Articles Tagged Linux Mint

Articles related to Linux Mint, the popular Ubuntu-based distribution that uses the Cinnamon desktop environment.

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Linux Mint 18.1 To Offer a More Useful Screensaver

Linux Mint is making it lock-screen a little more useful, adding music and volume controls and MPRIS track data.

28 October 2016
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Linux Mint Drops Multimedia Codecs From Install Image

Linux Mint will no longer come with multimedia codecs pre-installed out-of-the-box, the project has announced.

11 May 2016
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Linux Mint 18 Is Getting a Brand New Look

A newer, flatter GTK theme will ship as part of Linux Mint 18 ‘Sarah.’ Showing  off progress made on the theme in a new blog post, project lead Clement Lefebvre says the new “Mint Y” theme is […]

8 May 2016

The MintBox Mini Is Eye-Rubbingly Small

The Linux Mint powered Mintbox Mini PC has been given the preview treatment – and is easily dwarfed by a regular tennis ball!

12 May 2015
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Meet Blueberry, Linux Mint’s New Bluetooth Setup Tool

What do you do when the default Bluetooth confirmation utility is less than ideal for your users? Why you dive in and improve it! This is Linux after all!

16 March 2015

Linux Mint Unveils Pocket-Sized ‘MintBox Mini’ PC

Linux Mint has announced that a new PC in its 'MintBox' line of PCs is coming in the spring: the 'MintBox Mini'.

15 January 2015

From Mint to Trisquel: The Top Linux Distro Releases in November 2014

November wasn't heavy on new Linux distribution releases, but still had more than enough to keep distro-hoppers bouncing from download server to ISO mirror and back again.

30 November 2014

Cinnamon 2.4 Debuts With New Features, Here’s How To Install It In Ubuntu

Adding some spice to the weekend, Linux Mint has announced a new release of the Cinnamon desktop environment, available to install in Ubuntu.

2 November 2014

Better Than the Real Thing? 5 Popular Ubuntu Based Distros

Ubuntu might well be the world's most widely used flavour of Linux distribution, but whether it's the best remains a hotly contested, hugely contentious topic.

11 June 2014

Popular Cinnamon PPA for Ubuntu 14.04 To Close

Installing the 'Cinnamon' desktop environment on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is about to get harder, as a widely used PPA offering builds shuts down.

26 May 2014
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Linux Mint ‘MintBox 2’ PC Launches on Amazon in Europe, Soon Sells Out

The Linux Mint-powered MintBox mini-PC has launched in Europe priced at €599, and is available to buy direct from Amazon.

21 March 2014
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Linux Mint Respond to Ubuntu Developer’s ‘Vulnerable’ Claim

Linux Mint's Clement Lefebvre has responded to remarks made by a Canonical developer saying that the OS was 'vulnerable' to security exploits.

18 November 2013