Something NewI have been contemplating re-installing my main OS. Currently I'm running Mint ( 14 - Cinnamon) and Windows 7. I have always wanted to install Gentoo , but I just can't bring myself to doing it, everything I read suggests it will take hours upon hours to install. Then there's the maintenance, apparently everything is compiled at install time, which can increase installation times.
I have been looking at Arch Linux , and I think this provides a good middle ground. You get to build a system running only what you configure and install, but it seems easier and less daunting that a full Gentoo install.
After 2 hours of work, here is what I have:
(It still needs a lot of work, this is simply the stock xfce, with chromium installed)