One of the neatest features about using Linux for everyday computing are the endless choices that are available.
For years, Ubuntu was considered the “top distro” for most people. Recently however, I’ve seen indications that this is no longer the case. Arch Linux is gaining new users faster than ever. And for those who want a more “predefined experience,” Linux Mint is catering to an ever-growing audience as well. Mint’s not really my distro of choice. However, pretending that it’s not a real contender when compared to other distros is nonsense. Linux Mint has become a big time player.
Recently I revisited Linux Mint and dug in deep to offer an in-depth look at whether or not this is genuinely a true Ubuntu alternative. My findings weren’t as black and white as I thought they would be. (Read the rest at Datamation)