Would this be a safe place to go to for downloading Linux??

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21 Jun 2014, 3:03 pm

I'm going to stop recommending Mint to people, I had a NIGHTMARE with the XFCE edition of Maya on a friend's computer, then the LTS they released a couple of weeks later gave me similar problems.

Ubuntu 14.04 is really slick, but if you're running older hardware I strongly recommend getting Xubuntu instead. Yeah... it has the XFCE desktop, but you can customise it to look like Unity. 8)

Here's my RAADS-R score for anyone who gives a rat's ass about arbitrary numbers. Apparently I do. O_o
http://www.aspietests.org/raads/questio ... cale=en_GB


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21 Jun 2014, 4:11 pm

Yeah I don't like mint took away the mark all updates button in synaptic. I have also seen lxde customized to look like unity. I actually dual boot into a distro called lxle sometimes and it has a preconfigure lxde that is similar to unity in some respects but doesn't have all the online search in dash stuff.