LinuxMint11 Katya is released!

Announced today by clem the release of LinuxMint11 codenamed Katya, this new release comes with many new features and improvements. LinuxMint_64-bit__2011-05-26_204559


New features at a glance:

  • One click install for multimedia codecs and extra applications
  • The Software Manager
    • UI improvements
    • New splash screen
    • Fonts category
    • More accurate package information
    • More application icons by default
    • More accurate search by default
  • The Update Manager
    • Performance boosts
    • Improved dependencies handling
    • Better changelog retrieval
    • UI improvements
  • The Desktop Settings tool
    • “Desktop-agnostic”, detection and upcoming compatibility with other desktops
    • New setting for the fortunes in the terminal
  • Artwork improvements
    • Backgrounds, overlay scrollbars, plymouth, Mint-X, search add-on.
  • System improvements
    • new “apt download” command
    • Adobe flash plugins
  • Changes in the software selection

For a complete overview and to see screenshots of the new features, visit: “What’s new in Linux Mint 11“.


Upgrade instructions:

  • To upgrade from a previous version of Linux Mint follow these instructions.
  • To upgrade from Linux Mint 11 RC, simply apply any level 1 and 2 updates (if any) available in the Update Manager


More download links can be found on the officel download page.

Via | LinuxMInt Blog