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Offline Pinguy

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Re: Linux Mint Goes Debian
« Reply #15 on: September 10, 2010, 01:52:22 pm »
Well I am not the Dev but they decided to write a installer from scratch, they did not use Debian's installer due to it not being as user friendly. As to not using Ubiquity I would think it would be more of a pain to port it to Debian that write there own from scratch.

See I don't think that was the issue. The latest beta release of Aurora (formerly EEEbuntu) is now built on Debian as well and it uses the good old Ubuntu-like installer still...

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Re: Linux Mint Goes Debian
« Reply #16 on: September 19, 2010, 07:44:25 pm »

Perhaps Mint and Aurora should hop in bed and swap some code. :)

On a side note, I see Sidux has been resurrected as Aptosid.  I don't know what all that was about but I personally think the name "Sidux" was much cooler.