It slows my system way down, it breaks my desktop, it makes the browser work very poorly, and it requires me to force the computer to shut down and reboot now and then.

It also appears to boot quickly but it is mostly faking it.


  1. #1 gruebait
    March 20, 2012

    When I first saw Unity, and all that crap on the desktop, I immediately aimed wget at an iso from

  2. #2 gruebait
    March 20, 2012

    oops oops I I didn’t didn’t mean mean to to do do one one of of them them

  3. #3 Roland
    March 21, 2012

    You don’t necessarily have to dump a good OS just because it has a bad GUI. ‘sudo apt-get install xfce4’ or similar. Logout and choose the new GUI at the login prompt.

  4. #4 Aleks
    March 22, 2012

    You can do in-place upgrade from Ubuntu to Mint