GOG.com to support Linux

Great news for gamers! GOG.com announced plans to support Linux: We’re initially going to be launching our Linux support on GOG.com with the full GOG.com treatment for Ubuntu and Mint. That means that right now, we’re hammering away at testing games on a variety of configurations, training up our teams on Linux-speak, and generally getting […]

Linux Mint 17 codenamed “Qiana”

Linux Mint 17 will be named “Qiana” and should be available at the end of May 2014. Qiana is pronounced kee-AHN-ah. It was the name of a fashion silk-like material, introduced in the 1970s and popular in the disco-era, when it was made into loud, shiny shirts with pointy collars.  The feminine name is of […]

MintBox 2 available in Europe

MintBox 2 is finally available in Europe and can be ordered directly from Amazon: Amazon.de: €599 Amazon.co.uk: £499 This is great news for European customers as they no longer need to order from Israel or from the USA, thus saving on customs and shipping. Note about stocks: Some of you already spotted it on Amazon. […]

The LMDE repository is down

Our main LMDE repository, debian.linuxmint.com, showed inconsistencies and a bottleneck on network connections so we took it offline. We don’t know yet whether this is the result of an increase in traffic after the 201403 release, whether it’s an attack, or whether it’s related to a hardware issue. Use the Software Sources tool to select […]

Linux Mint Debian 201403 released!

The team is proud to announce the release of LMDE 201403. Screenshots LMDE 201403 Cinnamon Edition LMDE 201403 MATE Edition Highlights Update Pack 8 Cinnamon 2.0 MATE 1.6 Latest Mint tools and improvements Support for EFI and GPT If you’re new to LMDE, welcome to Linux Mint Debian! Important links Known problems Changelog LMDE in […]

Linux Mint Debian 201403 RC released!

The team is proud to announce the release of LMDE 201403 RC. Screenshots LMDE 201403 Cinnamon Edition LMDE 201403 MATE Edition Highlights Update Pack 8 Cinnamon 2.0 MATE 1.6 Latest Mint tools and improvements Support for EFI and GPT If you’re new to LMDE, welcome to Linux Mint Debian! Important links Known problems Changelog LMDE […]

Monthly News – December 2013

Sponsorships: Linux Mint is proudly sponsored by: Gold Sponsors: Silver Sponsors: Bronze Sponsors: Community Sponsors: Alyx Biologicals B.V. Windows VPS Hosting +++ PDF Reader for Android +++ Caturix Computer Service Point GmbH Craig D M Hamilton deep64blue DRA MEDICAL fotokasten GmbH Inge Vabekk Jeramy Ross Johan Grip John Bayles Pianos Kristian S. Magician Matthew James […]

Monthly News – January 2014

Sponsorships: Linux Mint is proudly sponsored by: Gold Sponsors: Silver Sponsors: Bronze Sponsors: Community Sponsors: Alyx Biologicals B.V. Windows VPS Hosting +++ PDF Reader for Android +++ Caturix Cesar Alvarez Cesar Alvarez Craig D M Hamilton deep64blue DRA MEDICAL fotokasten GmbH Inge Vabekk Johan Grip John Bayles Pianos Kristian S. Martin del Mazo Nikolaj Petersen […]

LMDE Update Pack 8

Warnings Update Packs are for LMDE (Linux Mint Debian Edition) users only. If you are using a regular edition of Linux Mint, do not follow the instructions below and ignore this post. Introduction Update Pack 8 was released as the “latest” update pack today.  How to upgrade 1. Perform a system backup (otherwise you won’t […]

Install Ubuntu One client in Linux Mint 16/15/14/13/12/11/10/9

Install Ubuntu One Client in Linux Mint 16 Petra/15 Olivia/14 Nadia/13 Maya/12/11/10/9Ubuntu One helps you store, sync and share stuff. With both free and paid subscription levels, Ubuntu One helps you sync your files, share your work with others or work remotely, all with your Ubuntu computer. With suite of cloud services including storage, sync, […]

