Linux Mint 14 Almost Ready

Linux Mint 14 is nearing final with the announcement of its release candidate yesterday. Available in 32 and 64-bit with your choice of MATE or Cinnamon, this release "comes with updated software and brings refinements and new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use." Version 14 is based on Ubuntu 12.10 and ships with Linux 3.5, GCC 4.7.2, and Xorg X Server 1.13.0. The new features list includes items such as the upgrade to MATE 1.4 which "not only strengthens the quality and stability of the desktop but it goes beyond GNOME 2 by fixing bugs which were in GNOME 2 for years and by providing new features which were previously missing." Cinnamon has reached version 1.6 and is said to be more stable than its predecessors. In addition, 1.6 features a new window Quick-List, a Notification Applet, and "the Alt-Tab window switcher is now configurable." Cinnamon now comes decked out with its very own file manager. Nemo is an improved Nautilus and is said to offer "a lot of new features." It goes without saying that Mint 14 (RC) ships with lots of new artwork, including a new icon theme, and it is said

Read more at OSTATIC

Comments are closed.