Articles Tagged Linux Mint

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

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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

Canonical Dev Calls Linux Mint ‘Vulnerable’, Wouldn’t Use it For Online Banking

Users of the popular Ubuntu-based operating system Linux Mint should not use it for online banking, a Canonical engineer has advised.

18 November 2013
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2nd-Gen Linux Mint PC Unveiled With i5 CPU

The fanless MintBox2 boasts 4x the performance power of the original device by switching to an Intel i5 CPU.

27 June 2013

Linux Mint 14 with Cinnamon Desktop [Review]

Perhaps the most well-known and/or notorious derivative of Ubuntu: Linux Mint, has released its fourteenth version, codenamed: "Nadia". Priding itself on being for "newbies" and being a power user, Linux Mint is not among my favourite Linux distributions, nevertheless I've downloaded the latest version, with their Cinnamon desktop, to give it an in-depth review.

25 November 2012

Linux Mint Lands Another Hardware Deal

The Ubuntu-based Linux Mint distribution have announced a new tie-up with small American hardware reseller ThinkPenguin. For every Mint-branded computer sold by ThinkPenguin 10% of the total sale will be given back to the project.

1 November 2012