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[News] Linux Mint 6 Loves by GNU/Linux Critic

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Linux Mint 6 (Felicia) Review

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| And don't just run it in Live CD mode either. Give it an install on your 
| system. If I were in the market for an alternative to Windows, Linux Mint 
| would definitely be at the top of my list. I still hear some people 
| say "Linux still isn't ready for the desktop" and stuff like that sometimes.   
| Well these people clearly haven't used Linux Mint.



Linux Mint 6 KDE CE released

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| The Linux Mint developers have announced the release of Linux Mint 6 KDE
| Community Edition (aka Felicia). Linux Mint is an Ubuntu-based distribution
| that aims to be user friendly and provide a more complete out-of-the-box
| experience by including support for DVD playback, Java, plug-ins and media
| codecs. The release is based on Kubuntu 8.10 (aka Intrepid Ibex) and includes
| the 2.6.27 Linux kernel, X.org 7.4 and KDE 4.2. Linux Mint currently ranks as
| number three on the Distrowatch popularity rankings, just behind Ubuntu and
| openSUSE.


Linux Mint 6 “Felicia” Fluxbox CE released!

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| The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 6 Fluxbox Community
| Edition. Linux Mint Fluxbox Community Edition is based on Xubuntu 8.10
| Intrepid, Linux 2.6.27, Fluxbox 1.0.0 and Xorg 7.4. Included is an all-new
| menu system, Mint-FM2, Slim as a display manager, Live CD features that
| should make it easier to install on low-end machines, a brand new “Software
| Manager”, FTP support in mintUpload, proxy support and history of updates in
| mintUpdate, mint4win (a Linux Mint installer for Microsoft Windows), and much
| more minty goodness. For a complete list of new features read: What’s new in
| Felicia Fluxbox CE?


Back to the Future

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| Yeah. That's Linux, specifically Linux Mint 5 (Elyssa) based on Ubuntu 8.04.
| Running from the Mint 5 Live CD. After reading about the troubles another
| user had with Mint 6 and his move from Mint 6 back to Mint 5, I decided to
| download the Mint 5 ISO and boot europa with it.
| And it's amazing. Everything. Just. Bloody. Works. Everything.

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