6 months after Linux Mint 13 codename “Maya” [release date 23rd May], based on the Ubuntu 12.04 “Precise Pangolin”; the team has finally announced Linux Mint 14, fulfilling their promise. The new release features Cinamon 1.6, Mate (version 1.4), MDM, Software Manager and several Upstream Components besides regular systems and artwork improvements. The post highlights all the new features included in […]
Only a couple of dates after Cinnamon updated to version 1.6.5 (on this November 5th) , project leader Linux Mint Cinnamon announced another quick update i.e. Cinnamon 1.6.6. The update has nothing note-worthy or distinguished from its previous release, however the update fixes localization of application items in main menu- a minor but notable bug.
Conky is a free, light-weight system monitor for X, that displays any information on your desktop. There are many nice themes available for Conky that can display clock, CPU usage, RAM usage, swap, disk, net and more, Infinity is one of these themes built using lua and provide a great look to your desktop.
GWoffice (Google Web Office ) is a nice application that bring you google drive to your desktop without using a web browser. It allows you to use google docs at it was installed in your computer by offering a nice interface to its editing abilities, also gives you basic syncing for offline use.
Microsoft has shortly released the consumer preview of its flag ship operating system, Windows 8, that is evidently re-skinned to better suit touch-screen devices. Unfortunately, in attempting to revamp the OS, Microsoft has done some serious damages to it’s self and more importantly to the end-users. The post compares Windows8 to Linux Mint 13.
LinuxMint13 “Maya” has been released, according to the announcement, the new release is available in two editions that represent a good alternatives to Gnome2 users , a stable and mature MATE 1.2 desktop and the brand new modern-looking and exciting Cinnamon 1.4. LinuxMint13 is an LTS release and it will be supported until April 2017.