.   I like the idea of the gnome shell extensions and
> that you can disable them if you don't want them.   Maybe it's just my
> laptop, but it's MUCH happier if I just stay the @#$@#$@#$ away from the
> nvidia driver.
> Honestly, I just need to figure out a way to make external backups of a
> MariaDB database, and I think Mint will be likely to be my distro of choice
> for the foreseeable future.
> Although I am consistent curious about Magia, Arch, and Fedora.
> On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 11:21 PM, David L. Anselmi 
<anselmi at anselmi.us>wrote:
> > Mike Bean wrote:
> > > I'm working on installing 12 on my main computer.  So far I see no
> > > reason to believe the proprietary nvidia driver isn't just plain
> > > junk.  System seems to just plain MUCH happier on FOSS drivers.
> > 
> > nv is FOSS.  But they've redone something so it's not supported anymore.
> > 
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