Linux Mint 14 is a Linux distribution the purpose of which is to produce an elegant, up to date and comfortable GNU/Linux desktop. Linux Mint is based on and compatible with Ubuntu and shares the same repositories. It is designed to please everybody and should appeal to individuals and professional users.
Linux Mint uses the software repositories which are used by the Ubuntu distributions of GNU/Linux. Most packages are the same on both distributions and the two systems behave almost identically.Most differences are on the desktop. Linux Mint comes with home made applications which are designed to enhance the user experience.
MintDesktop allows greater desktop configuration and automatic browsing of Windows workgroups and network neighbourhoods.
MintWifi makes it easier to configure wireless cards without an internet connection.
MintDisk mounts NTFS partitions in read/write mode.
MintMenu and mintConfig provide new ways to use the desktop, etc..
A few changes in the system make Linux Mint a bit faster than Ubuntu. For instance, ipv6 support is disabled in Linux Mint. Linux Mint 14 includes the new 'MATE' 1.4.2 desktop which is based on GNOME.
Supplied on : 8GB USB Drive
Version : 14 (Nadia)
Release date: 20/11/2012