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Linux Mint 6 Released

Linux MintThe Linux Mint team has announced the release of Linux Mint 6. Based on Ubuntu 8.10, and code-named Felicia, this release features a Live CD iso image (the Main Edition), with support for multimedia codecs and restricted formats, and a Live DVD iso image (the Universal Edition) that lacks the codecs and restricted-formats support of the Live CD version.

Linux Mint 6 comes with the following enhancements and new features:

  • Improved Software Manager
  • mintUpdate 3 , a new update manager
  • FTP support added to mintUpload
  • Minimal parental control with mintNanny
  • mint4win, a Wubi-based Linux Mint installer for Windows
  • And a whole lot more ….

You may read details of these and other features of Linux Mint 6 here. You may as also read our review of the prior stable release of Linux Mint here. An updated review, based on Linux Mint 6 will be posted here shortly.

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