Linux Mint, a popular Linux distribution announced its latest release Linux Mint 12 codenamed Lisa. The Ubuntu based Linux Mint is now available for download. Lisa comes with a new desktop, built with Gnome 3 and Mint Gnome Shell Extensions (MSGE). It also has extended support for Gnome 2.
The Gnome 2 extension ‘MATE’ is also available for Linux Mint 12; so now you can run both versions of Gnome in the same Lisa installation. Other major improvements are in cosmetics and search engines. Two new themes named Mint-Z and Mint-Z Dark are available for Lisa which are originally derived from based on Mint-X and Zukitwo.
The new default search engine used in Linux Mint 12 is Duck Duck Go. It also features upstream components of Ubuntu 11.10, Linux 3.0, Gnome 3.2.
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