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 Is Adopting LightDM as its Login Manager

Linux Mint is adopting the LightDM display manager to handle user sessions, with a new GUI front-end to the login experience called Slick Greeter.

30 April 2017
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Linux Mint May Switch to LightDM Login Screen

Linux Mint 18.2 may ship with LightDM and Unity Greeter by default, replacing the current MDM login screen.

30 March 2017

Revamped Cinnamon Desktop Add-ons Website Is Now Live

A revamped version of the Cinnamon Spices website is now live, showcasing the latest and most popular add-ons for the Linux Mint desktop.

20 January 2017
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Linux Mint 18.1 Released

Linux Mint 18.1 has been released and is now available to download.  A long term support release, Linux Mint 18.1 is supported until 2021 and is based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. The release features updates to […]

16 December 2016
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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