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Linux Distribution: Linux Mint
Url: http://linuxmint.com/

 
This release is based on Ubuntu 6.10 and uses the Ubuntu installer. The desktop is GNOME 2.16.1 and the kernel is 2.6.17. Barbara comes with the following plugins: Macromedia Flash 9 beta, Sun Java 1.5 Update 9, RealPlayer 10. Support for MP3, Windows and

About Linux Mint
Linux Mint is like a customized version of Ubuntu. It uses the same repositories and the same packages. It follows the Ubuntu releases and innovations. Basically, it is 98% Ubuntu, with a few differences:

1. Ubuntu has a fixed 6 months release cycle. Between each Ubuntu release, Linux Mint produces one or more releases with up to date packages.

2. The artwork is different in Linux Mint. Our goal is to make the desktop as pleasant as possible. Although Ubuntu's artwork is really good, we believe it can be better.

Purpose

Linux Mint's purpose is to produce an elegant, up to date and comfortable GNU/Linux desktop based on Ubuntu.

Important News

The desktop is Gnome 2.16.1 and the kernel is 2.6.17.

1. Multimedia

Barbara comes with the following plugins:

Macromedia Flash 9 beta
Sun Java 1.5 Update 9
Realplayer 10

Support for MP3, Windows and various codecs, encrypted DVDs is installed by default.

2. Software

Barbara comes with Amarok 1.4.4 instead of Rhythmbox.

Artwork

The default artwork is a blue version of the "Human" theme.

Releases:
 
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