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Linux Distribution: Linux Mint
Url: http://linuxmint.com/
This release is based on Ubuntu 6.10 and uses the Ubuntu installer. The desktop is GNOME 2.16.1 and the kernel is 2.6.17. Barbara comes with the following plugins: Macromedia Flash 9 beta, Sun Java 1.5 Update 9, RealPlayer 10. Support for MP3, Windows and
Linux Release Details:
Linux Mint 2.1 Beta has been released
This release is based on [Linux Mint 2.0] Barbara. It is the first release candidate for Linux Mint 2.1 'Bea' which will be released on the 20/12/2006. Bea comes with improved artwork and better branding. The Ubuntu branding was removed and replaced with artwork made for Linux Mint. We received a lot of suggestions from the community and we decided to include the following new software in Bea: Beagle, which makes it easy to find stuff from the desktop; NetworkManager, which manages your wired and wireless connections, OpenOffice.org Impress, thanks to which you can now see Impress and PowerPoint presentations.
Linux Mint 2.1 Beta

Linux Mint is an Ubuntu-based distribution whose goal is to provide a more complete out-of-the-box experience by including browser plugins, media codecs, support for DVD playback, Java and other components. It is compatible with Ubuntu software repositories.

major improvement

Bea comes with improved artwork and better branding. The Ubuntu branding was removed and replaced with artwork made for Linux Mint. The LiveCD, usplash, GDM and Gnome splash screens were redesigned. On the desktop, a few modifications were made to the icons and the login and logout events are accompanied with new sounds.

New Software

We received a lot of suggestions from the community and we decided to include the following new software in Bea:

1. Beagle, which makes it easy to find stuff from the desktop.

2. Network-Manager, which manages your wired and wireless connections.

3. Openoffice.org-Impress, thanks to which you can now see Impress and PowerPoint presentations.

4. Xchat-gnome, which lets you chat on the IRC.

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