I have installed Gnome, KDE, MATE, Xfce, and LXDE versions. Here are some comments, advice, and screenshots.
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Another release in the Makulu Linux family, this the with the KDE desktop to join the Xfce desktop released a couple of weeks ago.
Release candidates are out for Mint with the "other two" desktops. Here is a brief look at each of them, and some information about alternate kernel management in Linux Mint.
I install four different desktops: Gnome, KDE, Cinnamon and Xfce.
I have installed all four versions (Cinnamon, MATE, KDE and Xfce) of Linux Mint 16 on different hardware, here are a few notes and comments about it.
Two Linux distributions (Xfce and KDE), based on Debian Testing, with LMDE extras.
Linux Mint 14 is now available to download free of charge, providing a potential alternative to enthusiasts who like the Ubuntu distribution, but dislike the Unity interface.
The updated distribution shows steady improvements, package updates and more flexibility in desktops, catering easily for fans of Cinnamon, MATE, Xfce and Gnome.
The KDE and Xfce variants of the recently updated Linux Mint desktop operating system could well arrive within a matter of weeks, according to project leader Clement Lefebvre
The PC desktop has made significant strides, thanks in no small measure to open source and Linux, says Jack Wallen
A few weeks ago, when Linux Mint Debian Edition Update Pack 4 was released, Clement Lefebvre said that a new set of ISO images including the latest update would be available "in the coming days/weeks". Today he made good on that, with the release of LMDE 201204, with both Gnome and Xfce versions.
If you like Unity, Ubuntu Linux's unique GNOME-based desktop, you're going to love Canonical's Ubuntu 12.04, Precise Pangolin.
The operating system is based on the popular Linux distribution Ubuntu 11.10, and comes with a set of hacker-friendly tools
In terms of sheer user-friendliness, Linux Mint 12 Lisa has nosed ahead of other desktop operating systems, says Jack Wallen
Linux Mint's recent climb to the top of the DistroWatch rankings and strong reactions to Ubuntu's Unity shell have led to speculation that Ubuntu's glory days could be over. We examine these two popular distros to see where they came from, where they stand and where they may be headed.
Certain well-known software and hardware products simply aren't very good — in fact some are barely usable, says Jack Wallen
Can a back to the past Linux desktop win more fans than GNOME 3.x, KDE 4.x, or Ubuntu's Unity or HUD? I think so.
Following on the heels of changing its interface from the GNOME 3.x shell to Unity, Ubuntu is proposing a new, radical change to the desktop Linux interface: Head-Up Display.
Thanks to a number of real improvements, the latest release of the Ubuntu operating system has put earlier disappointments behind it, says Jack Wallen
A few basic facts could be all that stands between a novice user enjoying the Linux operating system and a very bumpy ride, says Jack Wallen