The Linux Mint team has finally released Linux Mint 20.2 'Uma'. Unlike previous upgrades, existing users can upgrade to Linux Mint 20.2 from an older Linux Mint 20.x release right away.
The Linux Mint 20.2 betas have been released to users today. Linux Mint 20.2 comes in three editions; Cinnamon, MATE, and Xfce. All use a different desktop environment, giving users more choice.
The Linux Mint team is testing the beta images of Linux Mint 20.2 suggesting their imminent release. The beta period normally lasts about two weeks and then the upgrade is made ready for everyone.
The Linux Mint project has announced Linux Mint 20.2 'Uma'. A beta release is scheduled for mid-June and a stable release and upgrade path should open up soon after that. It'll get updates until 2025.
The Linux Mint 18.x series has now reached end of life. Users are urged to back up their data and perform a clean install of Linux Mint 20.1. Linux Mint's Backup Tool allows you to back up easily.
The Linux Mint team has outlined a new notification system for software updates. The notifications are designed in a manner so that they do not become annoying but ensure users stay up-to-date.
The ISOs for Linux Mint 20.1 have been approved for release according to the project's website. This means that we should be able to download Linux Mint 20.1 in just a matter of hours or days.
The Linux Mint 20.1 beta has been released. It comes with several new programs including an IPTV client called Hypnotix and another called Web Apps. Chromium has also returned to the repositories.
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Clem Lefebvre, head of Linux Mint, has said Chromium is available again in its official repositories after it started building the browser itself. It has also started work on an IPTV player.
The Linux Mint project has revealed a new tool that it's working on called Web App Manager. It allows you to create web apps on Linux Mint by supplying a web address and other details.
The Linux Mint team has opened up an upgrade path for Mint 19.3 users to jump to Mint 20. Upgrading does come with risks compared to a clean install so be sure to follow the instructions carefully.
The Linux Mint project has tested and approved the Linux Mint 20 ISO images and third-party mirrors have begun hosting the ISOs in anticipation of the final announcement from the Mint team.
The Linux Mint team has started pushing Linux Mint 20 beta images to third-party mirrors. The new update comes with several updates to packages like LibreOffice and the Linux kernel.
The Linux Mint 20 beta ISO images are currently being tested for public consumption. Once released, the public can give last-minute feedback before the official ISOs are made available.
Linux Mint 20 will prevent snapd from being installed stealthily. It found that several packages, like Chromium, are just snap packages. It will advise users on how to get the software by other means.
Linux Mint 20 has been codenamed Ulyana. All subsequent releases in the 20.x series will also likely start with the letter 'U'. The project also reiterated that it will drop 32-bit ISO support.
Linux Mint Debian Edition 4 has just been officially released. Here's a look at some of the new features that you'll find in the update and information on how to upgrade LMDE 3 installations.
The latest version of Linux Mint Debian Edition has begun propagating on official mirrors. The Linux Mint project has not announced the update yet but is expected to in the coming days.
The Linux Mint team has shared some of the things it has been working on over the last month. It's looking at enhancing the Mint-Y colour scheme and is developing a local network file transfer app.
The Linux Mint project has released a beta ISO of LMDE 4 to third-party mirrors. The official announcement is still to be made and the stable release of LMDE 4 could be around one month away.
Linux Mint 19.3 is finally available for download. The new update is the last in the 19.x series before work begins on Linux Mint 20. This update contains several new features and the new branding.
The Linux Mint team is currently finalising the Linux Mint 19.3 disc images. It's unclear when the release will drop but it should be soon. It was earlier promised that it would come around Christmas.
Clem Lefebvre, head of the Linux Mint project, has shared some of the first details of the upcoming Linux Mint 19.3 update. He said that the new upgrade is slated for a Christmas release.
In this tutorial we explain how to install Linux Mint 19.2. It covers every aspect from downloading the disc image to installing Linux Mint onto your computer alongside, or in place of Windows.
Linux Mint 19.2 has been made available for public use. It comes in three editions; Cinnamon, MATE, and Xfce. Each brings unique features suited to different users and now they're more refined.
Clement Lefebvre, head of the Linux Mint project, has announced that Linux Mint 19.2 should be available to the public by the end of the week. The ISOs are undergoing quality analysis now.
The team behind Linux Mint have pushed the beta images of Linux Mint 19.2. The betas are available in Cinnamon, MATE, and Xfce editions. The final release will come once more bugs are fixed.
Linux Mint's Clement Lefebvre has announced that Linux Mint 20 will ship without support for 32-bit computers. Computers with 64-bit CPUs have been out since 2003 so it shouldn't affect many people.
The Linux Mint project has revealed what it has been working on in February. The team has improved the performance of Cinnamon and has even been working on a new website and logo for the brand.
Clem Lefebvre has begun writing about Linux Mint 19.2, due for release in June. He has said that artwork, performance, and splitting Cinnamon into different processes are the main aims this cycle.
Linux Mint 19.1 'Tessa' has been made available for public release. An upgrade path for those on Mint 19 is planned and will become available very soon but it hasn't been detailed just yet.
The Linux Mint project has pushed the betas for the upcoming Linux Mint 19.1 release. There are still bugs lingering so if you run into any, be sure to report them so they can be fixed.
Clement Lefebvre, head of the Linux Mint project, has announced that Linux Mint 19.1 will be released in time for Christmas. All of the spins and upgrade paths will be made available together.
The Linux Mint team has shared some updates pertaining to its software that we will see in Linux Mint 19.1, due later this year. There are lots of refinements and a speed boost for the file manager.
Linux Mint 19.1 has been given the codename 'Tessa'. The upcoming release being worked on right now will be ready for release in November or December later this year. It will be supported until 2023.
The Linux Mint project has finally released Linux Mint Debian Edition 3 "Cindy". The announcement came following a month of beta testing. LMDE is based on Debian rather than Ubuntu.
Linux Mint 19 was released last week with an upgrade path being promised too. Less than a week after that launch, the Linux Mint project has announced the upgrade path for users on Linux Mint 18.3.
The Linux Mint team has finally announced the general availability of Linux Mint 19. For those looking to upgrade from Mint 18.3, you'll have to wait slightly longer for instructions.
The stable release of Linux Mint 19 is imminent and an upgrade path has been promised, however, if you can't wait until "the end of the week" then read on to learn how to grab the ISOs early.