Category Archives: Linux

MATE 1.22 released

MATE 1.22 released

After about a year of development, a new version of the popular MATE desktop environment for Linux is out. This release contains plenty of critical bug fixes and under-the-hood improvements. Let's see what's new in MATE 1.22.

Linux Mint 19.1 is out

Linux Mint 19.1 is out

The team behind the popular Linux Mint distro is releasing a new version of their software to the stable branch users. You can download Cinnamon, MATE, and XFCE editions to install Mint 19.1 "Tessa". Let's see what it is new in this release.

Linux Mint 19.1 BETA is available for download

Linux Mint 19.1 BETA is available for download

Today, the team behind the popular Linux Mint  distro is releasing ISO images for the version Linux Mint 19.1 BETA. The user can download Cinnamon, MATE, and XFCE editions to try out Mint 19.1 "Tessa". Let's see what it offers to the end user.

Cinnamon 4.0 Desktop Environment is out

Cinnamon 4.0 Desktop Environment is out

Cinnamon is Linux Mint's flagship desktop environment. Started as a Gnome 3 fork, now it is fully independent. Cinnamon brings modern technologies to the Linux desktop while retains the classic desktop paradigm with the taskbar, the app menu, and traditional window management. Let's explore what is new in Cinnamon 4.0.

Linux Mint 19.1 Gets a New Desktop Layout

Linux Mint 19.1 Gets a New Desktop Layout

If you are a Linux Mint user, you will be happy to know that Linux Mint 19.1 "Tessa" will be released around Christmas time. The release will include the Cinnamon 4.0 desktop environment with a refined user interface, along with various improvements made to different parts of the OS.

Force Unmount a CIFS Share in Linux

Force Unmount a CIFS Share in Linux

In a mixed enviroment of Windows and Linux, you may often use Samba/Windows shares. Traditionally, the use of GVFS and CIFS to access Windows shares on Linux PCs is common. Personally, I prefer CIFS as it works more predictably, reliably, and faster.

Linux Mint 19.1 code name is Tessa

Linux Mint 19.1 code name is Tessa

A few days ago, the code name for the next, upcoming Linux Mint version was announced by its developers. Here are some interesting changes Linux Mint users will receive this winter.

Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE) 3 ‘Cindy’ is out

Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE) 3 ‘Cindy’ is out

Today, the Linux Mint released a new version of the Debian-based distro 'LMDE'. It has the 'Cindy' code name. Its long awaited version 3 is now available for download. LMDE aims to be as similar as possible to Linux Mint, but without using Ubuntu for the package base.