I've setup a few Linux Mint installs for family and friends and I really like it! Especially the Cinnamon desktop release. Sensible defaults, easy to customize, and intuitive to use for new and old Linux users alike. Older hardware-friendly as well: I'm experiencing no problems running it on a circa-2013 Thinkpad.
To help with setup I created a config script: mint-after-install. It is ideally run after the first successful boot into the latest Linux Mint 20.3 Cinnamon Edition release.
How does it work?
- Connect to the internet.
sudo apt install git
git clone https://gitlab.com/dwarmstrong/mint-after-install.git
chmod u+x mint-after-install && sudo ./mint-after-install
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