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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 3.0 Beta 1 has been released
This is the first beta release of Cassandra. The system is stable but some work is ongoing in 'mintinstall', 'mintmenu' and in the artwork. For this reason this is not considered a release candidate. Important new features: GNOME 2.18 (speed improvements); kernel 2.6.20 (better hardware support); Ubuntu Feisty innovations (restricted manager, desktop effects, Windows migration assistant, Avahi); OpenOffice.org 2.2; Thunderbird replaces Evolution as the default email reader; GIMP is installed by default; GNOME Control Center replaces mintConfig as the default control center application; drag & drop support in mintMenu with many other improvements; Sun Java 6 replaces Sun Java 5; Compiz, Beryl and Emerald installed by default.
New Fetures

Gnome 2.18 (speed improvements)
Kernel 2.6.20 (better hardware support)
Ubuntu Feisty innovations (restricted-manager, desktop-effects, windows migration assistant, avahi)
OpenOffice 2.2 (complete suite)
Thunderbird replaces Evolution as the default email reader
the Gimp is installed by default
Gnome-control-center replaces mintConfig as the default control center application
Both mintDisk (for internal drives) and NTFS-Config (for external drives) are present for NTFS support
Support for Gnome Templates in mintDesktop
mintInstall replaces gnome-app-install
Drag & Drop support in mintMenu with many other improvements
Sun Java 6 replaces Sun Java 5
Compiz, Beryl and Emerald installed by default
For Download
Click here to download: http://linuxmint.com/download.html
 
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