Linux Mint 15 – Mate Desktop

Linux Mint 15 Codename ‘Olivia’ released on 29 May 2013 which is based on Ubuntu 13.04. It’s available in two editions ‘MATE’ and ‘Cinnamon’. Linux mint is a Ubuntu based distribution and is compatible with Ubuntu Software repositories. Linux Mint name of the releases are in alphabetical order. Linux Mint first release in 2006 named was “Ada” second was “Barbara” and so on. Olivia is pronounced ‘oh-LIV-ee-ah’. It is of Latin origin and the meaning of Olivia is “olive tree”. The olive tree is a symbol of fruitfulness, beauty, and dignity. Keeping that beauty and dignity of Linux Mint in mind, let’s start installation process with ease.

Linux Mint 15 – Mate Desktop

Linux Mint 15 Features

  1. New tool MintSources aka Software Sources developed from scratch to manage software’s.
  2. MintDrivers (Driver Manager) is available.
  3. MDM with 3 greeters: GTK Greeter , Themeable GDM Greeter and HTML Greeter.
  4. Cinnamon 1.8 with Nemo file manager.
  5. Cinnamon features with own screensaver. You can lockdown system with message on screen.
  6. Mate 1.6
  7. Kernel version 3.8.x which supports for UEFI Secure Boot.
  8. Supports for Upstream components.

Download Linux Mint 15

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X86_64 Olivia Download (Mate)