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Linux Mint 18.3 “Mate” and Arch Linux

Linux Mint 18.3 "Mate" (64-bit)

Linux Mint targets the everyday user and puts the emphasis on an easy desktop experience. A pleasing combination of seamless operation and good design, along with a practical line-up of user-friendly applications, has kept Mint in the top spot on the DistroWatch page hit list for years. The Mate edition features the popular and practical Mate desktop, a modern continuation of the classic Gnome 2 code base. Highlights for version 18.3 include an improved Software Manager, expanded backup capabilities, and a more-configurable login screen.

Arch Linux (64-bit)

Arch Linux is a lean and powerful independent Linux with a loyal community of users who prefer Arch's close-to-the-system clarity over the cumbersome niceties of a GUI-based desktop Linux. The developers focus on "simplicity, minimalism, and code elegance." A bare-bones base system lets the user build and fine tune the operating environment with minimal bloat. Arch uses a rolling release system that allows it to provide "the latest stable versions of most software."

Infos

  1. Linux Mint: https://linuxmint.com/
  2. Linux Mint 18.3 "Mate" Release Notes: https://linuxmint.com/rel_sylvia_mate.php
  3. Linux Mint Installation Guide: https://linuxmint-installation-guide.readthedocs.io/en/latest/
  4. Arch Linux: https://www.archlinux.org/
  5. Arch Linux Forums: https://bbs.archlinux.org/
  6. Arch Linux Wiki: https://wiki.archlinux.org/

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