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

black_metallic_gnome_logo_by_anxadeviant

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 »