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 […]

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 […]

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

Sponsorships: Linux Mint is proudly sponsored by: Gold Sponsors: Silver Sponsors: Bronze Sponsors: Community Sponsors: Alyx Biologicals B.V. Windows VPS Hosting Sam Torno Caturix Cesar Alvarez Charles Rivers Clare Florist Clare Florist Craig D M Hamilton Evgeniy Lykov fotokasten GmbH John Bayles Pianos Marcus Seidler Martin del Mazo Nikolaj Petersen Sascha Reinsch SEER Interactive sefcom […]

Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” Xfce released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” Xfce. Linux Mint 17 Qiana Xfce Edition Linux Mint 17 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 “Qiana” Cinnamon released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” Cinnamon. Linux Mint 17 Qiana Cinnamon Edition Linux Mint 17 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 “Qiana” MATE released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” MATE. Linux Mint 17 Qiana MATE Edition Linux Mint 17 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 […]

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 […]