Peppermint OS Puts Its Pedal to the Metal

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http://www.linuxinsider.com – Linux aficionados gained a new option Monday, thanks to the release of Peppermint OS. Checking in at under 512 MB, Peppermint is a Linux-based operating system that's designed to be cloud/Web-centric, ready to use and "insanely fast," its makers said. As a fork of Lubuntu, the system is based on -- and compatible with -- Ubuntu 10.04 and its repositories. "I think that we have come to a crossroads in modern technology where consumers are becoming less and less afraid of trying new things in order to get exactly what they want," S (General)