Weekly Newsletter – Issue 54

Welcome to the Linux Mint Newsletter

* News about Mint

Elyssa XFCE Community Edition RC1 (BETA 025) released

Upcoming releases (More details here )

Preliminary dates

Friday 25 /07–> KDE CE RC1
Friday 01/08 –> XFCE CE Stable
Friday 08/08 –> KDE CE Stable

Wallpaper Of The Week is changing format. It will change to “of the Month”

Linux Mint 5 Article: The Perfect Desktop

* News about Linux

The New and Improved Ubuntu QA

KDE 4.1 RC1 Release Announcement

42 of the Best Free Linux Video Software

Torvalds attacks IT industry ‘security circus’

The new openSUSE Build Service tool (mentioned in the previous newsletter) used for Open-Xchange Server edition. The edition is immediately available for eight of the most popular Linux distributions (including Ubuntu)

* News about IT

Find out the name behind a Gmail address.

A project to secure the quality of Open Source financed by the EU

Europe Grants First Privacy Certification  – EuroPriSe (Found in Dark Reading)

Cybercrime, Cosa Nostra-Style – sadly it’s getting worse

Record profit for Microsoft

* Hardware news

Oyster card system clams up

European Union regulators have expanded their antitrust case against Intel 

* Trivia and other links   

* More about Linux Mint

You find the Wallpaper of the Month in the Blog

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