Linux Mint 12by Miloslav T. web milda For any new release of a popular Linux distribution, there are typically numerous fans eagerly awaiting the software's final debut. For Linux Mint 12, however, that anticipation may well have broken all previous records, so anxious have Linux fans been to see the new release's answer to the controversial desktop environments increasingly appearing in other operating systems.
Just two weeks after the launch of a release candidate, Linux Mint 12, or “Lisa,” made its long-awaited debut over the weekend, and it's now available for free downloadfrom the project's site. It will be supported until April 2013.
Most notable among its many new features, of course, is itshybrid desktop strategy, including GNOME 3, a fork of GNOME 2, and additional software to help users get used to GNOME 3 gradually.
There are many other worthy additions to Linux Mint 12 as well, however, making the new release especially worth checking out. Ready for a rundown? Here are some of the highlights of what you can expect to find.
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