The Mint Newsletter – issue 88

Written by Husse on Thursday, July 9th, 2009 @ 1:59 pm | Main Topics

* News about Mint

Linux Mint 7 “Gloria” KDE RC1 released!

How to upgrade Mint 6 Felicia x64 to Mint 7 Gloria x64

Monthly Stats – June 2009

Mint is really doing well

We have done some small improvements on the website

We have done some improvements in how donations are handled

mintCast episode 17

mintCast episode 18

* News about Linux

New Linux patch could circumvent Microsoft’s FAT patents

Google OS Could Put Squeeze on Other Flavors of Linux

The latest news about the kernel is always found here

* News about Open Source

Why free software shouldn’t depend on Mono or C# by Richard M. Stallman

* News about IT

HTML 5 drops open source video codec

Apple’s Steve Jobs back at work

Pirate Bay sold for $8 million

Google peels ‘beta’ label off Gmail, other Google Apps

China’s Internet backdown lauded by firms, activists

Cyber attacks against the US and South Korea – North Korean origin?

Security delayed or security denied? A very serious IE bug known a year

Allegation: the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation – if you want help from us, use Microsoft products

* Hardware news

Dell’s Online Price Error Troubles Worsen in Taiwan

* Other news

* Comic of the week

Credit goes to xkcd

The bug

* More about Linux Mint

How to donate

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* Editors comment

As always – if you find something I’ve missed in the newsletter please tell me – you can post a comment.

Enjoy life

Husse

5 Responses to “The Mint Newsletter – issue 88”

  1. ebaut Says:

    lol :D
    nice comic

  2. exploder Says:

    That is a really good comic! Nice!

  3. merlwiz79 Says:

    Firefox 3.5 info here http://www.linuxmint.com/blog/?p=958
    Command line improvements in Linux Mint 7 Gloria http://www.linuxmint.com/blog/?p=953

  4. Dan Says:

    is there any hope for support for my older sis video, built into my laptop ( an acer 5002 wlmi) I am happy using the distro I am using but due to lack of support I am stuck using it as none of the newer distros apparenty support it.
    I use linux mint on several other computers as I really like the printer support ( among other things)

    Thanks
    Dan

  5. Husse Says:

    Please please post in the appropriate place – support questions in the forum (or the IRC)


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