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Linux Mint 8 Review

Dec 19, 2009, 07:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jim Lynch)

[ Thanks to Jim for this link. ]

"What's New In This Release
As usual, there's quite a bit of new stuff in this release and here's some of what you'll find. Be sure to review the What's New page on the Linux Mint 8 site for more info and screenshots.

Linux Kernel 2.6.31
Gnome 2.28
Ubuntu 9.10 Improvements (boot sequence, notifications, etc.)

Menu Improvements
Software Manager Improvements Update Manager Improvements Two New Applications: Upload Manager and File Uploader

"Menu Improvements
Your Places are now configurable. You can now add additional choices and they will appear in the Places menu. You can also disable or enable any button in the System or Places menus. And you now have a "lock screen" button on the System menu."

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