The Linux Mint team has released LMDE 6 for download. LMDE is the Linux MInt team's backup plan in case anything back happens to Ubuntu which is the base of the main Linux Mint versions.
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The Linux Mint team is testing the ISO image of LMDE 6, its Debian-based operating system. Hopefully, it should not be too long until it passes the tests and is made available for public consumption.
Linux Mint 21.2 is now ready to download from official mirrors. An official announcement hasn't been made in the blog yet but the What's New page and download links are already live.
Linux Mint 21.2 ISOs are undergoing final testing. There will be three editions, Cinnamon, MATE, and Xfce. According to the team, plenty of bugs have been found and fixed during the beta period.
You can now download the Linux Mint 21.2 Beta from official third-party mirrors. The Mint project is still to officially announce the release, but we believe it will do so very soon.
The Linux Mint 21.2 Beta ISOs are currently undergoing testing according to the Linux Mint Community website. This usually indicates that the Beta ISOs will be ready for download in a couple of days.
The development cycle for Linux Mint 21.2 has now ended which means a beta should be on the horizon. The news was announced by the project's head, Clem Lefebvre, among other updates.
Linux Mint 21.2 will come with new notification and tooltip themes. Some visually-impaired users have raised concerns over these notification themes, saying that it's difficult to read the text.
Work on the Cinnamon desktop is being performed by the Linux Mint team all of the time. This month, it unveiled significant improvements to the themes that users can pick and introduced "styles".
Linux Mint 21.2 will be released at the end of June carrying the codename "Victoria", the project's head has said today. Some upcoming features were also shown off, read on to find out more.
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Linux Mint 19.x will lose support this April. Anyone still running these or other Ubuntu 18.04-based distributions is urged to upgrade systems to stay protected.
The upgrade path from Linux Mint 21 to Linux Mint 21.1 is now open. Both versions use the same base so nothing major should go wrong but do follow the instructions closely for the smoothest upgrade.
The Linux Mint team has released version 21.1 for public consumption. It comes a few weeks after the Beta. It includes a new theme, an improved Update Manager and Software Manager, and more.
The Linux Mint 21.1 'Vera' Beta is now available for download. The update brings big changes to the Linux Mint theme, introduces a new default cursor, adds new system sounds and more.
The Beta ISOs for Linux Mint 21.1 are now undergoing last-minute checks. Once released, beta testing will run for a few weeks. The final Linux Mint 21.1 release is due around Christmas.
The Linux Mint team has shared some progress on things it has been working on. In a future release, it will introduce the corner bar, which is a souped up version of Windows' show desktop button.
The Linux Mint team has shown some features it's working on for Linux Mint 21.1 'Vera'. Additions include a new verification tool for checking the authenticity of ISOs and a better USB image writer.
Upgrades to Linux Mint 21 from Linux Mint 20.3 are now open. Users can use a graphical tool to perform the upgrade, making the experience a bit easier. Be sure to make a backup first.
Linux Mint 21 'Vanessa' is now available to download. It comes two weeks after the start of the beta period. 152 issues were reported during the beta. Some were fixed, others will be fixed later.
The Linux Mint 21 ISOs are being tested by the development team. This usually indicates that we are just days away from them being made available for public consumption, as long as the tests pass.
The Linux Mint 21 beta ISOs have been approved for release. This means we should see them soon become available for everyone to download and try out. The final release should be available in weeks.
The beta release of Linux Mint 21 will arrive next week according to the project's leader. He said that a decision had also been made to exclude the systemd-oom package due to negative feedback.
The Linux Mint team has adopted the Timeshift backup software and made it into a XApp. The software's original developer said he had no time to work on it anymore and let the Mint team take over.
The Linux Mint team has released a stable version of the Upgrade Tool so LMDE 4 users can now upgrade to LMDE 5. Unfortunately, you still need the terminal to install the Upgrade Tool.
The Linux Mint team is finally working on an upgrade tool that will give users a graphical way to upgrade to new major versions of Linux Mint. It will be available in a couple of months.
The Linux Mint project has released LMDE 5. Instead of using Ubuntu as a base, LMDE 5 uses Debian. It's meant as a backup operating system, should anything bad happen to Ubuntu in the future.
Mozilla has released Firefox 96. It doesn't bring much in the way of new features but it does improve protections against Cross Site Request Forgery which could protect users from attackers.
The Linux Mint team has finally released Linux Mint 20.3. It will get security updates until 2025 and features a new document manager called Thingy that helpfully saves your reading progress.
Linux Mint 20.3 has been approved for final release with an announcement due later this week. People running older Linux Mint 20.x versions should be able to upgrade this week too.
Linux Mint 20.3 beta has been released to the public. The beta period should run for a couple of weeks before the final build is issued. In this article, we take a quick look over the new features.
The Linux Mint team is currently testing the beta ISO for Linux Mint 20.3. The beta period will last a few weeks before Linux Mint 20.3 is made available for everyone as a download and upgrade.
Linux Mint 20.3 will be out by Christmas according to the project's lead Clem Lefebvre. The project has also updated the website so that it's more modern and easier to use for those looking to switch.
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.