Linux Mint 14 Released for Download

Linux Mint 14 Codenamed Nadia released now. There are 4 varients for Linux Mint 14. Linux Mint MATE 32 and 64 bit editions and Linux Mint 14 Cinnamon 32 and 64 bit varients. Linux Mint is most popular Linux Distribution around the world. As usual Linux Mint 14 is based on Ubuntu 12.10 which was released on October 2012. Now linux mint have MATE Desktop, Cinnamon Desktop, MDM login manager and Nemo File manager. Nemo is a fork of Nautilus file manager in Gnome 3.4.

The New Linux Mint comes with New MATE and Cinnamon Desktops. Cinnamon get more changes and bug fixes in this version with a brand new file manager. Also lot of improvements for the shell’s file browser, notification applet, workspace management area, and lots of other places. The system’s display manager, MDM, has also been updated, incorporating new theming abilities along with better user switching and support for user pictures at logon.

According to the developers, version 1.6 of Cinnamon is more stable in Nadia than its predecessors.

Like Ubuntu 12.10, Linux Mint 14 uses a Linux 3.5 kernel. All other system components and applications – apart from the desktop – are taken from ubuntu. The developers point out that, on some computers with Intel graphics, the system reverts to llvmpipe instead of using the Intel driver with 3D acceleration, and that this can cause increased CPU loads. Instructions for solving this problem can be found in the release notes.

New features:

  • MATE 1.4
  • Cinnamon 1.6
  • MDM
  • Software Manager
  • System Improvements
  • Artwork Improvements
  • Upstream Components

Important info:

  • PAE required for 32-bit ISOs
  • Intel drivers, poor performance and high CPU usage
  • Moonlight
  • mint4win
  • Desktop icons in Cinnamon
  • CD images
  • GnomePPP and local repository

Download (SHA256):
Linux Mint-14-Mate-dvd-32bit.iso (966MB, torrent) (Mirrors)
Linux Mint-14-mate-dvd-64bit.iso (968MB,torrent) (Mirrors)
Linux Mint-14-cinnamon-dvd-32bit.iso (884MB, torrent) (Mirrors)
Linux Mint-14-cinnamon-dvd-64bit.iso (873MB, torrent) (Mirrors)

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