Ubuntu Alternative : Get Linux Mint

Linux Mint – a yet another Linux distro based on Ubuntu has made a fourth release last month, Daryna.

Originally started as no more than Ubuntu-distro preinstalled with proprietary multimedia codecs, Linux Mint now focussed on providing user-friendly Linux distribution complete with customizable desktop which achieved through its unique configuration tools.


The latest release Daryna, is based on Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon, and compatible with Gutsy repositories, meaning that you can receive (security) updates release from Ubuntu team for your installation.

Another Linux Mint area of focus is making everything works out from the box including Wifi and various multimedia file format which uses proprietary codecs.

Currently Linux Mint Daryna is available on 3 different download version :- Main, Light and KDE Community Edition. Linux Mint is only currently available for 32bit PC platform only.