Linux Mint 11 Fresh Release: Katya

May 26, 2011

The Linux Mint team announces its cool new version 11, aka "Katya."

New features in the latest release include:

  • Live DVD or Live CD options
  • Easier install of codecs and extra applications
  • Improvements to the graphical interface and a more polished Software Manager
  • Faster Update Manager
  • "Desktop agnostic" Desktop Settings tool
  • Art improvements
  • New "apt download" command
  • And changes to the default software selection, including: Gwibber is no longer installed by default, gThumb replaces F-Spot, Banshee instead of Rhythmbox, and LibreOffice replaces OpenOffice.org

"Linux Mint 11 features the following upstream components: Ubuntu 11.04, Linux 2.6.38, Gnome 2.32, Xorg 7.6," the announcement says.

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