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Old 11. Jan 2017, 12:04 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi anyone using Makulu ? I just had a look at the lindoz distro must say it is very easy to customize .
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This is beta software so you won't get much accurate feedback until after it goes final.

I used the former KDE version for a while which I believe is now abandoned. It was great initially and then suffered the same fate as many other rolling releases in that it became unstable after an update so I dumped it.

Dedoimedo was not impressed either.
http://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/m...nux-6-kde.html
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A score of 3/10 was not good at all . Now everything seems to be abounded except the lindoz one
Sad in may ways as you say so many fall by the wayside . So any recommendations ?
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So any recommendations ?
This is difficult because the reasons for liking a particular distro are very individual and so many DE's to choose from too.

I think Mint is favorite for Cinnamon and MX-16 or Chalet OS for Xfce. I don't like KDE Plasma at all but there are still plenty of excellent KDE 4 versions in development such as PCLinux OS.

Zorin and Deepin are both good and very different and more different still is Q4 OS.

These would be my picks if I was recommending a diverse selection for someone to try although Deepin does not have a live version.
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Have you looked at latest XFCE beta by LinuxMint?
As someone noted (on a Youtube maybe), with such a good looking and speedy distro you wonder why they bother with Cinnamon.
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Have you looked at latest XFCE beta by LinuxMint?
As someone noted (on a Youtube maybe), with such a good looking and speedy distro you wonder why they bother with Cinnamon.
As myself and others have stated in other threads, there will always be a fan base for whichever DE's are available. This is why you see community distributions for say Budgie and Deepin DE's.

Cinnamon scores because it looks a bit more smart out of the box but IMO Xfce scores on speed and customization.

I'm very happy with MX-16 so I don't see much point in trying Mint Xfce.

This article looks at both albeit the last versions but also some useful comments about the Xfce desktop.

http://www.ocsmag.com/2016/12/12/bes...istro-of-2016/
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Cinnamon scores because it looks a bit more smart out of the box but IMO Xfce scores on speed and customization.
I feel the same.
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