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Netrunner: Ubuntu GNU/Linux Sans Mono

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Summary: Finally we have a Ubuntu-based distribution which does not encourage reliance on Microsoft's C#

Clemens Toennies has launched Netrunner, which is based on Linux Mint (Ubuntu derivative) and contains no Mono, as a matter of conscious choice.

“We stripped it from Mono, so it serves as a testcase for a functional Ubuntu without Mono.”
      --Netrunner's developer
Techrights happily recommends this distribution to those who were going to download Ubuntu anyway. "We stripped it from Mono," explains Toennies, "so it serves as a testcase for a functional Ubuntu without Mono. We added WINE for backwards compatibility instead.

"Also, we added some KDE apps for good measure like VLC and acetoneiso."

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