The Three Faces of Linux Mint Summary: The next release of Linux Mint -- Linux Mint 12, aka Lisa -- will feature three different takes on theGNOME desktop. GNOME 3.2, GNOME 3.2 adapted to look and work like GNOME 2.x and MATE,a GNOME 2.x fork. By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | November 21, 2011 -- 13:41 GMT (05:41 PST) Follow @sjvn Previous | Next Image 6 of 15 Mint with MATE, of course, uses menus and icons on a single display to enable to start applications. Topics: Linux, Open Source, Operating Systems, Software Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.