Tag: Review

  • mintCast 347.5 – Sensational Silverback (mp3)

    In our Innards section, we cover our experiences with the flavors of Ubuntu 20.10!
    And finally, the feedback and a couple suggestions

  • mintCast 347.5 – Sensational Silverback

    In our Innards section, we cover our experiences with the flavors of Ubuntu 20.10!
    And finally, the feedback and a couple suggestions

  • mintCast 242 – Void Linux

    242] Download News: More news on the Linux Mint hack… Clem speaks on the hack (blog.linuxmint.com) Changes to password policies (blog.linuxmint.com) Announcing SQL Server on Linux (microsoft.com) (linuxinsider.com) ProtonMail’s Encrypted […]

  • mintCast 239 – A Friendly Look at Arch

    239] Download News: Linux Mint 18 codenamed “Sarah” (blog.linuxmint.com) New features in Linux Mint 17.3 Xfce (linuxmint.com) AT&T chooses Ubuntu Linux instead of Microsoft Windows (betanews.com) Google’s creepy plan to […]

  • mintCast 237 – Mint 17.3 and The Year of 2015

    237] Download News: Linux Mint 17.3 ‘Rosa’ Cinnamon released (linuxmint.com) Linux Mint 17.3 ‘Rosa’ MATE released (linuxmint.com) Microsoft Offers Linux Certification (dice.com) For once, a good story about Linux Kernel […]

  • mintCast 236 – A Pinch of Cinnamon

    236] Download News: Cinnamon 2.8 released (segfault.linuxmint.com) MATE 1.12 released (segfault.linuxmint.com) SteamOS gaming performs significantly worse than Windows, Ars analysis shows (arstechnica.co.uk) Linus says ‘Security is useless’ (softpedia.com) (washingtonpost.com) Linux […]

  • mintCast 235 – The Wily Werewolf

    235] Download News: Monthly News – October 2015 (blog.linuxmint.com) Early access to Cinnamon 2.8 (segfault.linuxmint.com) (softpedia.com) Vault Networks Celebrates 6 Years of Supporting Linux Mint (segfault.linuxmint.com) Google merging Chrome OS […]

  • mintCast 230 – Linux Mint 17.2 KDE & Xfce

    230] Download Introduction: Rob’s Xfce woes…XFCE window borders missing! (keheliya.blogspot.com) News: Putting Lipstick on a Penguin – Ken Starks (fossforce.com) More Surprises for Windows 10 Users – Christine Hall (fossforce.com) […]

  • mintCast 228 – Linux Mint 17.2

    228] Download Introduction: Why I code and don’t get paid for it (opensource.com) Raspberry Pi Jams (raspberrypi.org) News: Latest Windows 10 Build Has Some Cool Linux Features (softpedia.com) Ubuntu MATE […]

  • mintCast 227 – PeppermintOS 6

    227] Download News: Linux Mint 17.2 “Rafaela” Cinnamon and MATE RCs released! (Cinnamon) (MATE) Jonathan Riddell Resigns from Kubuntu Community Council (softpedia.com) Is this (15.10) the end of the road […]

  • mintCast 226 – Fedora Twenty-Two

    226] Download News: Cinnamon 2.6 Released (segfault.linuxmint.com) Linux Mint 17.1: Simplicity at Its Best (linux.com) MATE 1.10 released (mate-desktop.org) SourceForge Not Making A Graceful Exit (fossforce.com) Linux powers DARPA Robotics […]

  • mintCast 223 – Ubuntu & Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Vivid Vervet

    223] Download News: Is Xfce Still a Lightweight Distribution? (datamation.com) Bodhi 3.1.0 will ditch E19, change to E17 fork Moksha desktop (bodhilinux.com) Debian 8 Jessie released (debian.org) (arstechnica.com) Win 10 […]

  • mintCast 221 – MakuluLinux and the LMDE2 RC

    221] Download News: LMDE 2 “Betsy” MATE and Cinnamon RC released! (blog.linuxmint.com) (blog.linuxmint.com) Windows 10 to make the Secure Boot alt-OS lock out a reality (arstechnica.com) Linux adopts conflict resolution […]

  • mintCast 219 – Bodhi Linux and Chromebooks

    219] Download News: Recent Cinnamon developments for Version 2.6 (segfault.linuxmint.com) CrunchBang: The Rest of the Story (fossforce.com) The Dangers of Boutique Linux Distros (datamation.com) 500,000 Raspberry Pi 2 Model B […]

  • mintCast 217 – Android on your PC

    217] Download News: Introducing the MintBox Mini (blog.linuxmint.com) Google just made it easier to run Linux on your Chromebook (pcworld.com) Jeff Hoogland returns to Bodhi (fossforce.com) Tizen Starts 2015 With […]

  • mintCast 216 – Linux Mint 17.1 KDE and Xfce

    216] Download News: The 17.1 upgrade path is open for all Linux Mint editions (blog.linuxmint.com) Should you freak out about the 2015 Leap Second?  Linus says “No” (wired.com) (wired.com) Fedora […]

