Linux Mint is an Ubuntu-based distribution whose goal is to provide a more complete out-of-the-box experience by including browser plugins, media codecs, support for DVD playback, Java and other components. It is compatible with Ubuntu software repositories.
New Features in this version:
Get automatic updates without compromising the stability of the system; mintInstall & the Software Portal - interact with mintInstall without starting from the Portal; mintDesktop improvements - major improvements in terms of usability; Liberation fonts; CompizFusion; upstream improvements - Gnome 2.20, Linux kernel 2.6.22; new repository structure. What makes Linux Mint-4.5 ideal for the desktop? Out-of-the-box multimedia support; Windows integration (dual-boot, NTFS read/write support, migration assistant) one-click install system; easy file sharing (mintUpload)..
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