A new blog post on the Linux Mint website reveals a new update notification system that lands in the distro. Earlier, developers pointed out that a lot of Mint users use outdated packages and even no longer supported releases of the distro.
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Linux Mint 20.1 “Ulyssa” is finally available
The team behind the popular Linux Mint distro has released a new version of their product. Linux Mint 20.1 "Ulyssa" is now available for download. All three editions are available, which are Cinnamon, Xfce and MATE spins.
Cinnamon 4.8 released
The Linux Mint team has reached yet another milestone in development of their most impressive desktop environment, Cinnamon. Version 4.8 is now available on GitHub. Let's check out what to expect in this version of the DE.
Linux Mint now ships Chromium in its repos, introduces IPTV app
This has finally happened. Ubuntu no longer ships Chromium as a DEB package starting in version 20.04, and force installs a span package instead. In order to resolve this issue and offer the traditional package instead, the Mint project is now running a dedicated build server that makes a DEB package for Chromium. Also, there is a test version of the new IPTV app.
Linux Mint announces version 20.1 ‘Ulyssa’, own Chromium packages, and much more
In its monthly digest, the Linux Mint project has revealed the code name for Linux Mint 20.1, which is Ulyssa. Also, the announcement includes new Chromium packages that the project is going to maintain and build from upstream, as an alternative to Ubuntu's snap option. Besides there, there are new apps and other improvements.
Web App Manager in Linux Mint converts websites into apps
The Linux Mint team has published their monthly news issue for the project, which comes with plenty of interesting announcements. These include a few important updates to Linux Mint 19.3, bugfixes, and a new app, Web App Manager, that allows running websites as standalone apps in Linux. It is something close to Progressive Web Apps.
Linux Mint 20 BETA is available for download
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.
More Linux Mint 20 Details Revealed
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.
Linux Mint 20 “Ulyana” will be 64-bit only, based on Ubuntu 20.04
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.
Linux Mint LMDE 4 Beta is available
Today, the Linux Mint released a beta version of the Debian-based distro 'LMDE'. It has the 'Debbie' code name. LMDE aims to be as similar as possible to Linux Mint, but without using Ubuntu for the package base.