  • mintCast 215 – 2014 – A Year in Review

    215] Download News: Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” KDE and Xfce RCs released! (KDE) (Xfce) Mageia 5 has been delayed (phoronix.com) Once again, SCO loses in court (theregister.co.uk) Serious security vulnerabilities […]

  • mintCast 213 – Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca”

    213] Download News: 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 […]

  • mintCast 202 – Mint 17 Cinnamon and Mate

    202] Download News: Cinnamon PPA will no longer be maintained for Ubuntu users (muktware.com) TrueCrypt shuts down, conspiracy theorists go nuts (tomsguide.com) TrueCrypt isn’t dead.  It has been forked and […]

  • mintCast 199 – Online Backup Services

    199] Download News: Internet freaks out over Heartbleed OpenSSL bug (eweek.com.com) Linux Mint Monthly News – March (blog.linuxmint.com) Cinnamon 2.2 gets released (segfault.linuxmint.com) Tesla S Owners hack their cars, find […]

  • mintCast 198 – Personal Finances

    198] Download News: 1993: Term Spam Coined (dayintechhistory.com) 1951: UNIVAC I – First American Commercial Computer is Unveiled (dayintechhistory.com) Linux Mint 17 codenamed Qiana (linuxmint.com) Linux Mint might use the […]

  • mintCast 196 – Looking at LMDE

    196] Download News: Cinnamon developers target support for hi-dpi displays (segfault.linuxmint.com) Unified Locale Settings to get upgraded with a new Mint tool (segfault.linuxmint.com) Calligra 2.8 gets released, along with a […]

  • mintCast 194 – Sonic and BSD

    194] Download News: Canonical Explains Why Linux Mint and All Other Distros Must Sign a License Agreement (softpedia.com) (fridge.ubuntu.com) Losing graciously (markshuttleworth.com) Why you should dual-boot SteamOS and Windows 7 […]

  • mintCast 193 – A New User’s View of Mint

    193] Download News: LMDE Update Pack 8 on Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 @ 8:48 am (blog.linuxmint.com) (Cinnamon What’s New) (MATE What’s New) 5 Reasons Why PCLinuxOS Is Better For Windows […]

  • mintCast 192 – It’s Elementary

    192] Download News: Why Did Linux Mint Ax mintConstructor? Linux Mint has given Reglue the opportunity to create a respin for educational purposes within their non-profit, largely due to an […]

  • mintCast 186 – Sonic’s Blender

    186] Download News: Linux Mint Monthly News – November 2013 – The KDE edition was approved for an RC release, the Xfce edition is almost ready, MATE 1.6 and Cinnamon […]

  • mintCast 185 – Mint 16 Petra

    185] Download News: First Steam Machine Priced At $499; Xbox One Is In Trouble– iBuyPower announced that their Steam Machine, due out in early 2014 and bundled with the first […]

  • mintCast 184 – Point Linux

    184] Download News: Linux Mint 16 release candidate available for download– Clement Lefebvre has announced that the release candidate for Linux Mint 16 is out and ready for testing: “The […]

  • mintCast 182 – Ubuntu 13.10

    182] Download News: The Electronic Frontier Foundation, or EFF, is a non-profit that has taken to the courts to fight the good fight in the digital world since 1990.  They’ve […]

  • mintCast 181 – Manjaro… Mint for Arch?

    181] Download News: SteamOS could really help desktop Linux adoption, says Torvalds – Valve’s Steam efforts could be a big opportunity to drive desktop Linux because it could force the […]

  • mintCast 175 – PiBang Linux

    175] Download News: The MintBox 2 is available! (blog.linuxmint.com) (fit-pc.com) (linuxgizmos.com) Linux Mint August Update — LMDE’s Update Pack 7 landed in ‘incoming’. The team noted a couple of important issues and […]

  • mintCast 170 – OpenStreetMap

    170] Download News: Whisker menu update brings support for keyboard shortcuts, more (webupd8.org) Microsoft Office comes to Android; Linus declares victory (hothardware.com) Intel releases their first open source computer (pcworld.com) […]

  • mintCast 168 – Mint 15 Xfce and KDE

    168] Download News: Razor and LXDE-Qt have decided to merge (groups.google.com) Wine 1.6 released (webupd8.org) (winehq.org) Ubuntu forums get hacked (zdnet.com) The H is closing down (h-online.com) http://archive.org/download/mintcast168/mintcast168.oggPodcast: Play in […]

  • mintCast 163: Linux Mint 15 Mate

    Listen: [MP3] or [OGG] News: Cinnamon 2.0 in Linux Mint 16, no GNOME back-end. (linuxuser.co.uk) Why we need an anti-virus software in Linux. (worldofgnome.org) The Wayland Situation: Facts About X […]

