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Linux Mint 17.1 KDE - Install/Live DVD - 64-bit


Linux Mint is different from Ubuntu only in some details. These are in particular codecs for encrypted DVDs, MP3 or DivX and plugins like Adobe Flash and Sun Java. Furthermore, it is no longer the Evolution groupware automatically installed in the new version. Also there is a new configuration utility and a revamped menu, both of which are inspired by SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED). In addition NDISwrapper is preinstalled to support WLAN cards without their own Linux drivers, and there are some programs and instructions to simplify communication with Windows systems on the same or other computers. Technically you use the repositories of Ubuntu as well as another own with the changed and additional packages. As a result, all of the updates from Ubuntu are also available for users of Linux Mint.


Clement Lefebvre has announced the availability of on updated build of Linux Mint "KDE", a version based on Ubuntu's latest long-term support release: "The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17.1 'Rebecca' KDE Linux Mint 17.1. is a long-term support release whichwill be supported until 2019. The previous version of Linux Mint KDE used 4.13. In this release, KDE is upgraded to version 4.14. Support what added in MDM and in the session for the KDE wallet to be Fully Integrated with Linux Mint. Although a Wallet Manager is present for configuration purpose, no interaction is needed for the KDE wallet to work. The wallet is created Automatically with your first login, and it opens Automatically in the background with every new session. The Update Manager now groups together packages nach Their source package. " 

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This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 29 January, 2015.