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 […]

Linux Mint 15 “Olivia” Xfce RC released!

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

Linux Mint 15 “Olivia” KDE RC released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 15 “Olivia” KDE RC. 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 […]

Linux Mint 16 “Petra”

Linux Mint 16 will be named “Petra” and should be available at the end of November 2013. Petra is derived from the Greek “petros” which means “rock”. It is a common name in Germany, Croatia, Hungary, Macedonia and the Czech Republic. Linux Mint 16 “Petra” will feature the following editions: Cinnamon MATE KDE Xfce Read […]

Apologies for the downtime

Due to a power outage in one of our datacenters, two of our servers went down: packages.linuxmint.com (the main repository) debian.linuxmint.com (the LMDE repository) The situation was not critical, since both of these repositories are mirrored (http://www.linuxmint.com/mirrors.php), but the downtime lasted approximately 8 hours. The situation seems to be completely resolved now and both servers […]

Monthly News – May 2013

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Y PPA Manager 0.9.9 Released With Support For Linux Mint 15 And Ubuntu 13.10 [Quick Update]

Quick update: today I’ve released Y PPA Manager 0.9.9 with support for Linux Mint 15 Olivia as well as the latest Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander (currently under development).For those not familiar with Y PPA Manager, this is a tool that lets you easily add, remove or purge PPAs as well as search for packages in […]

Linux Mint 15 `Olivia` Available For Download [Screenshots Tour]

Linux Mint 15 “Olivia”, based on Ubuntu 13.04, has been released today and is available, as usual, in two editions: MATE and Cinnamon. Let’s take a look at what’s new!Linux Mint 15 “Olivia”The features below are shared between the two main Linux Mint editions: Cinnamon and MATE.Linux Mint 15 ships with a new tool that […]

Linux Mint 15 “Olivia” released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 15 “Olivia”. Linux Mint 15 Olivia Linux Mint 15 is the most ambitious release since the start of the project. MATE 1.6 is greatly improved and Cinnamon 1.8 offers a ton of new features, including a screensaver and a unified control center. The login […]

How To Install MDM 1.2.5 From Linux Mint 15 In Ubuntu

MDM is the default Linux Mint display manager, forked from GDM 2.20, which means it supports the old GDM themes. Linux Mint 15 will ship with MDM 1.2.5 which has received support for HTML greeters (supports HTML5, CSS, Javascript and WebGL) and if you want to install it in Ubuntu, you can use a PPA […]