Install Linux Mint themes and icons in Ubuntu/its other derivatives (GTK + Xfce + Cinnamon)

Install Linux Mint theme and icons in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy/13.04 Raring/12.10 Quantal/12.04 Precise/its other derivatives (GTK + Xfce + Cinnamon)Linux Mint is a Linux distribution for desktop computers, based on Ubuntu. Linux Mint is aimed at being a “modern, elegant and comfortable operating system which is both powerful and easy to use.” Mint’s motto is “from […]

Linux Mint 16 “Petra” KDE released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 16 “Petra” KDE. Linux Mint 16 Petra KDE Edition KDE is a vibrant, innovative, advanced, modern looking and full-featured desktop environment. This edition features all the improvements from the latest Linux Mint release on top of KDE 4.11. New features at a glance: KDE […]

Linux Mint 16 “Petra” Xfce released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 16 “Petra” Xfce. Linux Mint 16 Petra Xfce Edition Xfce is a lightweight desktop environment which aims to be fast and low on system resources, while still being visually appealing and user friendly. This edition features all the improvements from the latest Linux Mint […]

Petra backports available in Linux Mint 13

Introduction The most significant improvements in Petra are being backported to Maya. Among other things, this gives Linux Mint 13 LTS users access to the following packages: MDM 1.4 Cinnamon 2.0 MATE 1.6 The latest versions of mintwelcome, mintstick, mintnanny, mintupload, mintupdate, mintinstall, mintsystem, mintmenu and mintdesktop. How to To enable the backports in Linux […]

Manipulate Images In Nautilus Or Nemo With `Image Tools` Extension

`Image Tools` is a handy extension for Nautilus or Nemo created by Lorenzo @ atareao.es, that lets you manipulate images from the Nautilus or Nemo context menu.The extension lets you perform the following actions:resize, rotate or flip images;convert images from/to bmp, gif, jpg, png and more;enhance images: change the brightness, color, contrast and sharpness;apply effects […]

Linux Mint 16 “Petra” Xfce RC released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 16 “Petra” Xfce RC. Linux Mint 16 Petra Xfce Edition Xfce is a lightweight desktop environment which aims to be fast and low on system resources, while still being visually appealing and user friendly. This edition features all the improvements from the latest Linux […]

Linux Mint 16 “Petra” KDE RC released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 16 “Petra” KDE RC. Linux Mint 16 Petra KDE Edition KDE is a vibrant, innovative, advanced, modern looking and full-featured desktop environment. This edition features all the improvements from the latest Linux Mint release on top of KDE 4.11. New features at a glance: […]

Monthly News – November 2013

Sponsorships: Linux Mint is proudly sponsored by: Gold Sponsors: Silver Sponsors: Bronze Sponsors: David Salvo Community Sponsors: Alyx Biologicals B.V. Windows VPS Hosting +++ PDF Reader for Android +++ Caturix Computer Service Point GmbH Craig D M Hamilton deep64blue DRA MEDICAL Evgeniy Lykov Evgeniy Lykov fotokasten GmbH Inge Vabekk Jeramy Ross Johan Grip Johan Grip […]

Linux Mint 16 OEM images available

The following OEM installation images are now available: Linux Mint 16 Cinnamon OEM 64-bit Linux Mint 16 MATE OEM 64-bit Reminder: OEM images are for computer vendors and manufacturers. They allow Linux Mint to be “pre-installed” on a machine which is then used by another person than the one who performed the installation. After an […]

Linux Mint 16 `Petra` Released [Screenshots]

Linux Mint 16 “Petra”, based on Ubuntu 13.10, was released recently and is available as usual in two editions: MATE and Cinnamon. Let’s take a look at what’s new.Linux Mint 16 “Petra”Changes shared between the two main Linux Mint editions: Cinnamon and MATE.MDM, the default Linux Mint display manager has received drastic speed improvements, NumLock […]