Emblems in Nemo!
by clem 19

Emblems in Nemo!
Emblems are coming back in Nemo! In GNOME 2 you could right-click a file or a directory, click Properties and assign it a little emblem icon. You can enjoy that feature in MATE but for some reason it was removed from GNOME 3 and thus it never made it to Cinnamon. Anyway, this came to ...

Mint-X Colors!
by clem 81

Mint-X Colors!
In upcoming releases Mint-X won’t only come in Green, but in multiple colors. Within the dev. team, Joseph took the lead and started created variations of the icon theme. Here’s Mint-X: Here’s Mint-X-Blue: and here’s Mint-X-Grey: And that’s not all. We’ll also do the following: More colors: red, purple, pink, yellow, sand, aqua? (let us ...

Upcoming LMDE “2” to be named “Betsy”
by clem 85

As previously announced, LMDE is switching to Debian Stable and a frozen cycle similar to Linux Mint. The upcoming release of LMDE will be version 2, codename “betsy” and it will use a Debian “jessie” package base. The team is currently adapting to the new LMDE, setting up its repositories and porting various packages onto ...

Cinnamon 2.2 updates in Romeo (beta-testers needed)
by clem 24

The following Cinnamon updates are coming up for Linux Mint 17 Qiana. Because there are a lot of changes and to avoid any potential regression, these updates are now in Romeo. If you are interested in BETA-TESTING them, please run Menu->Administration->Software Sources and tick the option “Unstable Packages (Romeo)”. Run the Update Manager then, click ...

Attention: Applet, Desklet, Extension developers…
by mtwebster 6

Please, sit down. We’re breaking API. Specifically, anything that uses imports.dbus. No wait, wait! Before you get out your pitchforks, this is necessary to modernize our JS language bindings (cjs) or (possibly) eliminate cjs and just use upstream gjs. The old dbus bindings that we were using were becoming progressively more out-of-date with respect to ...