Nadia “14.1″ ISO respins

The ISO images for Linux Mint 14 “Nadia” were updated and labelled “14.1″. All the links were updated on the website and in the announcements to point to the new ISOs. If you’re already running Linux Mint 14, you don’t need to reinstall. The new ISO images provide fixes for the following issues: High CPU [...]

Nadia backports available in Linux Mint 13

Introduction The most significant improvements in Nadia are being backported to Maya. Among other things, this gives Linux Mint 13 LTS users access to the following packages: MDM 1.0.7 Cinnamon 1.6.7 (with Nemo 1.1.2 and Muffin 1.1.2) MATE 1.4 How to To enable the backports in Linux Mint 13, follow the steps below: 1. Open [...]

How To Install The Latest MDM Display Manager From Linux Mint 14 In Ubuntu 12.10 or 12.04

The latest MDM 1.0.6, the display manager used by default in Linux Mint 14, is now available in the main WebUpd8 PPA, for Ubuntu 12.04 or 12.10.MDM is a fork of GDM 2.20 and supports themes; the latest 1.0.6 version is fully compatible with the old GDM themes available on websites such as gnome-look.org.Here are [...]

Linux Mint 14 RC Available For Download

Linux Mint 14 “Nadia” release candidate, based on Ubuntu 12.10, has been made available for download yesterday and, like the previous version, is available for download in two editions: MATE and Cinnamon.Linux Mint 14 Mate RCLinux Mint 14 RC MATE edition features MATE 1.4, which brings lots of bug fixes, as well as some minor [...]

32-bit support in Linux Mint 14 RC 64-bit

Description of the problem It is not possible to install Skype, Google Earth or any 32-bit application in Linux Mint 14 RC 64-bit. Cause of the problem The ability to install 32-bit applications in a 64-bit environment is commonly referred to as “Multiarch”. An upstream change occurred in Debian’s dpkg which made the Multiarch configuration [...]

Linux Mint 14 “Nadia” RC released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 14 “Nadia” RC. Linux Mint 14 Nadia For the first time since Linux Mint 11, the development team was able to capitalize on upstream technology which works and fits its goals. After 6 months of incremental development, Linux Mint 14 features an impressive list [...]

Monthly Stats – October 2012

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Linux Mint signs a partnership with ThinkPenguin

Linux Mint signed a new partnership with ThinkPenguin. ThinkPenguin is an American company that sells Linux computers and related products and services and ships them Worldwide. For each Linux Mint branded item sold, or computer running Linux Mint, ThinkPenguin donates 10% of the sale to our project. The Penguin-Wee running Linux Mint You can visit [...]

Linux Mint Store

In partnership with CompuLab, ThinkPenguin, OSDisc and HELLOTUX, we are proud to announce a new section on our website: The Linux Mint Store. All the Mint products sold by our partners are now browsable on the website As a GNU/Linux distribution, we specialize in distributing, packaging and developing software. We’re extremely focused and we do [...]

Linux Mint 11 Katya reaches end of life

Linux Mint 11 Katya Linux Mint 11 Katya reached end of life. This release was based on Ubuntu 11.04. Repositories will remain open but no more updates or security fixes will be made available. Users of Linux Mint 11 Katya are asked to migrate to “Linux Mint 13 LTS Maya – MATE Edition” (which will [...]

DockBarX Sees New Release, Now Available For MATE Desktop Too

DockBarX 0.90.3 has been released. For those not familiar with DockBarX, this is an application launcher / switcher that works as a GNOME2 panel applet, Avant Window Navigator applet or as a stand-alone dock. With the new version, I’ve also packaged it for MATE so you can use it as a MATE panel applet.DockBarX features: pin [...]

Monthly Stats – September 2012

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Cinnamon 1.6 in Romeo

Introduction Cinnamon 1.6 (along with Muffin 1.1.0 and Nemo 1.0.1) was released yesterday. You can read the release announcement and an overview of the new features at: http://cinnamon.linuxmint.com/?p=207 These technologies are brand new and we do not recommend you upgrade to them. They were however added to the Romeo section of the LMDE and Linux [...]

New Cinnamon 1.6 Release Adds 2D Session, New Applets And More Customization Options

Workspaces can be named in Cinnamon 1.6Cinnamon, the GNOME Shell fork used by default in Linux Mint 13 (Cinnamon Edition), has reached version 1.6, getting many new features: a new 2D session, workspace OSD, new applets and lots more!Major changes in Cinnamon 1.6:Cinnamon 2D session (uses software rendering)Workspace OSD: you can now name the workspaces [...]

LMDE Update Pack 5

Current Status It is not safe to upgrade any package unless your mirror points to UP5 Here is the current status of the LMDE mirrors: debian.linuxmint.com (USA): UP5 http://debian.lth.se (Sweden): UP5 http://mirror.rts-informatique.fr (France): UP5 To change which mirror you’re pointing to: make sure “mint-debian-mirrors” is installed open a terminal and run the following command: mint-choose-debian-mirror [...]

Monthly Stats – August 2012

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Nemo, Cinnamon 1.6 and MATE 1.4

I’m taking this opportunity to relay two pieces of Cinnamon news to the Linux Mint community. Cinnamon 1.6 preview The upcoming Cinnamon 1.6 was given a quick preview at http://cinnamon.linuxmint.com/?p=195 Nemo Nemo was announced as the new file browser for Cinnamon: http://cinnamon.linuxmint.com/?p=198 MATE 1.4 There was also news coming from MATE. In case you missed [...]

Linux Mint 14 “Nadia”

Linux Mint 14 will be named “Nadia” and should be available at the end of November 2012. In Kim Stanley Robinson’s Mars Trilogy, Nadezhda “Nadia” Chernyshevski is Maya’s best friend. Nadia is pronounced NAH-d’-yah. It is the English form of Nadya, which itself is the pet form of Nadezhda and is Russian for “hope”. It’s [...]

Ubuntu Tweak 0.7.3 Adds Support For Linux Mint 13 And Ubuntu 12.10

Ubuntu Tweak is a tool that lets you configure various aspects of the Ubuntu / Linux Mint desktop: change the GTK / icon theme, Unity settings, LightDM settings, clean up application cache, it comes with an Unity quicklist editor, a PPA source center and more.Ubuntu Tweak 0.7.3 has been released today, adding support for Linux [...]

Y PPA Manager 0.0.9.0 Released With New Package Installation Feature, More

Y PPA Manager, a tool to easily search for packages in Launchpad PPAs and perform various PPA actions: add, remove, purge, backup PPAs and more, has been updated to version 0.0.9.0 today.Y PPA Manager 0.0.9.0 brings an option to install a package from the PPA search results dialog (which adds the PPA too if it’s [...]