dkd903 (1156359) writes "The Linux Mint team has decided to ditch Kubuntu for the Linux Mint 11 KDE edition due to the lack of performance and the amount of resources needed by the Kubuntu base. Linux Mint 11 KDE might be based on Debian instead." Link to Original Source
The reason that every major university maintains a department of
mathematics is that it's cheaper than institutionalizing all those people.