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Monthly News – November 2020

Hi everyone, Christmas is coming fast. We’re hoping to release Linux Mint 20.1 during the holiday season but we’re on a very tight schedule. I’d like to thank you all for your donations and for your support. Before rushing back to work on 20.1, I’d like to share some of the progress we made on Hypnotix, our new IPTV player. Hypnotix was given a preferences...

Monthly News – October 2020

Many thanks for your support and your donations and many thanks to our sponsors, partners and all the people who help us. Chromium The Chromium browser is now available in the official repositories for both Linux Mint and LMDE. If you’ve been waiting for this I’d like to thank you for your patience. To guarantee reactivity and timely updates we had...

Monthly News – September 2020

As usual and before we get on with the news I’d like to thank all the people who support our project. Many thanks to our sponsors, partners and to many of you for your donations. Critical regression in Linux Mint 19 We’ll start with the bad news. A critical issue was found in the base-file 19.0.2 update which was sent towards Linux Mint 19 this week....

Monthly News – August 2020

Before we start with the news, I’d like to thank you for your donations and for your help. Many thanks to everyone involved in supporting us. Backports and fixes Many bug fixes were backported to Linux Mint 19.3. Three of them are quite significant: cinnamon-session: Don’t let unresponsive programs delay the shutdown. muffin: Fixed crash with...

Monthly News – July 2020

I’d like to thank you all for your support. Donations are usually quite high after a release and Linux Mint 20 is no exception. We received 924 donations in a single month! That’s quite an impressive number and it makes us feel really proud, both as a project and a community. Linux Mint 20 was well received but it introduced new challenges, both as...

How to upgrade to Linux Mint 20

If you’ve been waiting for this I’d like to thank you for your patience. It is now possible to upgrade the 64-bit version of Linux Mint 19.3 to version 20. The upgrade instructions are available at: https://linuxmint-user-guide.readthedocs.io/en/latest/upgrade-to-mint-20.html Take your time Read all the instructions and take...

Linux Mint 20 “Ulyana” Xfce released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 20 “Ulyana” Xfce Edition. Linux Mint 20 Ulyana Xfce Edition Linux Mint 20 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2025. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use. New features:...

Linux Mint 20 “Ulyana” MATE released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 20 “Ulyana” MATE Edition. Linux Mint 20 Ulyana MATE Edition Linux Mint 20 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2025. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use. New features:...

Linux Mint 20 “Ulyana” Cinnamon released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 20 “Ulyana” Cinnamon Edition. Linux Mint 20 Ulyana Cinnamon Edition Linux Mint 20 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2025. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use. ...

Monthly News – June 2020

We’re almost ready to release Linux Mint 20. Following this release, before we move on to the next development cycle, we’ll take two weeks to work on the upgrade path from Linux Mint 19.3 and the port of the new features in LMDE 4. I’d like to thank everyone who took part in the BETA. Thanks to your participation, we received a lot of feedback and...

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