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MX Linux just hit 2nd place on Distrowatch ...

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MX Linux just hit 2nd place on Distrowatch ...

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Post by Eggnog » Sun Dec 30, 2018 8:46 pm

... in the 6 months data span. Yeah, it doesn't mean all that much because it just measures page hits, but the comments in the MX section are really good as well. The distro is good, people are looking at it and commenting favorably. All is well.

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Re: MX Linux just hit 2nd place on Distrowatch ...

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Post by handy » Sun Dec 30, 2018 9:06 pm

I love it. A non-systemd init distro, that will likely end up taking first place away from Manjaro on Distrowatch... :)
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Re: MX Linux just hit 2nd place on Distrowatch ...

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Post by Mauser » Sun Dec 30, 2018 10:24 pm

Eggnog wrote:
Sun Dec 30, 2018 8:46 pm
... in the 6 months data span. Yeah, it doesn't mean all that much because it just measures page hits, but the comments in the MX section are really good as well. The distro is good, people are looking at it and commenting favorably. All is well.
It does for those who don't know that Distrowatch counts page hits which are most new to Linux.
I am command line illiterate. :confused:

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Post by Mauser » Sun Dec 30, 2018 10:25 pm

handy wrote:
Sun Dec 30, 2018 9:06 pm
I love it. A non-systemd init distro, that will likely end up taking first place away from Manjaro on Distrowatch... :)
I can't wait till it does. :p
I am command line illiterate. :confused:

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Re: MX Linux just hit 2nd place on Distrowatch ...

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Post by Eggnog » Sun Dec 30, 2018 11:52 pm

handy wrote:
Sun Dec 30, 2018 9:06 pm
I love it. A non-systemd init distro, that will likely end up taking first place away from Manjaro on Distrowatch... :)
It would be wonderful, but that's a long road ahead. You never know, though. MX is getting a lot of good coverage. People just have to try it, and they're hooked.

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Re: MX Linux just hit 2nd place on Distrowatch ...

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Post by handy » Mon Dec 31, 2018 12:15 am

Even though I said "that", I really don't think that it is necessarily a good thing to become #1. Fame often brings more trouble than its worth.
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Re: MX Linux just hit 2nd place on Distrowatch ...

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Post by asqwerth » Mon Dec 31, 2018 12:45 am

handy wrote:
Mon Dec 31, 2018 12:15 am
Even though I said "that", I really don't think that it is necessarily a good thing to become #1. Fame often brings more trouble than its worth.
I second that.
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Re: MX Linux just hit 2nd place on Distrowatch ...

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Post by manyroads » Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:30 am

I worry less about the distro performance from those lofty heights than I do what happens to the forums. I personally felt a severe degradation in manners, care, and technical savvy on the manjaro forums as the distro attracted 'notoriety'.
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Re: MX Linux just hit 2nd place on Distrowatch ...

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Post by richb » Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:35 am

manyroads wrote:
Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:30 am
I worry less about the distro performance from those lofty heights than I do what happens to the forums. I personally felt a severe degradation in manners, care, and technical savvy on the manjaro forums as the distro attracted 'notoriety'.
Users with less technical savvy is expected and the Forum is here for them. But i have also noticed that those with more technical savvy have also joined the Forum recently. And that is a plus for MX.

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Re: MX Linux just hit 2nd place on Distrowatch ...

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Post by manyroads » Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:39 am

You are a good man @richb. I appreciate your efforts in keeping us 'honest'.

Happy New Year! :celebrate:
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