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____/ JeffM on Sunday 10 Jul 2011 19:48 : \____
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>A quick look at Linux Mint LXDE 11
> Note that this is still an RC.
> Putting that sort of thing in the title would be apt, authors.
> The dude needs a spellchecker
> :any permenent changes
> and a proofreader
> :media players (with all the codes you are likely to need)
> :I did notice some small issues with the release candidate though.
> :First, the lxdm login manager uses white text on a light grey
> :This is hard to read,
> ...the kind of thing that is especially hard on aging eyes.
> :and should probably be replaced with black text in the final release.
> Yeah, Kendall and Clem, you whippersnappers.
> He doesn't specifically mention
> that the LXDE spin is still based on Ubuntu
> (while the Mint Xfce edition has committed to a Debian base
> and a rolling release).
> :The only thing missing is an office suite like Libre/Open Office,
> :although AbiWord and Gnumeric are available.
> However, unlike e.g. antiX, which no longer fits on a 700MB CD,
> at ~687MB, you can still use your old optical media to burn this.
The author comes from a very Microsoft-flavoured background. But he seems keen on learning.
~~ Best of wishes
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