Linux Mint 16 “Petra” Cinnamon released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 16 “Petra” Cinnamon. Linux Mint 16 Petra Cinnamon Edition Linux Mint 16 is the result of 6 months of incremental development on top of stable and reliable technologies. This new release comes with updated software and brings refinements and new features to make your […]

Linux Mint 16 “Petra” MATE released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 16 “Petra” MATE. Linux Mint 16 Petra MATE Edition Linux Mint 16 is the result of 6 months of incremental development on top of stable and reliable technologies. This new release comes with updated software and brings refinements and new features to make your […]

Y PPA Manager 0.9.9.2 Adds Support For Linux Mint 16 And Ubuntu 14.04

Quick update: today I’ve released Y PPA Manager 0.9.9.2 which adds support for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr and Linux Mint 16 Petra.This took a while because Linux Mint 16 ships with its own “add-apt-repository -y” command which has a bug and can’t be used with gksu or pkexec so I had to find a […]

Linux Mint 16 “Petra” MATE RC released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 16 “Petra” MATE RC. Linux Mint 16 Petra MATE Edition Linux Mint 16 is the result of 6 months of incremental development on top of stable and reliable technologies. This new release comes with updated software and brings refinements and new features to make […]

Linux Mint 16 “Petra” Cinnamon RC released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 16 “Petra” Cinnamon RC. Linux Mint 16 Petra Cinnamon Edition Linux Mint 16 is the result of 6 months of incremental development on top of stable and reliable technologies. This new release comes with updated software and brings refinements and new features to make […]

Monthly News – October 2013

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Monthly News – September 2013

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Install Nemo With Unity Patches (And Without Cinnamon Dependencies) In Ubuntu

Nemo, the default Cinnamon file manager, needs Cinnamon to be installed, even if you want to use it in some other desktop environment such as GNOME/Unity. That’s not the only issue that makes using the latest Nemo under Unity difficult – Cinnamon 2.0 breaks Unity in Ubuntu 13.10, Nemo no longer draws the desktop icons […]

Farewell Medibuntu

The Medibuntu repository was discontinued and is no longer available. As a consequence, you might see error messages in the Update Manager, Package Manager and Software Manager. The solution is to remove Medibuntu from your list of repositories: Open a terminal Type gksu gedit /etc/apt/sources.list to edit the list of repositories (replace “gedit” with “pluma” […]

Cinnamon 2.0 Released, Becomes An `Entire Desktop Environment`

Cinnamon 2.0 has been released today featuring many bug fixes as well as some new features.According to the release announcement, with version 2.0, Cinnamon is no longer a frontend ontop of the GNOME desktop like Unity or GNOME Shell, but “an entire desktop environment”. Cinnamon is still built on GNOME technologies and uses GTK, but […]

Cinnamon 2.0 is out!

Cinnamon 2.0 was released today. The release was announced on Segfault with a preview of the most important new features: http://segfault.linuxmint.com/2013/10/cinnamon-2-0-released/ Cinnamon 2.0 will be in Linux Mint 16 “Petra” which is planned for the end of November, and then ported to LMDE and Linux Mint 13 “Maya” LTS. Read more at Linux Mint Blog

LMDE Update Pack 7

Introduction Update Pack 7 was released as the “latest” update pack today.  If you’re not using Linux Mint Debian, please ignore this post. If you experience issues or if you’re going through the update at the moment, don’t hesitate to connect to the IRC chatroom (irc.spotchat.org, #linuxmint-debian) How to upgrade 1. Make sure your mirror […]

Repositories will be down on Sep 18th

Warning The main Linux Mint repositories packages.linuxmint.com will be down for maintenance on Wednesday September 18th from 9am London time onwards. The downtime could take between 1 and 24 hours. We’ll do our best to go as fast as we can and to minimize the downtime. Impact You might experience error messages in the Update […]

The MintBox 2 is available!

The MintBox 2 is now available and can be ordered from CompuLab at http://fit-pc.com/web/products/mintbox/ The MintBox 2 will also soon become available from Amazon.com and Amazon.de for US and European customers. Overview of the MintBox 2 The MintBox 2 is a mini-computer which connects to TVs or computer monitors via HDMI or DisplayPort. It comes […]

Monthly News – August 2013

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Monthly News – July 2013

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Monthly News – June 2013

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Linux Mint 15 “Olivia” KDE released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 15 “Olivia” KDE. Linux Mint 15 Olivia 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 4.10. New features at a glance: KDE 4.10 MDM [...]

Linux Mint 15 “Olivia” Xfce released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 15 “Olivia” Xfce. Linux Mint 15 Olivia 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 release on [...]

A preview of the new MintBox

When Linux Mint 15 Olivia was released, CompuLab changed their homepage on http://www.fit-pc.com to include this banner: We’ve always had a fantastic relationship with the staff at CompuLab and we’re working hard on the new MintBox, but this was a surprise and I wanted to thank them for doing this. There’s a lot of respect [...]