It’s been more than 6 months since this post and I’ve learned a bit more so an update is needed. Linux Mint 17.3 is a Linux distro which is built upon the foundation described below called Ubuntu.
The coders kept everything that was working well with Ubuntu and, in my opinion, have created the most user friendly for the non-geek Linux distro yet.
The timing is right too as I read the headlines and see this mass assault by Microsoft, forcing people to upgrade.
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