The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 9 Xfce.
New features at a glance:
- New Software Manager
- 30,000 packages
- Review applications straight from the Software Manager
- APT daemon
- Visual improvements
- New Backup Tool
- Incremental backups, compression, integrity checks
- Backup/Restoration of the software selection
- Better look & feel
- Welcome screen
- Update Manager
- New Thunar Move to Trash and Delete options
- System improvements
- Windows installer
- Husse quotes
- USB Creator
- Default software selection
- Local repository
- Apt hold/unhold/held commands
- Project changes
- Community Website
- Community Editions
- 32 & 64-bit
- Upstream improvements
- Faster boot
- Long Term Support
For a complete overview and to see screenshots of the new features, visit: “What’s new in Linux Mint 9 Xfce“.
- Splash screen resolution
- Problems with Xfce mixer
- Desktop and delete options
- Gigolo and Windows shares
- Small fonts
- fusion-icon installs Compiz KDE packages
- Upstream issues
To get more information about these problems and their solution, read the “Known problems” section of the release notes.
- x86 processor (for both 32 & 64-bit versions)
- x86_64 compatible processor (for the 64-bit version)
- 256 MB of system memory (RAM)
- 4 GB of disk space for installation
- Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution
- CD-ROM drive or USB port
- To upgrade from a previous version of Linux Mint follow these instructions.
- To upgrade from Linux Mint 9 Xfce RC, simply apply any level 1 and 2 updates (if any) available in the Update Manager.
Linux Mint 9 Xfce is available in both 32 & 64-bit as a liveCD, via Torrent and HTTP download:
We look forward to receiving your feedback. Thank you for using Linux Mint and have a lot of fun with this new release!