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
- EFI support
- 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.
- x86 processor (Linux Mint 64-bit requires a 64-bit processor. Linux Mint 32-bit works on both 32-bit and 64-bit processors).
- 512 MB RAM (1GB recommended for a comfortable usage).
- 5 GB of disk space
- Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution
- CD/DVD drive or USB port
To download Linux Mint 15 “Olivia” check the link below:
LinuxMint.Com – Linux Mint 15 “Olivia” released!
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If you are a google lover you might feel the default Address Bar Search Engine of Linux Mint 14 (Nadia) a mischief – it takes you to DuckDuck Go Search.
You can change the default search with Google by a few simple steps:
Step 1: Type “
about:config” in firefox’s address bar.
Step 2: Agree with the Warning.
Step 3: Filter for this keyword: “
Step 4: Double Click on the filtered result line, in the PopUp box paste this “
Step 5: Press OK and Close the tab.
You are all done!
Bluefish is a must have tool for Coders who love Open Source OS as Bluefish is a very powerful editor targeted towards programmers and web developers, with many options to write websites, scripts and programming code. Bluefish supports many programming and markup languages.
Installig Bluefish via Terminal Command (CTRL+ALT+T):
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:klaus-vormweg/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install bluefish
Let’s have a look at Bluefish Key Features taken from the Bluefish Official Homepage:
1: not (yet) available, or limited available on native windows and native Mac OSX packages.
2: optional, requires libenchant.
3: optional, requires libgucharmap.
4: optional, requires python.
Gweled is a free version of a popular game called Bejeweled or Diamond Mine for GNU/Linux. The aim of the game is to make alignment of 3 or more gems, both vertically or horizontally by swapping adjacent gems. The game ends when there are no possible moves left.
You can also choose for two other game modes, timed or endless. In the Timed mode your limited on time, when your time is up, the game end. The Endless mode never ends, but your score will not be registred (also called the “Relax” or “Zen” mode).
- Good gameplay
- Good graphics
- Smooth animations
- Save and resume game support
- Lightweight graphics
- Built over GTK+ graphics library
- Completely free software (GPLv2+)
Game home Page : http://gweled.org/
Install Instructions for Mint/Ubuntu
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dnax88/gweled
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gweled
Instructions for Fedora/Debian/openSUSE/Arch Linux can be found here: Click Here