November 21, 2012

Linux Mint 14 Released!

It is finally here. Linux Mint 14 codenamed "Nadia" has been released. For the first time since Linux Mint 11,  the development team was able to capitalize on upstream technology which works and firs its goals. After 6 months of incremental development, Linux Mint 14 features an impressive list of improvements, increased stability and a refined desktop experience. Here are some new changes in this release.

Cinnamon 1.6

Cinnamon is full of new features and among the most active projects in the Linux community. Within this release cycle, Cinnamon developed at an amazing pace and its development was frozen in preparation for Linux Mint 14. The result is impressive and despite all these new features, Cinnamon 1.6 is more stable than its predecessor.
  • Workspaces are now persistent in Cinnamon. You can create a workspace whenever you want until you decide to delete it. Eve after log of for reboot, the your workspaces will remain. You can also name individual workspaces.
  • Window Quick-List is a new applet which lists all your windows across all workspaces
  • Improved notifications applet that keeps track of your notifications
  • Configurable Alt-Tab window switcher and included window previews
  • Sound applet has been improved
  • New file browser: Nemo
Check out the full list with screenshots of this release on the Linux Mint blog.

You can download Linux Mint 14 here.