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    For LTS users.

    You have until May 9th to switch or get what you need done.
    http://www.iloveubuntu.net/may-9th-2...top-and-ubuntu

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    Re: For LTS users.

    *hmph* Guess I'll be trying Mint sooner, rather than later, then.

    Thanks for the heads up.

    Jim

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    Re: For LTS users.

    Quote Originally Posted by JSeymour View Post
    *hmph* Guess I'll be trying Mint sooner, rather than later, then.

    Thanks for the heads up.

    Jim
    Cinnamon version?

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    Re: For LTS users.

    Quote Originally Posted by pinballwizard View Post
    Cinnamon version?
    Just signed-up over at their forums and starting research now. Was thinking Mate, as I'm not looking for a new desktop experience at this time.

    Jim

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    Re: For LTS users.

    Quote Originally Posted by JSeymour View Post
    Mate
    is great. As fast as Xfce and easier to configure. That's what Gnome should have become instead of an abomination it is now.

    If by any chance anyone from the MATE team is reading this: you guys did a superb job! Kudos!

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    Re: For LTS users.

    Quote Originally Posted by prodigy_ View Post
    is great. As fast as Xfce and easier to configure. That's what Gnome should have become instead of an abomination it is now.
    Mmmmm... speed of Xfce and looks of Gnome? I'd be in heaven!

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    Re: For LTS users.

    Quote Originally Posted by JSeymour View Post
    Just signed-up over at their forums and starting research now. Was thinking Mate, as I'm not looking for a new desktop experience at this time.
    I already do that for my HP laptop. I have to say among these DEs I've tried, KDE, GNOME3, Enlightment, Cinammon, Openbox, I like MATE the best. I confess that I am an old-style guy who really don't like the tablet concept of DE (Gnome3), therefore I choose to use MATE if I stick with Ubuntu12.04 LTS.

    I don't know why but my working desktop is slow with KDE (openSuse), and my old ASUS laptop is no working fine with Enlightment but great with Openbox(Crunchbang). I will try installing MATE on my old laptop/Debian based distro.

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    Re: For LTS users.

    stuck in the past i gather, eh, jseymour
    i think i saw you driving down my block the other day in your 1955 plymouth savoy

    oh, well, as the old cliche goes: you can lead a horse to the water but you can't make him drink...

    even cinnamon is too radical for you...wow...anyway, good luck with your linux mint mate....
    Last edited by craig10x; April 1st, 2013 at 04:42 PM.

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    Re: For LTS users.

    The trouble with people is that they don't always know what they're talking about.

    32-bit Wine works fine on 64-bit Linux.

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    Re: For LTS users.

    Quote Originally Posted by 3rdalbum View Post
    The trouble with people is that they don't always know what they're talking about.

    32-bit Wine works fine on 64-bit Linux.
    I thought it might, but it seems to me I've more often seen people complaining of problems with 64-bit environments than 32-bit ones, so I took the easy way out

    Jim

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