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Freespire 6.0 released

Post by tlmiller » Tue Feb 11, 2020 2:03 pm

Fore more, see the official announcement.

I'm actually playing around with this in a VM at work. I may not want to be here today.

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Re: Freespire 6.0 released

Post by tlmiller » Tue Feb 11, 2020 2:29 pm

Well, it does work just fine. I see no real reason to use it over Ubuntu Mate given it's based on 18.04 the same, and includes nothing of note that isn't available in Ubuntu Mate except the Freespire configuration, which isn't even all that great IMO. Still, I kept the resources rather limited and it ran great in the VM, so it does accomplish what it's designed for, it runs well on lower resource machines.

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Re: Freespire 6.0 released

Post by crosscourt » Wed Feb 12, 2020 5:11 pm

I havent tried Freespire to be honest even though Ive used it in the past.
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Re: Freespire 6.0 released

Post by tlmiller » Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:04 pm

Unless you're desperate for the Freespire look, it can be skipped. It's really nothing but a new theme to Ubuntu Mate.

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Re: Freespire 6.0 released

Post by crosscourt » Thu Feb 13, 2020 1:20 am

Mate has so many themes such as the Redmond one I use.
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Re: Freespire 6.0 released

Post by crosscourt » Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:12 pm

I like Mate but Mint so far is my favorite overall.
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