New features at a glance:
- MATE 1.4
- Cinnamon 1.6
- Software Manager
- System Improvements
- Artwork Improvements
- Upstream Components
For a complete overview and to see screenshots of the new features, visit: “What’s new in Linux Mint 14“.
- PAE required for 32-bit ISOs
- Intel drivers, poor performance and high CPU usage
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- MATE 32-bit: 36becd1679490cae61a5643ffe5520b4
- MATE 64-bit: b370ac59d1ac6362f1662cfcc22a489c
- Cinnamon 32-bit: 6e9bc6eac234b162e12df6f5ca630bd2
- Cinnamon 64-bit: 42991844f49f73c5a458b1b8d2eb5f07