  • mintCast 162: Linux Mint 15 & Texas Linux Fest

    Listen: [MP3] or [OGG] News: Mint 15: Today’s best Linux desktop (Review) SJVN gives it the full thumbs-up. (zdnet.com) How Mighty Mint became one of the most popular Linux distros […]

  • mintCast 153: openSUSE 12.3

    Listen: mintcast153.mp3 or mintcast153.ogg A Larger Universe – James Gillaspy (amazon.com) News: Python Software Foundation Reaches Settlement, Ends Trademark Dispute. (pyfound.blogspot.com) British government mandates ‘preference’ for open source. (computerweekly.com) Ubuntu, […]

  • mintCast 146: Fedora 18 The Spherical Cow

    News: [11:25] Linux Mint 15 will be named “Olivia” and should be available at the end of May 2013. (blog.linuxmint.com) [13:25] Steam and Gaming on Linux Mint. (blog.linuxmint.com) Valve ports […]

  • mintCast 142: World of Linux III

    News: The latest Nemo from GIT has already got some interesting new features (webupd8.org) Five things Desktop Linux has to do to beat Windows 8. (zdnet.com) Limerick Ireland goes in […]

  • mintCast 141: Cinnamony Goodness

    141] Download OGG Download MP3 News: Mint team makes Mint 14 KDE & XFCE RCs available for download and testing. (blog.linuxmint.com) and (blog.linuxmint.com) Interesting revelations on the future of LMDE […]

  • mintCast 139: Mint 14 “Nadia” Is Here!

    Intro Notes: Unofficial Steam install for Linux. (linuxgamecast.com) Kill Decision – Daniel Suarez. (goodreads.com) (youtube.com) News: Linux Mint 14 “Nadia” released! (linuxmint.com) (zdnet.com) Nadia backports available in Linux Mint 13. […]

  • Episode 131: We Look at openSUSE 12.2

    News: Intel says next generation Atom chip, Clover Trail, will not run Linux. (geek.com) Stanford to join growing trend and offer free e-learning course this fall. (ostatic.com) Professional grade video […]

  • Episode 126: The Enlightening Jeff Hoogland

    Listen: mintcast126.mp3 or mintcast126.ogg News: Finding Nemo Valve Runs Away With Linux OpenSUSE 12.2 Release Delayed. Get the 2nd RC Now! No More WebOS on TouchPad CM10 for TouchPads Android Tastes Like […]

  • Episode 122: Linux Mint 13 XFCE

    News: Rob’s a guest on the DDOcast. (youtube.com) Finding the Higgs with Linux! (ubuntuvibes.com) The Higgs Boson: Another Feather in Linux’s Cap. (linuxinsider.com) The Internet celebrates independence day! (torrentfreak.com) (bbc.com) […]

  • Episode 121: Raspberry Pi Arrives!

    Round of Releases: PureOS 5.0 Pinguy OS 12.04 LTS RHEL 6.3 Netrunner 4.2 Zorin OS 6 Snow Linux 2 KDE ROSA 2012 News: SecureBooting Ubuntu 12.10 (canonical.com) (h-online.com) (omgubuntu.co.uk) Gnome’s […]

  • Episode 119: Put It In The Cloud

    News: Introducing the MintBox. (linuxmint.com) (omgubuntu.co.uk) Samsung joins the Linux Foundation. (tmcnet.com) Yet another desktop environment poll. (terminally-incoherent.com) A compromise on UEFI? (itworld.com) (larrythefreesoftwareguy) The shutdown button returns to Gnome. […]

  • Episode 117: Linux Mint Maya

    Round Of Releases: Tiny Core 4.5.3 Snowlinux 2 Bridge Linux 2012.5 News: Southeast LinuxFest 2012 will be held June 8-10 in Charlotte, NC at the Blake Hotel. (southeastlinuxfest.org) Unity/Compiz lags […]

  • Episode 105: Ikey on SolusOS

    News: How to install Android 4.0 on the HP TouchPad (CyanogenMod 9 Alpha). (liliputing.com) The Mint team has made the RC for Mint 12 LXDE available for download. (blog.linuxmint.com) (What’s […]

  • Episode 98: News With A Little Mint 12

    News: Mathematical Software (both are Linux versions!) (Scilab) (Octave) Linux Mint 12 KDE RC released! (blog.linuxmint.com) Raspberry Pi released to manufacturing, available in weeks. (raspberrypi.org) Tizen project releases code, SDK […]

  • Episode 96: TWWL Redux

    News: Did the LHC just find the Higgs? (discovery.com) Linux Mint adds a bit of Cinnamon to their mix! (cinnamon.linuxmint.com) (pcworld.com) (h-online.com) (blog.linuxmint.com) Android remerges with the Linux kernel. (h-online.com) […]

  • Episode 95: 2011 In Review

    News: Where the Linux jobs are. (oregonlive.com) HP to open source WebOS. (news.yahoo.com) Linux Mint and a Banshee debacle? (omgubuntu.co.uk) BluRay Support comes to Linux. (phoronix.com) FCC Sides with Google, […]

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