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The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 11 “Katya”.

New features at a glance:
  • One click install for multimedia codecs and extra applications
  • UI improvements
  • New splash screen
  • Fonts category
  • More accurate package information
  • More application icons by default
  • More accurate search by default
  • Performance boosts
  • Improved dependencies handling
  • Better changelog retrieval
  • UI improvements
  • “Desktop-agnostic”, detection and upcoming compatibility with other desktops
  • New setting for the fortunes in the terminal
  • Backgrounds, overlay scrollbars, plymouth, Mint-X, search add-on.
  • new “apt download” command
  • Adobe flash plugins
  • Changes in the software selection

For a complete overview and to see screenshots of the new features, visit: “What’s new in Linux Mint 11“.
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Edited by The_Punisher - 5/26/11 at 7:05am
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Cool
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No source.
& two. It's been announced for a while now.
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Might be worth mentioning that it's not based on Unity, that's kinda win
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Might be worth mentioning that it's not based on Unity, that's kinda win
No kidding lol.
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No source.
& two. It's been announced for a while now.
My bad, source added. I know it's been announced, I think there was even a RC for it, but it has now been officially released.

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Might be worth mentioning that it's not based on Unity, that's kinda win
This is true, and a selling point for me when looking to upgrade distros because I can't stand unity.
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My bad, source added. I know it's been announced, I think there was even a RC for it, but it has now been officially released.
RC was essentially the release. I guess they added a few fixes to it though.
I'm personally waiting until they update the LXDE version & hopefully brings 64 bit to it as well.
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RC was essentially the release. I guess they added a few fixes to it though.
I'm personally waiting until they update the LXDE version & hopefully brings 64 bit to it as well.
Perfect example of nitpicking, folks.

So just because you're waiting for the LXDE version....this isn't news? This is the release of a major player in the linux world right now.
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lol kinda a waste of a DVD for 864 MB
But at $7 for a 50 pack who really cares right?
Also Clement Lefebvre is the man for his work in Linux Mint and his stance on isreal and their supporters
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Might be worth mentioning that it's not based on Unity, that's kinda win
haha indeed.

going to upgrade the netbook now...

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Perfect example of nitpicking, folks.

So just because you're waiting for the LXDE version....this isn't news? This is the release of a major player in the linux world right now.
it wasn't news because, like he said, the RC is essentially the release and the real release only contains a couple of bugfixes from the RC, as has been done with Mint since at least Mint 6. also, initially it hadn't been formatted correctly for here.

and also, it's his opinion. he will wait for the LXDE version before installing, instead of installing the Gnome version. i don't see what's nitpicking there...
Edited by -iceblade^ - 5/26/11 at 8:29am
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