QMMP Media Player for Ubuntu 13.04/12.10/12.04/Linux Mint

Install QMMP Media Player in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/Linux Mint Qmmp media player is an audio player which gives feel like winamp or xmms. This program is written with help of Qt library. There are plenty of skins available for Qmmp player. Qmmp is using MPEG v1/2 layer 1/2/3 decoder. FFap which [...]

Linux Mint Debian 201303 released!

The team is proud to announce the release of LMDE 201303. Screenshots LMDE 201303 Cinnamon Edition LMDE 201303 MATE Edition Highlights Update Pack 6 MATE 1.4 Cinnamon 1.6 Installer improvements (graphical timezone and keyboard selection, support for installation on multiple HDD, slideshow, webcam and face picture support) Device Driver Manager Plymouth splash screen If you’re [...]

Monthly Stats – February 2013

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HTML5 Login Screens with MDM

In brief MDM now supports HTML5 themes. This allows artists to design beautiful login screens with animations, dynamism and all the technologies which are already available to web designers! Introduction and background info about MDM In Linux Mint, MDM is the default display manager. It is the software which is responsible for the login screen, [...]

Monthly Stats – January 2013

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Linux Mint Debian 201303 RC released!

The team is proud to announce the release of LMDE 201303 RC. Screenshots LMDE 201303 MATE Edition LMDE 201303 Cinnamon Edition Highlights Update Pack 6 MATE 1.4 Cinnamon 1.6 Installer improvements (graphical timezone and keyboard selection, support for installation on multiple HDD, slideshow, webcam and face picture support) Plymouth splash screen If you’re new to [...]

20% off MintBox Basic

In collaboration with CompuLab, we are starting the year with a 20% sale on the MintBox Basic, with a price reduced from $476 down to $379.
For more information on the mintBox please visit: http://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=2055
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Monthly Stats – December 2012

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Linux Mint 15 “Olivia”

Linux Mint 15 will be named “Olivia” and should be available at the end of May 2013. Olivia is pronounced oh-LIV-ee-ah. It is of Latin origin and the meaning of Olivia is “olive tree”. The olive tree is a symbol of fruitfulness, beauty, and dignity. Linux Mint 15 “Olivia” will feature the following editions: Cinnamon [...]

Steam and gaming in Linux Mint

Gaming is booming and is one of the most inspiring, exciting and innovative form of art in the IT industry. 2012 was an impressive year. With a global market of $67 billion gaming studios hire the most talented developers, artists, writers, and professionals and provide a huge selection of quality games. The budget and production [...]

Work Started On Cinnamon Screensaver (Forked From GNOME Screensaver 3.4)

Like we were telling you a while back, Linux Mint 15 will get a new screensaver, among other cool new features and changes.The work on the new Cinnamon screensaver has started and the code is available on GitHub:Cinnamon Screensaver / lock screen (work in progress!)Cinnamon Screensaver is a fork of GNOME Screensaver 3.4 and is [...]

Install reNIX theme on Ubuntu 12.10/12.04/11.10/Linux Mint (GTK + Gnome Shell)

Install reNIX GTK + Gnome Shell theme in Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric/Linux Mint 14/13/12 reNIX theme is inspired by Android IceCream Version. This theme makes desktop really cool like Android. Also checkout themes collection. reNIX GTK Version reNIX Gnome Shell Version Theme Tested on Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise 1st Download Wallpapers 2nd Also check Icons Collection 3rd Download reNIX [...]

LightRead “Google Reader” for Ubuntu 13.04/12.10/12.04/Linux Mint

Install LightRead offline “Google Reader” in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 14/13 LightRead is “Google Reader” client, Which is lightweight and allow you to sync news/rss online then read them offline without internet. LightRead basically requires Google account in order to use this application. You can easily manage your “Google Reader” feeds, [...]

Linux Mint 14 “Nadia” KDE released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 14 KDE. Linux Mint 14 KDE 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 4.9. New features: For a complete overview and to see [...]

LMDE Update Pack 6

Introduction Update Pack 6 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 [...]

How To Get A Global Menu In MATE Desktop

MATE GlobalMenu is an applet forked from the old GNOME2 GlobalMenu project, which adds a global menu to the MATE panel.Mate GlobalMenu is based off the upstream GNOME GlobalMenu v0.7.10 and it only supports GTK2 applications, so don’t expect Firefox, LibreOffice or Qt applications to work with this, but it’s nevertheless an useful addition to [...]

How To Install Nemo File Manager In Ubuntu

After forking GNOME Shell (Cinnamon), Mutter (Muffin) and MDM (GDM 2.20), the Linux Mint team has forked Nautilus and the result is Nemo, a file manager which is now used by default in Linux Mint Cinnamon Edition.Initially, Nemo used to look the same as the patched SolusOS Nautilus so I didn’t write about how to [...]

What To Expect From Linux Mint 15 (Cinnamon, Nemo Changes)

The Linux Mint roadmap was updated recently, pointing out what to expect in Linux Mint 15 for Cinnamon, Nemo, MDM or Mint Tools.Cinnamon with Bumpmaps supportLinux Mint 15 is expected to ship with Cinnamon 1.8 which will include new features like:Desktlets (desktop widgets). Three such desklets should be available by available by default: System Monitor, [...]

Linux Mint 14 OEM released!

The following OEM installation images are now available: Linux Mint 14 MATE OEM 64-bit Linux Mint 14 Cinnamon 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 14 “Nadia” Xfce RC released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 14 Xfce RC. Linux Mint 14 Xfce 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 [...]