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Linux Mint 15 “Olivia” released
The Linux Mint blog today announced the full release of Linux Mint 15 'Olivia.'
Linux Mint 15 is the most ambitious release since the start of the project. MATE 1.6 is greatly improved and Cinnamon 1.8 offers a ton of new features, including a screensaver and a unified control center. The login screen can now be themed in HTML5 and two new tools, “Software Sources” and “Driver Manager”, make their first appearance in Linux Mint.
New features at a glance:
For a complete overview and to see screenshots of the new features, visit: “What’s new in Linux Mint 15“.
PAE required for 32-bit ISOs
HDMI Sound Output
GnomePPP and local repository
Make sure to read the “Release Notes” to be aware of important info or known issues related to this release.