Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” MATE released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” MATE Edition. Linux Mint 18 Sarah MATE Edition Linux Mint 18 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2021. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable […]

Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” Cinnamon released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” Cinnamon Edition. Linux Mint 18 Sarah Cinnamon Edition Linux Mint 18 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2021. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable […]

Monthly News – June 2016

News The Cinnamon and MATE editions of Linux Mint 18 will be announced this week. They successfully passed QA (quality testing) yesterday and they’re on their way towards a stable release. I’d like to thank all the people who participated in testing the BETA. Your feedback helped us a lot: 1229 comments were processed, 64 […]

Changes to password policies

In reaction to the recent attacks on Linux Mint, many measures were taken to reduce the risk of future intrusions, but we also worked on the eventuality of being hacked again. In particular, additional measures were taken to detect issues faster, to reduce their impact and to recover from them more efficiently. Today, we’re implementing […]

Beware of hacked ISOs if you downloaded Linux Mint on February 20th!

I’m sorry I have to come with bad news. We were exposed to an intrusion today. It was brief and it shouldn’t impact many people, but if it impacts you, it’s very important you read the information below. What happened? Hackers made a modified Linux Mint ISO, with a backdoor in it, and managed to […]

Monthly News – January 2016

News Donations Hello everyone! Before I start with the news, I’d like to share a few words about the donations we received in December. You sent us an unprecedented number of donations for an all-time high total of $16,736! We had to check the stats twice to make sure this wasn’t a mistake. This follows […]

Linux Mint 17.3 “Rosa” KDE – BETA Release

This is the BETA release for Linux Mint 17.3 “Rosa” KDE Edition. Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa KDE Edition Linux Mint 17.3 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 use. New […]

Linux Mint 17.3 “Rosa” Xfce – BETA Release

This is the BETA release for Linux Mint 17.3 “Rosa” Xfce Edition. Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa Xfce Edition Linux Mint 17.3 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 use. New […]

Linux Mint 17.3 OEM images available

The following OEM installation images are now available: Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon OEM 64-bit Linux Mint 17.3 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 […]

Monthly News – November 2015

News Our apologies for posting these news so late. Since the website and forums went down, we’ve been hit by two new server issues. Two of our repository servers lost their hard drives. That’s a total of 3 servers going down in just a few weeks.  This time around we had full backups though and […]

Monthly News – September 2015

News We’ve a lot of news this month. Before getting started and talking about what we’ve been working on, I’d like to thank all the people who helped us. More than 300 people donate to us every month and more so than the financial support this gives us, it’s also a sign of appreciation and […]

Linux Mint 17.3 codenamed ‘Rosa’

The third and last 17.x point release will be Linux Mint 17.3 codename ‘Rosa’. Rosa is a classic vintage Italian, Spanish and Portuguese name. The meaning of the name Rosa is: Rose. Used as a sign of love and compassion, the rose is also the symbol of England. In 1545, Ronsard writes one of the […]

Monthly News – August 2015

News All editions for Linux Mint 17.2 were released and the team is now fully focused on development again. Cinnamon was the first project to receive attention. Its power applet now shows vendor and model information, box pointers look better, and multi-monitor support was further improved: When switching workspaces, the workspace name now appears on […]

Linux Mint 17.2 “Rafaela” KDE released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17.2 “Rafaela” KDE. Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela KDE Edition Linux Mint 17.2 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 17.2 OEM images available

The following OEM installation images are now available: Linux Mint 17.2 Cinnamon OEM 64-bit Linux Mint 17.2 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 […]

Upgrade path from 17 and 17.1 to 17.2 now open for all editions

The upgrade path from Linux Mint 17 and 17.1 to Linux Mint 17.2 is now open for all editions (Cinnamon, MATE, KDE and Xfce).
Instructions on how to perform this upgrade are available at http://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=2871

Monthly News – July 2015

July was all about the releases, a lot of testing and bug fixing The Cinnamon and MATE editions of Linux Mint 17.2 were released and users of these editions were able to upgrade from Linux Mint 17 and 17.1. Everything went well and the reception was very good. It was a real pleasure for us […]

Linux Mint 17.2 “Rafaela” Xfce RC released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17.2 “Rafaela” Xfce RC. Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela Xfce Edition Linux Mint 17.2 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 […]

How to upgrade to Linux Mint 17.2

It is now possible to upgrade the Cinnamon and MATE editions of Linux Mint 17 and Linux Mint 17.1 to version 17.2. 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 17.2 because […]

Linux Mint 17.2 “Rafaela” Cinnamon released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17.2 “Rafaela” Cinnamon. Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela Cinnamon Edition Linux Mint 17.2 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 […]