Articles Tagged Linux Mint

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

Placeholder koala image

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
Placeholder koala image

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
Mint Box Models

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
FitPC3 - Being rebranded to the 'mintbox'

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
Placeholder koala image

Stats Show Ubuntu Not Losing Ground to Linux Mint

Like the obtuse heading to an expectant essay paper, the following reader question/proclamation graced the claustrophobic confines of my overly-full inbox a few days back: – “Given distrowatch’s latest download figures, shouldn’t this site change […]

10 February 2012

Cinnamon Desktop Gets First Custom Theme

A theme designed specifically for the new GNOME 3-based Cinnamon desktop is available to download. 'Cinnamon Minty', created by satya164 , evokes the colour-scheme of Linux Mint - whose founder is behind the Cinnamon desktop.

8 January 2012
Placeholder koala image

Linux Mint Agree Amazon Revenue Share

Linux Mint have agreed to split the revenue generated from Banshee's MP3 Store plugin with 'upstream'.

14 December 2011
Placeholder koala image

Linux Mint Swap Banshee Affiliate Code, Take 100% of Profits

Linux Mint, the Ubuntu-based Linux distro that has been basking in waves of press of late, has been up to a bit of mischief...

8 December 2011
Placeholder koala image

Linux Mint 12 Released

The latest version of Ubuntu-based Linux distribution 'Linux Mint' is now available to download.

27 November 2011

Dare To Be Different: Ubuntu’s Popularity Is Not Declining

Like a domino effect of mis-information, this week has been chock full of reports by tech news sites that Ubuntu's market share is declining, being surpassed by the Ubuntu spin-off and close cousin Linux Mint. But is there really any truth to the revelations? Read on to find out, but to save you a bit of time: no, there isn't.

27 November 2011
Placeholder koala image

Linux Mint 12 RC: The Greatest Hits

First off, let me say that I am a guest poster and my opinions do not represent those of Ohso or any others writers here at OMG! Ubuntu! With all the Unity less-than-loving going around […]

15 November 2011
Placeholder koala image

Alpha Release of Linux Spirit Font Available For Download

An alpha release of Mint Sprint - a new system font for Linux Mint - has been made available for download.

24 October 2011