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Install Cinnamon 2.6.x on Linux Mint 17.1 and LMDE Betsy

Cinnamon 2.6.9 has been released for Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela, which is currently a RC release. It brings some fixes and patches crashes, the duplicated battery information in the Cinnamon Settings has been modified,  a typo in the code has

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Spotify Beta 1.0.7 Has Been Released, Support For 32 Bit Systems Has Not Been Added Yet

Spotify 1.0.7 Beta has been released, being available only for 64 bit (amd64) Ubuntu, Debian and derivative systems. Spotify is a popular music streaming site that gives you access to all your favorite songs. Spotify has also a Spotify client

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Cinnamon 2.6.x Will Be Added To The Default Repositories Of Linux Mint 17.2 And LMDE 2 In The Next Few Days

Clement Lefebvre, the main developer of Linux Mint, has announced that Cinnamon 2.6.4 will be added to the default repositories of both Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela and Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE) 2.0 Betsy: “In the next couple of days

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Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE 1) Will Reach EOL in January 2016. How To Upgrade To LMDE 2.0

As you may already know, the Linux Mint Team is maintaining both the Linux Mint systems, based on Ubuntu, and the Linux Mint Debian Edition systems, based on Debian. Recently, Linux Mint’s Clement Levebvre has announced that the first Linux

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Cinnamon 2.6.3 Now Available via the Romeo (Unstable) Repository for Both Linux Mint 17.1 and LMDE 2.0

As a reminder, Cinnamon 2.6.3 has been recently released, adding only fixes to the previous release from the Cinnamon 2.6 series. Among others, the use-system configuration key has been split into three different keys, the calendar applet is not properly

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How To Upgrade LMDE 1 To Linux Mint Debian Edition 2.0 Betsy

The Linux Mint developers have created an official upgrade path from the first edition of the Linux Mint Debian Edition to the second one, Linux Mint Debian Edition 2.0 Betsy. Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE) is a semi-rolling Linux distro

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Linux Mint Decided Not To Switch To Systemd YET

As a reminder, Debian 8.0 Jessie and Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet have both replaced Upstart with systemd, as the default init service manager. But Linux Mint did not adopt systemd yet and one of the reasons is that they did

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Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE) 2.0 Betsy Has Been Released

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE) 2.0 Betsy has been recently released, in the two traditional flavors: Cinnamon and Mate. Using Debian 8.0 Jessie as code-base, LMDE 2.0 brings the the renewed system installer,

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The First RC Versions Of Linux Mint Debian Edition 2 Betsy Cinnamon/Mate Have Been Released

Hello Linux Geeksters. The first release candidates (RC) versions of Linux Mint Debian Edition 2 Betsy (LMDE 2.0 Betsy) has been released in two flavors: Mate and Cinnamon. LMDE 2.0 Betsy uses Debian 8.0 Jessie as code-base and uses Kernel

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Systemd Will Be Adopted Starting With Linux Mint 18 And LMDE 3

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Debian and Ubuntu have decided both to adopt systemd as the default service manager, as a replacement for the good old sysVinit (Upstart). Not long ago, the Linux Mint team has decided to

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