The snowflake community seems to have invaded almost everything at this point. Funny how hypocritical they are.
As for Linux Mint, I personally prefer it over regular Ubuntu but I don't disagree with the article or your points. I think Linux in general could benefit from less duplication of effort and more collaboration.
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