I've setup a few Linux Mint installs for family, friends, and myself. 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.
I created a python-powered personal setup tool: MintyFresh. It is ideally run after the first successful boot into the latest Linux Mint 21 "Vanessa" release.
main.py -h for options.
- Upgrade system
- Install extra console and desktop packages
- Install from a list of packages (More: Generate a list of installed deb packages)
- Auto-remove obsolete kernels and dependencies
- Use zram for swap
- Sudo without a password for
How does it work?
sudo apt update; sudo apt install git
git clone https://gitlab.com/dwarmstrong/mintyfresh.git
sudo ./main.py <your_username>
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