Cinnamon 3.0 released!
by clem 178

On behalf of the team and all the developers who contributed to this build, I am proud to announce the release of Cinnamon 3.0! Here’s a quick overview of some of the changes in this new version: Window management improvements on tiling, mapping and unmapping windows, compositor’s window groups and tracking of full screen windows ...

Cinnamon: Renaming battery powered devices
by clem 28

Cinnamon: Renaming battery powered devices
Somebody asked for this a few months ago… and it was a good idea. And then I noticed my three PS4 controllers were all called “Wireless Keyboard” (Sony doesn’t put any model/vendor information in them). And then I noticed my Macbook Pro laptop battery had a really weird name I really didn’t like. So here ...

A bit of humor :)
by clem 18

A bit of humor :)
We probably had the worst week ever after the attacks, but Fred sent me this and it did make me laugh :)

The first two X-Apps are ready
by clem 131

The first two X-Apps are ready
In preparation for Linux Mint 18, a new project called “X-Apps” was started, which goal is to provide default and generic applications for traditional GTK desktop environments (Cinnamon, MATE, Xfce…). Since the long-term plan for GNOME applications is to better integrate with GNOME Shell and to embrace new UI guidelines and techniques which are specific ...

MATE 1.12 released!
by clem 45

MATE 1.12 was released today! This new version will be featured in Linux Mint 17.3 “Rosa” planned for the end of November and in LMDE 2 “Betsy”. I’d like to thank the MATE developers who worked with me on this release. I’ve been absent from the development of MATE for a very long time, yet ...

Cinnamon 2.8 released!
by clem 166

Cinnamon 2.8 released!
On behalf of the team and all the developers who contributed to this build, I am proud to announce the release of Cinnamon 2.8! This new version will be featured in Linux Mint 17.3 “Rosa” planned for the end of November and in LMDE 2 “Betsy”. Have a lot of fun with this new release ...

Early access to Cinnamon 2.8
by clem 122

Early access to Cinnamon 2.8
Warning: Cinnamon 2.8 will be officially released and announced at the end of the month. It should not be considered “stable” until then. Early access to the upcoming Cinnamon 2.8 is available for people interested in beta-testing and helping the team squash bugs before the official release. How to get Cinnamon 2.8 If you’re running ...

Vault Networks Celebrates 6 Years of Supporting Linux Mint
by clem 4

Vault Networks Celebrates 6 Years of Supporting Linux Mint
Vault Networks, the leading Miami-based provider of data center, cloud and colocation services, is celebrating 6 years of providing services for Linux Mint, a very popular Linux distribution. Vault Networks provides Linux Mint with server infrastructure used to host the organization’s blog as well as testing and development environments. Vault Networks provides these services to ...

Cinnamon 2.8: Better sound applet
by clem 70

Cinnamon 2.8: Better sound applet
In Cinnamon 2.8 the sound applet will feature the following layout: The track info and media controls are now part of a new overlay which sits on top of the cover art. For supported players, a flat position bar is displayed underneath. This bar shows you how far you are in the song, and you ...

Mint 17.3: Easier WM selection in MATE and Xfce, improved Compiz, Compton and Openbox support
by clem 85

Mint 17.3: Easier WM selection in MATE and Xfce, improved Compiz, Compton and Openbox support
  There’s something cool in store for MATE and Xfce users. It was implemented this week and it’s coming in Linux Mint 17.3. The “Desktop Settings” tool will now support the following window/compositing managers under MATE and Xfce: Marco, Metacity, Xfwm4, Openbox, Compiz and Compton. A new help section was added to explain various concepts ...