Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” Xfce RC released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” Xfce RC. Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Xfce Edition Linux Mint 17.1 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable […]

Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” KDE RC released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” KDE RC. Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca KDE Edition Linux Mint 17.1 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable […]

Get A Global Menu In MATE 1.8 With TopMenu (PPA For Ubuntu And Linux Mint)

One of the most requested MATE features is the addition of a global menu applet. However, such an applet (called TopMenu) already exists, though it’s not available in any PPA and that prevents many Ubuntu / Linux Mint users from installing it.To make it easier to install, I’ve packed TopMenu in a PPA for Ubuntu […]

Monthly News – November 2014

News: The release of the Cinnamon and MATE editions of Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” were very well received. We were excited to unveil what we had worked on since the previous release and continuing to work on the same package base was a breeze. It was fun also to see people upgrade to 17.1 with […]

High traffic on the package repositories

Our main repository packages.linuxmint.com isn’t currently able to serve connections to everybody. This can result in errors, timeouts and delays in apt-get, and in your update manager. Please switch to a mirror while we fix this situation: From the menu, open “Software Sources” (or type “mintsources” in a terminal) Type your password Click on the […]

Linux Mint 17.1 OEM images available

The following OEM installation images are now available: Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon OEM 64-bit Linux Mint 17.1 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 […]

How to upgrade from Linux Mint 17 to 17.1

It is now possible to upgrade the Cinnamon and MATE editions of Linux Mint 17 to version 17.1. If you’ve been waiting for this I’d like to thank you for your patience. Upgrade for a reason “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”. You might want to upgrade to 17.1 because some bug that annoys […]

Linux Mint 17.1 Code Named “Rebecca” Released

Linux Mint team announced the latest release of Linux Mint 17.1 code-named “Rebecca”, it is updated version based on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS and Linux Mint 17.1 now features Cinnamon 2.4/Mate 1.8, MDM 1.8, a Linux kernel 3.13 and an Ubuntu 14.04 package base. “The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17.1 […]

Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” Cinnamon released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” Cinnamon. Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Cinnamon Edition Linux Mint 17.1 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to […]

Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” MATE released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” MATE. Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca MATE Edition Linux Mint 17.1 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to […]

Linux Mint 17.1 `Rebecca` Available For Download

Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” has been released and is available as usual in two main editions: MATE and Cinnamon. Let’s take a look at what’s new!Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca is a long term support release, based on Ubuntu 14.04 (just like Linux Mint 17), which will be supported until 2019.Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca”: changes shared […]

Just a few more days before 17.1

The ISO images for the Cinnamon and MATE editions of Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” just passed QA testing and were approved for a stable release. This release should go public in the coming days. If you are running Linux Mint 17.1 RC, you do not need to wait for the stable release, and you do […]

Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” Cinnamon RC released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” Cinnamon RC. Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Cinnamon Edition Linux Mint 17.1 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable […]

Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” MATE RC released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” MATE RC. Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca MATE Edition Linux Mint 17.1 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable […]

Monthly News – October 2014

News: The Cinnamon and MATE editions of Linux Mint 17.1 ‘Rebecca’ passed quality testing and were approved for an RC release. They should become available at the end of this week. The MATE edition sports out of the box support for the Compiz window-manager (which comes pre-installed, pre-configured and which you can switch to with […]

Cinnamon 2.4 Brings A Smoother Experience, Improved Settings

Cinnamon 2.4 was released recently and it comes with improved settings, a redesigned toolbar for Nemo along with various other changes which bring a smoother overall experience.For Cinnamon 2.4, the developers tried to make the desktop more responsive and smoother. To achieve this, about 30 memory leaks were fixed, CJS was rebased on a newer […]

Cinnamon 2.4 available for beta-testing in Linux Mint 17

A brand new version of Cinnamon is out and it will be featured in the upcoming release of Linux Mint 17.1 at the end of the month. For a quick look at its new features, please read the official announcement: Cinnamon 2.4 In the next two weeks we’ll be using your feedback to improve Cinnamon […]

Folder Color Gets Caja And Nemo File Managers Support, Other Changes

Folder Color is a file manager extension that allows you to easily change folders  icon color, useful for instance to organize your folders, make some important folder stand out, etc.The latest Folder Color, which already supported Nautilus, adds support for Caja (the default MATE file manager) and Nemo (the default Cinnamon file manager):Folder Color for […]

Monthly News – September 2014

News: A big thanks to all the people who donate to Linux Mint, and to our sponsors. You help us move forward and focus on the important things without worrying about income or commercial aspects. Many thanks to all the people who help us in other ways as well. Whether it’s users helping newcomers on […]

Monthly News – July 2014

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