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 […]

Linux Mint 14 “Nadia” KDE RC released!

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

Monthly Stats – November 2012

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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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