[conspire] Mint Linux - STAY AWAY, it's a buntu
rick at linuxmafia.com
Mon Oct 15 14:09:18 PDT 2007
Quoting Bruce Coston (jane_ikari at yahoo.com):
> Mint derives most of its code from Ubuntu so if your drives "just
> don't get along with Ubuntu" you've been warned! If your distro keeps
> wiping out partitions post-install you EARN a reputation.
Well, I continue to have perfectly fine luck with *buntu.
FWIW, I tend to lay out and format partitions with whatever is my
current choice of live CD (currently Sidux, a project started by
developers who left Kanotix en-masse) prior to doing an OS installation,
just out of habit and caution. If (like you) I were doing massively
multiboot installations, I'd be doubly careful to take that sort of
> I'm bringing simply MEPIS beta5 prior to 7 and recommend it highly.
Good. I'm glad Warren's effort isn't falling apart.
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