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The Perfect Desktop - Linux Mint 17 (Qiana)

The Perfect Desktop - Linux Mint 17 (Qiana)

This tutorial shows how you can set up a Linux Mint 17 (Qiana) desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e.that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a securesystem without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge. Linux Mint 17 is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu that has lots of packages in its repositories (like multimedia codecs, Adobe Flash, Adobe Reader, Skype,Google Earth, etc.) that are relatively hard to install on other distributions; it therefore provides a user-friendly desktop experience even for Linux newbies.

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  • Terry Said:

    Force pae, Why should I have to when Debian is around? It stinks for the guys with older processors that want to try some of the newer linux oses like Mint. I used to use Mint exclusivly but not any more forget Clem and any donations from me anymore.

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