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  1. Many thanks to all our donors, sponsors and partners and all the people who are involved in helping our project and our community. UsrMerge Last month we announced problems were found in relation to UsrMerge. In particular, packages built in merged systems were not always fully compatible with non-merged systems. A complete scan was done […]
  2. Thank you for your donations and for your support. Applying Updates An announcement was made last week to explain why security updates are important and to remind people to update their computer. If you haven’t read it yet please visit https://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=4030. We started working on improvements for the Update Manager. In the next release the […]
  3. TLDR Security updates are very important Stats tell us they’re not being applied by all users Apply updates right now! Don’t run an EOL version of Linux Mint Security updates Updating is important Security updates patch vulnerabilities in your computer. They protect you from local attacks (people with physical access to your computer and people […]
  4. Many thanks for your support. Just like in previous years, whether it’s linked to our release schedule or the holiday season, we received many donations this December. Thank you for your help, it’s greatly appreciated! Although it happened later than we anticipated, Linux Mint 20.1 had a great release. The upgrade from 20 was opened […]
  5. It is now possible to upgrade Linux Mint 20 to version 20.1. If you’ve been waiting for this we’d like to thank you for your patience. 1. Create a system snapshot You can use Timeshift to make a system snapshot before the upgrade. If anything goes wrong, you can easily restore your operating system to […]
  6. The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 20.1 “Ulyssa” Xfce Edition. Linux Mint 20.1 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2025. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use. New features: This new […]
  7. The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 20.1 “Ulyssa” MATE Edition. Linux Mint 20.1 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2025. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use. New features: This new […]
  8. The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 20.1 “Ulyssa” Cinnamon Edition. Linux Mint 20.1 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2025. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use. New features: This new […]
  9. Happy New Year everyone! Thank you for the feedback you sent us. Between the blog and the Github reports we closed 75 issues since the BETA release. Many thanks also for your donations and for your support. With the money collected during the past few months we were able to send big bonuses to our […]
  10. This is the BETA release for Linux Mint 20.1 “Ulyssa” Xfce Edition.  Linux Mint 20.1 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2025. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use. New features: This new version of Linux […]