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Linux Mint Debian Edition LMDE Review

Linux Mint Debian Edition LMDE Review | I have decided to give Linux Mint Debian Edition a go on my main desktop! Here is my quick minty-fresh brushed metal review. LMDE is Debian testing ever so slightly fine-tuned for the desktop. Elegance is the most apt (pun intended) word to describe LMDE. LMDE is 100% Debian compatible (uses regular Debian repositories), but

Select Fastest Debian Mirror for apt-get

Select Fastest Debian Mirror for apt-get | With Debian you can easily auto-detect the fastest mirror for apt-get! First install this package: $ sudo apt-get install netselect-apt Then run the following, adjusting for your desired version. I’m using LMDE, so I’m going to run: $ sudo netselect-apt testing Other examples: sudo netselect-apt [stable|testing|unstable|experimental|release_codename|sid] This will query various debian mirrors then leave a