A new KDE version of the popular ubuntu based distribution, Linux Mint has been made available to the public. Based on Linux Mint 8, this new release incorporates the popular KDE 4.3.4 desktop.
on 02/09/2010 – Made popular on 02/09/2010
During recent years, many people have touted the ease of use that comes with Linux Mint compared to virtually all other distributions. As such, Linux Mint is now one of the most popular distributions out there, and almost as popular (or in some terms more popular) than Ubuntu.
Linux Mint 14, code-named Nadia, is the latest edition of Linux Mint, a desktop distribution based on Ubuntu Desktop. Contrary to what the release number suggests, Nadia is actually the distribution’s seventeenth public release, coming almost six years after Ada, the first edition.
Aside from the line based on Ubuntu Desktop, Linux Mint also maintains a line that is based on Debian.
The Linux Mint team has been particularly active in recent months. Having released a Linux Mint 9 version for every popular desktop environment out there, and then some, the team has now released a Linux Mint flavour based entirely on Debian."Today is very important for Linux Mint. It’s one day to remember in the history of our project as we&... (read more)
Linux Mint 11 is the latest release of Linux Mint, a desktop distribution based on Ubuntu Desktop. This is different from Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE), a version of Linux Mint based on Debian. (See a review of LMDE.) The Linux Mint project makes different installation images for the major desktop environments, and this article [...]
The KDE favor of the popular Linux Mint 9 is almost ready for a larger audience as the first release candidate has been made available. Linux Mint 9 KDE RC still has some known issues, but is overall usable and stable enough for most people. Linux Mint 9 KDE is based on the latest Kubuntu 10.04 “Lucid Lynx” and comes with KDE SC 4.4.4.
Linux Mint is a desktop-centric distribution based on Ubuntu Desktop, and Linux Mint LXDE is the edition that uses the Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment (LXDE). The latest release, Linux Mint 11 LXDE, was released August 16, 2011. This article present a review, the first for an LXDE-based Linux Mint edition on this website. The installation [...]
Linux Mint 13 (Maya) is based on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Edition, but instead of using Unity as the default Desktop, Linux Mint uses MATE Desktop, although, It is also available with various other Desktop such as Cinnamon (A new Desktop based on Gnome Shell), KDE, XFCE etc.
Additionally, a lot of useful programs and codecs/libraries comes pre-installed in Linux Mint – so it makes Linux Mint 13, a
Linux Mint is the rising star of GNU/Linux desktop world! On distrowatch it became the most popular distro (although the popularity metrics isn’t based on user base of Linux Mint or Ubuntu but the page hits on the site). With the release of Ubuntu 11.10, Linux Mint 12 version was released with various desktop options like Gnome 3/Gnome shell, KDE Desktop etc.