5 Things I Would Miss in Linux Mint

30 07 2009

mintbubbleSo after my last post, I figured it would be interesting to ask myself, “what would I miss in Linux Mint?” if I were to go back to Windows Vista today.  I came up with 5 nontrivial things.

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6 Things I Miss About Windows Vista in Linux

27 07 2009

missvistaAs I go through the daily grind on my trusty Thinkpad,  I once in a while notice quirks in Linux Mint / Ubuntu that makes me miss certain small but important conveniences from Windows Vista.  I’ve been taking notes, and here’s my list.

update: thanks to some wonderful tips below, my list has quickly gone down to 3 in the last 24 hours.

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Liking the GNOME interface

20 06 2009


I’m not even sure if the title of this post is accurate.  There’s so many things that contribute to the interface of the default desktop for Linux Mint — from GNOME to Nautilius and Compiz — that I won’t bother dissecting what each component does.  What I will say is that the interface is great!  Here are my key reasons why: Read the rest of this entry »