Cinnamon 2.4 updates coming through!
by clem

The following Cinnamon 2.4 updates should hit the Mint and LMDE repositories shortly: cinnamon Fixed wrong week number in calendar applet Background slideshow: use os.execvp instead of os.system to keep cinnamon-slideshow from having child processes Update xlet stylesheet as well on “Alt+F2 rt” Added missing tooltip for Keybinding xlet widgets Fixed a memory leak Tweaked ...

Introducing mint-dev-tools, a collection of tools for Linux Mint developers
by clem

A new project was started. It’s called “mint-dev-tools” and its purpose is to make it easier for people to quickly get set up and compile and run the very latest Mint projects. Mint-dev-tools is primarily made by and for the Linux Mint developers, but it can also be used by people who want to get ...

Better Session Detection in MDM 2.0
by clem

Better Session Detection in MDM 2.0
The upcoming version of MDM, which will be featured as an upgrade in Betsy and as default in Linux Mint 17.2, received important changes today. At first sight, you probably won’t notice much difference, that “lambda” sign in your login screen might switch to a little “Ci” or “M”, indicating that MDM corrected your session ...

Betsy past QA, going for RC
by clem

Betsy past QA, going for RC
LMDE 2 “Betsy” just got approved for an RC release. So if you could go ahead and NOT find tons of bug in it that would be great :) Note: The public release should be announced in a couple of days on blog.linuxmint.com. Please don’t post links here to mirror sites – until Clem makes ...

Blueberry
by clem

Blueberry
  Before I explain what Blueberry is, I’d like to thank mtwebster who finished this last night and only kept 3 hours of sleep for himself :) For Betsy, we had to make cinnamon-bluetooth compatible with gnome-bluetooth 3.14. We got it working, it almost happened.. and then we looked at ourselves and decided against it. ...

Betsy and I…
by clem

Betsy’s giving me a really hard time and she’s taking all my focus lately. I’m weeks behind the team in development, I hear the devs talking about cool stuff.. dalcde landed his multi-panel implementation, mtwebster is pushing for maintenance releases on Cinnamon 2.4 and I’m ranting about some critical bugs of my own… This is ...

Recent Cinnamon development
by mtwebster

Recent Cinnamon development
Just a quick update to let you in on a few early changes to Cinnamon for version 2.6 – one of them fairly significant: Panel support for multiple monitors You can now add panels to every monitor, and configure them each individually.  Many thanks to dalcde for all the effort and time he put into this ...

About Betsy
by clem

As I’ve been working on it for the past few weeks I thought I’d bring you some news and information about LMDE 2 aka “Betsy”. What is LMDE As you might know, our project maintains two distributions: Linux Mint and LMDE. If we were to briefly compare Linux Mint and LMDE we’d probably say this: ...