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Linux Mint 16 `Petra` Released [Screenshots]

Linux Mint 16 “Petra”, based on Ubuntu 13.10, was released recently and is available as usual in two editions: MATE and Cinnamon. Let’s take a look at what’s new.Linux Mint 16 “Petra”Changes shared between the two main Linux Mint editions: Cinnamon and MATE.MDM, the default Linux Mint display manager has received drastic speed improvements, NumLock support, the ability to remember the last logged in user so he/she only has to enter the password, as well as a new default theme:Furthermore, users who prefer LightDM will find that Unity-greeter (not installed by default) was tweaked to properly integrate with Linux Mint 16.With Linux Mint 16, a new USB Stick Formatter tool has been added by default, allowing users to easily format USB sticks as FAT32, NTFS or EXT4:Mint-X, the default Linux Mint GTK2/3 theme has been improved, receiving better support for GTK3 as well as a more consistent look between GTK2 and GTK3 applications:Other changes:faster boot / startup:the boot and login sequence no longer scan your system for btrfs partitions;the MDM display manager no longer listens or communicates over the network;the Update Manager is now started with a delay to make it faster for the session to load;the Software Manager features

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