linuxlite gnu/linux distro pros and cons

linuxlite 3.8 gnu/linux distro pros and cons

pros

  • it boots into a gui from iso (you can then click install to hd)
  • the 64bit version works even on a Pentium Dual Core T4200 2Ghz
  • it works as a vm in virtualbox or vmware
  • it has aptitude and synaptic preinstalled
  • it has vi (yes there are some distros that dont)
  • its based on a LTS ubuntu (16.04)
  • it takes the best of LX (lightdm, lxterm) and XFCE (other apps)

cons

  • points to US repos
  • proprietary repos are enabled
  • dev repos are enabled
  • install log msg timestamps are in a US timezone even when you install it in the UK
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