Articles Tagged Linux Mint

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

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
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Linux Mint Explain Nautilus Fork, Call New Version a “Catastrophe”

Linux Mint's reaction to the 'controversial' changes introduced in Nautilus 3.6 was simple: fork it.

4 September 2012
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Linux Mint Fork Nautilus

Over 4000 readers have expressed disappointment with the new 'design' for Files - the new name for Nautilus - in our recent poll. So the following news will be music to 8,000 ears: Linux Mint have decided to fork it.

6 August 2012
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Fanless Linux Mint PC Goes on Sale

We shared word of Linux Mint's new PC, the 'MintBox', with you a few weeks back. Today the product has been officially announced. Two models of the MintBox are available: a basic version with less RAM and a slower CPU/GPU combo, and a faster 'Pro' model in a stylised case. The Ubuntu-based spin have been working with computer manufacturer CompuLab since late last year to bring Linux Mint to market on a range of energy efficient and fanless devices.

8 June 2012
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Linux Mint Mini-PC Coming Soon

Ubuntu isn't the only Linux distribution getting in on the hardware game. The Ubuntu-based spin 'Linux Mint' have been working with computer manufacturer CompuLab since late last year to bring Linux Mint to market on a range of energy efficient and fanless devices.

31 May 2012