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Linux Mint 12 (Lisa) is based on the recently released Ubuntu
11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) operating system and is powered by Linux
kernel 3.0, X.Org 7.6 and GNOME 3.2.
This release of Linux Mint is very special, as it contains a new
user interface built on top of the GNOME 3 desktop environment,
which gives users a classic two-panel style, making the GNOME 3
migration more enjoyable for everyone. Linux Mint 12 also includes
the MATE desktop interface for all GNOME 2 fans, available at the