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____/ Sinister Midget on Wednesday 30 Nov 2011 01:16 : \____
> On 2011-11-29, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> claimed:
>> ____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Tuesday 29 Nov 2011 02:38 : \____
>>> Sinister Midget wrote this copyrighted missive and expects royalties:
>>>> I downloaded the latest Debian-based release and installed it
>>>> yesterday. The last time I installed the Debian-baed version it worked
>>>> great. This one crashed once while I was using it, and again while I
>>>> was asleep. It crashed again today while I was using it at work.
>>>> Supposedly someone among those I named above said there were reports of
>>>> crashing by others on forums. I don't have any first hand knowledge of
>>>> those complaints, though.
>>>> I don't know what this is, but I hope it's fixed soon. I've liked Mint
>>>> for a long time. The last one was stable as hell for me. But I'd hate
>>>> to have to stop liking it for not being able to use it.
>>> Need to read dmesg or Xorg.log.0.
>> Mint 10 was a very solid release, based on another which was very solid
>> (LTS). Why not just stick to those for a while longer?
> The thing is, I downloaded the Debian-based one. It's a rolling
> release. It should be in good shape and (hopefully) not introduce any
> bugs as it goes that don't get fixed quickly.
> I used Mint 11 and it worked good for me. The LXDE release sucked in
> some ways, but it worked perfectly fine for most uses. The Gnome
> version was solid for awhile before I installed what I have now.
> I'm going to stick with what I have now for awhile. I'm determined to
> eventually find what's crashing and see if something can be done about
Ubuntu 10.04 and its relatives work very well and will continue to work until 2013.
If it's not broken, why upgrade spuriously? :-)
~~ Best of wishes
Dr. Roy S. Schestowitz, Research Fellow
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