Linux Mint 14 "Nadia" Released With Flurry Of New Features

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When it comes to mainstream use of Linux, Ubuntu seems to get all the love. Of course, we use "mainstream" here in a very different sense, but surely you get the gist. Now, however, there's a new flavor in town. Those not afraid to branch out can take pleasure in knowing that Linux Mint 14 ("Nadia") has been released. The team has announced an "impressive" list of updates, including "increased stability and a refined desktop experience." For a look at each new feature, as well as download links, visit the Via link below.

New features at a glance:

For a complete overview and to see screenshots of the new features, visit: “What’s new in Linux Mint 14“.

Important info:

  • PAE required for 32-bit ISOs
  • Intel drivers, poor performance and high CPU usage
  • Moonlight
  • mint4win
  • Desktop icons in Cinnamon
  • CD images
  • GnomePPP and local repository

Make sure to read the “Release Notes” to be aware of important info or known issues related to this release.

System requirements:

  • a 32-bit PAE-enabled x86 processor or a 64-bit x86 processor (Linux Mint 64-bit requires a 64-bit processor. Linux Mint 32-bit works on both PAE 32-bit processors and 64-bit processors).
  • 512 MB RAM (1GB recommended for a comfortable usage).
  • 5 GB of disk space
  • Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution
  • CD/DVD drive or USB port

Upgrade instructions:

  • To upgrade from a previous version of Linux Mint follow these instructions.
  • To upgrade from the RC release, simply apply any level 1 and 2 updates (if any) available in the Update Manager.


Md5 sum:

  • MATE 32-bit: 36becd1679490cae61a5643ffe5520b4
  • MATE 64-bit: b370ac59d1ac6362f1662cfcc22a489c
  • Cinnamon 32-bit: 6e9bc6eac234b162e12df6f5ca630bd2
  • Cinnamon 64-bit: 42991844f49f73c5a458b1b8d2eb5f07
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