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+ - Why Linux Mint 17.1 Missed It's Mark-> 1

Submitted by NeoGeo64
NeoGeo64 writes: From memory leaks to general glitchiness, Linux Mint 17.1 isn't quite up to par with previous releases. Why is this? In the following story, one techie attempts to discover why. What do you all think? Have any of you experienced memory leaks or other strange bugs in Mint 17.1?
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Comment: Obligatory Joke (Score -1) 60

by NeoGeo64 (#48876063) Attached to: The Untold Story of the Invention of the Game Cartridge
[Insert joke containing sexual innuendo about blowing into NES cartridge here] Seriously, though, without cartridges we would have been using casettes or vinyl. Imagine Playing FF7 on 30 vinyl records. Has anyone actually successfully used vinyl to store data? I wonder how many MB one record could hold!

Comment: AMD Driver + Linux Mint 17.1 = HUGE Memory Leak (Score 0) 136

by NeoGeo64 (#48728561) Attached to: AMD Catalyst Linux Driver Catching Up To and Beating Windows
I run Linux Mint 17.1 and tried using the AMD driver for my AMD Radeon 7570. It caused a huge memory leak. I am again using the X.org drivers. They don't perform as well for 3D but it's all that's available to me. I am bummed out, too. The AMD drivers looked promising and I was getting much improved frame rates in Nexuiz. Like, from 20FPS to 65FPS kind of improvement. I really wish that memory leak would get fixed.
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Journal: Switching to Linux only!

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So, I've got my Linux box up and running now. I'm running Mint 17.1 only - there is no Microsoft on my computer. Feels really nice to have a better, free alternative to Windows.

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