Release candidates are out for Mint with the "other two" desktops. Here is a brief look at each of them, and some information about alternate kernel management in Linux Mint.
Jamie's Mostly Linux Stuff
Various thoughts and adventures, including but not limited to Linux, assorted bits of hardware new and old, and occasionally Windows XP/Vista/7.
I started working with what we called "analog computers" in aircraft maintenance with the United States Air Force in 1970. After finishing military service and returning to university, I was introduced to microprocessors and machine language programming on Intel 4040 processors. After that I also worked on, operated and programmed Digital Equipment Corporation PDP-8, PDP-11 (/45 and /70) and VAX minicomputers. I was involved with the first wave of Unix-based microcomputers, in the early '80s. I have been working in software development, operation, installation and support since then.
This is a very focused KDE-centric distribution - here's what I found out from testing it.
A new release of digiKam (4.0) hasn't made it to the openSuSE 13.1 general distribution yet. Here is an easy way to install it yourself.
A new release from this "over-the-top" Linux distribution always means there is a lot of fun in store. It just keeps getting better.
The final release of Mint 17 is available, here's how it works for me on UEFI firmware systems.
A new release of this specialised Linux distribution for forensic analysis and penetration testing is always good news
Adding memory and swapping for an SSD was easy. Getting Windows 8.1 Update on the SSD a lot less easy.
Investigating a powerful and flexible feature in the latest Mint Cinnamon desktop - with multiple displays.
The next release of the very popular Linux Mint distribution will arrive soon. Here is a look at the Release Candidate, with Cinnamon and MATE desktops.
Several interesting new releases of Raspberry Pi operating systems - which means lots of fun.