Linux Mint 7 "Gloria" KDE RC1 released
The team behind Linux Mint has announced the release of Linux Mint 7 "Gloria' KDE Community Edition RC1. This first RC is based on the popular Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) distribution, is powered by Linux kernel 2.6.28 and is built on top of the KDE 4.2.4 desktop environment. Just like the other editions of Gloria, this one also includes brand-new artwork, updated applications and many, many new breathtaking features.
"The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 7 "Gloria" KDE Community Edition RC1. Based on Kubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope, Linux 2.6.28, KDE 4.2.4 and Xorg 7.4, Linux Mint 7 "Gloria" KDE Community Edition features a lot of improvements and the latest software from the Open Source World." - Clement Lefebvre said in the official release announcement.
Highlights of Linux Mint 7 (Gloria) KDE:
- Based on Ubuntu 9.04;
- Linux kernel 2.6.28;
- X.Org 7.4;
- KDE 4.2.4;
- Amarok 2.1;
- New artwork;
- Improved boot speed;
- Improved mintMenu;
- Improved mintInstall;
- Improved mintUpdate;
- Improved mintUpload;
- Added mintWelcome;
- Added apt version, inxi and rtfm command-line tools;
- Moonlight/Silverlight support.
A minimum of 4GB of free space and 256MB RAM are needed. For a comfortable experience we recommended to have at least 512MB RAM and 10GB of free space.