Works out of the box, with full multimedia support and is extremely easy to use.
Community-driven. Users are encouraged to send feedback to the project so that their ideas can be used to improve Linux Mint.
Based on Debian and Ubuntu, it provides about 30,000 packages and one of the best software managers.
It's safe and reliable. Thanks to a conservative approach to software updates, a unique Update Manager and the robustness of its Linux architecture, Linux Mint requires very little maintenance (no regressions, no antivirus, no anti-spyware...etc).
Perhaps the most widely-used Linux distribution today, Mint has a powerful and elegant interface, stable core, and is incredibly easy-to-use. It is immune to almost all viruses and malware and provides regular updates and patches.
PC, Intel, AMD
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I installed this OS over the Windows 7 Starter edition on my wife's laptop. I really like the simplicity of the operating systems design. It is not too flashy, also not a resource hog. The OS loads tons faster than Windows ever did on the laptop.
Need a new program? no problem there, you will find plenty of free programs that are readily downloadable through the OS. You will find office programs that are compatible with the Microsoft office file types. Games, DVD burning/editing programs and many more all free.
Linux is customizable, if you want flashy it can be flashy. There are theme managers that can make your active desktop look just like Microsoft's or even Apple's with even more bells and whistles that are just a click away.
Some people say that you cannot set up this OS on older computers or with wireless devices, but that is not correct. It may take a bit to understand how to set these devices or computers up, but with the open community of...
i installed it first side by side with the old vista on my mid age computer. and it only used a fraction of a gig. 2 weeks later i made the choice and then reinstalled Linux mint and wiped clean the old huge vista off my computer and now only use Linux. I can not say enough about the speed of Linux and so incredible amount of free programs to use.
I bought this because I didn't have access to download it due to no high speed internet in my area. If you have internet then realize that Linux is a free operating system.
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