Ubuntu certainly gets the lion's share of attention when it comes to Linux distributions, but Linux Mint has been offering a sleek, simplified Ubuntu/Debian experience for years. With the release of Linux Mint 10, a boatload of new features and a shiny new default theme make it well worth checking out if you've been searching for a new distro to try.
Like Ubuntu 10.10, Mint now makes it easy to get common multimedia codecs working after you finish your install -- just click the "Add" button on the welcome screen.
It seems like the shiny new Linux releases are coming fast and furious this fall, and this week has been no exception. Just a month or so after the widely trumpeted release of Ubuntu 12.10 “Quantal Quetzal,” the Linux Mint project o... Read Post
Just a few days after the emergence of a release candidate, Linux Mint 10 KDE has been released. There are a few bugs (most notably, VLC is slow to open files), so be sure to check the full release notes. Mint, which claims to be th... Read Post