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 […]

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

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 David Salvo deep64blue fotokasten GmbH John Bayles Pianos Kristian S. Libre-Assistance Magician Matthew James Martin del Mazo Plain ICT […]

Monthly News – September 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 David Salvo deep64blue John Bayles Pianos Kristian S. Libre-Assistance Magician Matthew James Martin del Mazo Plain ICT Sascha Reinsch […]

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 […]