Comparison Ubuntu 10.4 Linux-Mint 9



Ubuntu Linux Mint
Alternate CD & Desktop CD Desktop CD & DVD

Default Applications

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Ubuntu Linux Mint
Browser Firefox Firefox
Instant Messaging Empathy no otr Pidgin pidgin-otr not installed
Mail Evolution Thunderbird
Microblogging Gwibber Gwibber
Bittorrent Transmission Transmission

Sound & Video

Ubuntu Linux Mint
Mediaplayer Movie Player, Rhythmbox GNOME MPlayer, Movie Player, gstreamer
Burn Brasero Brasero

Packages: update & install


sudo aptitude update
sudo aptitude full-upgrade
sudo aptitude install ubuntu-restricted-extras ffmpeg id3v2 mp3wrap mplayer-gui soundconverter streamripper vlc vorbis-tools xine-ui xine-console libxine1-all-plugins gimp giver pidgin pidgin-otr pidgin-facebookchat



Linux Mint

sudo aptitude update
sudo aptitude full-upgrade
sudo aptitude install id3v2 soundconverter streamripper vorbis-tools xine-ui xine-console libxine1-all-plugins vim
sudo reboot

sudo aptitude install also installs packages marked for installation during installation:
bsh casper flegita gparted libdebian-installer4 libjline-java libmoon lupin-casper mint-meta-gnome mint-meta-main moonlight-plugin-core moonlight-plugin-mozilla samba sun-java6-bin sun-java6-jre sun-java6-plugin ubiquity ubiquity-casper ubiquity-frontend-gtk ubiquity-slideshow-mint-main ubiquity-ubuntu-artwork unixodbc user-setup

Remark: Had problems with transfering Firefox-profiles



Ubuntu Linux Mint
access Icon in Panel, System > Help and Support from login-popup
community Local language support Linux Mint Forums

Language Support

Ubuntu Linux Mint
postinstall System > Administration > Language Support
The language support is not installed completely
already installed english (selected during installation)


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