It has been quite a while since the release of Linux Mint 20. Finally, the distro team posted update instructions. The notable thing is that this time you can only upgrade Mint 19.3 64-bit. Users running a 32-bit Mint instance are out of luck.
How to Enable or Disable Snap in Linux Mint 20
As you may know, the snap support is disabled by default in the Linux Mint 20. The
apt package manager is prevented from using and installing span packages, and there is no span management tools installed out of the box. If you decided to go with a snap app, here is how to enable the snap support in Linux Mint.
The Linux Mint team today released the final version of the "Ulyana" distro, which is Linux Mint 20. It is the first release that comes as 64-bit only OS with snapd disabled, relying on classic repository apps, and flatpak.
The Linux Mint have released a preview version of their upcoming "Ulyana" release. Linux Mint 20 has reached the BETA stage, and comes as 64-bit only OS with snapd disabled, relying on classic repository apps, and flatpak.
The Linux Mint team has reached yet another milestone in development of their most impressive desktop environment, Cinnamon. Version 4.6 is now available on GitHub. Let's check out what to expect in this version of the DE.
Linux Mint 20, code name "Ulyana", is the upcoming version of the popular distro. It will be based on Ubuntu 20.04, and it will be available only in 64-bit.
The Linux Mint developers are dropping 32-bit support and will only ship 64-bit ISOs. Linux Mint 20, code name "Ulyana", is based on Ubuntu 20.04, which will also discontinue 32-bit system support, so this change in Mint was obvious and predictable.
LMDE 4 is finally here, leaving the beta testing state. It is based on Debian 10 "Buster", and code named
Debbie. LMDE 3 users can upgrade their devices to this newer release without reinstalling the OS.
A recent announcement in the Linux Mint blog reveals that the team behind the popular distro is working on a new app, currently known under the name 'Warpinator'. The app will allow transferring files over a local network with ease.
In Xfce, which is the desktop environment I prefer for now for my Linux distros, it is possible to have two types of apps menu. The first is the classic one, which shows a drop down list of app categories but has poor customization options. The other, Whisker Menu plugin implements a more modern apps menu with a search bar, favorites, customizable appearance and tracking of frequent apps. Starting in version 2.4.0, the Whisker Menu plugin has received plenty of new options.