Update Manager: full localized descriptions
by clem

Update Manager: full localized descriptions
Work continues for 17.1 and the Update Manager: Package descriptions no longer show in English but in your own language, and the full description is included.

Update Manager: More kernel info
by clem 5

Update Manager: More kernel info
Work on Linux Mint 17.1 has begun and the Update Manager is getting additional features. The kernel selection page was redesigned. More text was added to give vulgarized yet pertinent information to users about the nature of bug fixes, security fixes and regressions and to detail for each kernel, known fixes and known regressions. Consistent ...

Cinnamon 2.2
by clem 202

Cinnamon 2.2
On behalf of the team and all the developers who contributed to this build, I am proud to announce the release of Cinnamon 2.2! This new version will be featured in Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” planned for the end of May and will then be backported to LMDE Update Pack 9. Here’s a quick overview ...

Cinnamon Date and Time improvements
by clem 36

Cinnamon Date and Time improvements
The ability to switch between a 12 and 24 hour clock is back. Many of you requested it after Mint 16 was out. I was the one who thought it needed to go, and that translations could take care of that… and I was wrong :) New options to show the date or the seconds ...

Beta Goodies: mintmenu 5.5.2
by clem 17

Beta Goodies: mintmenu 5.5.2
Credits to hordepfo, mintMenu received important bug fixes on: filtering focus orientation transparency popups Version 5.5.2 also features a bug fix on unicode support from developer VitalD. Download links: https://github.com/linuxmint/mintmenu/releases  

Beta Goodies: mdm 1.5.1, mint-mdm-themes 1.5.1, mintlocale 1.1
by clem 47

Beta Goodies: mdm 1.5.1, mint-mdm-themes 1.5.1, mintlocale 1.1
Today we’re taking you on an adventure to test some of the very latest things being developed for Mint 17 and the next LMDE, and to give us feedback. Changes A new tool called mintLocale is introduced, which allows you to set your favorite language, to install new languages and to set the system locale. ...

MATE 1.8 released!
by clem 12

Last week saw the anticipated release of MATE 1.8. This new version of the MATE desktop will be featured in Linux Mint 17 which is planned for the end of May 2014. On behalf of the Linux Mint project I’d like to thank and congratulate the MATE development team and I’m excited to echo their ...

Hi-DPI support for Cinnamon
by mtwebster 25

Thanks to a generous donation a couple months ago, we’ve been able to target hi-dpi (or Retina) displays for support in the next Cinnamon release. The changes are largely complete, and live on the ‘hidpi’ branch of a number of Cinnamon repositories.  They are: cinnamon muffin cinnamon-settings-daemon cinnamon-desktop nemo We would welcome anyone who wishes ...

Unified Locale Settings
by clem 19

Unified Locale Settings
I’ve never been happy with Locale Settings in Linux Mint and we finally have a solution coming up. Of course, the installer would let you choose your language and region and as long as you only needed one things worked well. But when it came to users dealing with multiple languages (developers and translators in ...

Ada, Barbara, Bea, Bianca and Cassandra
by clem 29

Ada, Barbara, Bea, Bianca and Cassandra
The 5 first Linux Mint releases are coming back from Oblivion! The following ISOs were added to the archive and are being synced to all our mirrors: Linux Mint 1.0 BETA-007 “Ada” Linux Mint 2.0 “Barbara” Linux Mint 2.1 “Bea” Linux Mint 2.2 “Bianca”, available with GNOME, KDE and as a “Light” edition. Linux Mint ...