MintBox 2 ships with Core i5 and Linux Mint 15

An updated version of the MintBox mini-PC from a collaboration between the Linux Mint project and CompuLab has begun shipping for $599 with Linux Mint 15 (Olivia) pre-installed. Based on a rugged, fanless CompuLab Intense PC computer, the MintBox 2 advances to a 1.8GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, doubles storage to a 500GB HDD, and adds a second gigabit Ethernet port, among other enhancements.