mintCast 213 – Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca”
- We have all winner! Fresh Linux Mint 17.1 – hands down the best
Beats Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE, Elementary (theregister.co.uk)
- Linux Mint 17.1 finally makes MATE’s fancy Compiz graphics easy to use (pcworld.com)
- Systemd fallout: Debian fork Devuan set up (itwire.com)
- OS X 10.10 vs. Ubuntu 14.10 vs. Fedora 21 vs. openSUSE Factory (phoronix.com)
Main Topic: Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” Released!
- Linux Mint 17.1 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use.
- http://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=2700 — October 2014 News
- http://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=2702 — Mate
- http://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=2703 — Cinnamon
- Just a few more days before 17.1 (http://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=2711)
- Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” MATE released! (blog.linuxmint.com)
- Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” Cinnamon released! (blog.linuxmint.com)
- “C’est La Vie” by NaTtA <http://www.jamendo.com/en/list/a132671/c-est-la-vie>
- “Not Quite Connected” by Josh Woodward
- “Lightning” by Tamara Laurel <http://www.jamendo.com/en/list/a134086/lightning>
- 11 Useful Utilities To Supercharge Your Ubuntu Experience (omgubuntu.co.uk) Whether you’re a relative novice or a seasoned pro, we all want to get the most from our operating system. Ubuntu, like most modern OSes, has more to offer than what is presented at first blush. From tweaking and refining the look, behavior and performance of the Unity desktop to performing system maintenance, there are a huge array of useful utilities and apps that can help tune Ubuntu to meet your needs in no time..
Tip of the Podcast:
- 10 Sed (Stream Editor) Command Examples (nextstep4it.com) Sed is a stream editor in UNIX like operating system which is used for filtering and transforming text. Sed is derived originally from the basic line editor ‘ed’, an editor you will find on every unix system but one that is rarely used because of its difficult user interface.
- Xfce window borders missing (keheliya.blogspot.com) On one bad day if you find your nice, slick Xfce desktop environment is all messed up and there are no window decorations or title bar in the application windows.. it can be because your window manager has crashed.
- SCaLE 13x: The 13th annual Southern California Linux Expo (February 19-22, 2015) Hilton Los Angeles Airport, Los Angeles, CA
- Kansas Linux Fest (March 21-22, 2015) Lawrence, KS
- LinuxCon North America (August 17-19, 2015) in Seattle, WA
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