[lug] Ars Technica : Linux Mint 18 Review

Tyler Cipriani tyler at tylercipriani.com
Thu Aug 4 10:16:24 MDT 2016

On 16-08-04 06:18:54, Robert Racansky wrote:
>Mint 18 remains my recommendation both for anyone who's new to Linux
>as well as seasoned Linux users who want a desktop that just works and
>gets out of the way. Thanks to its incremental development approach,
>its dedication to evolving features slowly, and its development of
>power user features and configuration options, Mint manages to serve
>both newcomers and Linux power users well.

Caveat Emptor: there has been quite a bit of controversy surrounding the
security/packaging/freedom-restricting practices of Linux Mint this

I don't follow Mint, really, so I'm unclear what (if anything) has been

-- Tyler

[0]. https://lwn.net/Articles/676664/

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