Few days ago was officially released the new Linux 3.2 kernel. The new release includes support for ext4 block sizes bigger than 4KB and up to 1MB, which improve performance with big files; btrfs has been updated with faster scrubbing, automatic backup of critical filesystem metadata and tools for manual inspection of the filesystems; the […]
Clement Lefebvre, the developer and force behind Linux Mint, continues to find ways to retain the user experience and performance of traditions of Gnome Shell, by forking Gnome 3. Cinnamon is the new desktop environment created around the Gnome 3.2, to give power Gnome Shell users a Gnome 2 like layout and experience. What this […]
LinuxMint RC 12 Lisa is available for download through and unoficial download Link, the official RC release should be available in the next few hours. Find bellow some screenshots of this upcoming release from LinuxMint.
Y PPA Manager 0.0.8.4 has been released, according to the announcement, Starting with this version Y PPA Manager should fully work under KDE (though there are some minor bugs like notifications not being displayed when adding a PPA), there are also various changes under the hood and bug fixes.
There is a fresh mint(ed) flavor on LinuxMint now. In the last one month, it has scaled the distro charts and is now the number one distro for opensource users. Distrowatch, the unofficial platform for all Linux distros, shows that LinuxMint has been has had the maximum number of hits in the past few weeks […]
PPTP or PopTop is a vpn implementation that is rather similar to OpenVPN. The difference is that PPTP is quite a bit less secure than OpenVPN, as it is not encrypted. That said, if you need quick VPN solution that’s easy and hassle free to set up, PPTP is the obvious choice.