Linux Mint 6 “Felicia” Fluxbox CE RC1 released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 6 Fluxbox Community Edition. Linux Mint Fluxbox Community Edition is based on Xubuntu 8.10 Intrepid, Linux 2.6.27, Fluxbox 1.0.0 and Xorg 7.4. Included is an all-new menu system, Mint-FM2, Slim as a display manager, Live CD features that should make it easier to install on low-end machines, a brand new “Software Manager”, FTP support in mintUpload, proxy support and history of updates in mintUpdate, mint4win (a Linux Mint installer for Microsoft Windows), and much more minty goodness. For a complete list of new features read: What’s new in Felicia Fluxbox CE?

System requirements and known issues:

  • x86 processor
  • 128 MB of system memory (RAM)
  • 2 GB of disk space for installation
  • VGA graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution
  • CD-ROM drive

As an RC (Release Candidate) this release is targeted at developers and beta-testers who want to help Linux Mint find and correct bugs before the stable release. Please do not use this release as your main desktop. For a complete list of known issues read the Release Notes.

Feedback and bug reports:

The testing will last for 2 weeks. Please report any bug you may find via the Linux Mint 6 Fluxbox RC1 Bug Thread and give us your feedback on this release by posting a comment right here on the blog.

Download Linux Mint 6 Fluxbox RC1:

You can download Linux Mint 6 Fluxbox RC1 via torrent or via HTTP:

Size: 623MB LiveCD
MD5Sum: ba7bda91a26b72bbbe621cece56bf485

Torrent download: http://www.linuxmint.de/downloads.html
HTTP download: http://www.linuxmint.com/edition.php?id=35

Europe:

  • http://cesium.di.uminho.pt/pub/linuxmint/testing/ (Portugal)
  • http://mirrors.cytanet.com.cy/linux/mint/testing/ (Cyprus)
  • http://mirror.sov.uk.goscomb.net/linuxmint.com/testing/ (UK)
  • http://ftp.heanet.ie/pub/linuxmint.com/testing/ (Ireland)
  • http://ftp.klid.dk/ftp/linuxmint/testing/ (Denmark)
  • http://ftp.cc.uoc.gr/mirrors/linux/linuxmint/testing/ (Greece)

Northern America:

  • http://mirror.amarillolinux.com/linuxmint/testing/ (USA)
  • http://linuxmint.secsup.org/testing/ (USA)
  • ftp://mirrors.secution.com/linuxmint.com/testing/ (USA)
  • http://linuxmint.sourcemirrors.org/testing/ (USA)

Rest of the World:

  • http://mirror.aarnet.edu.au/pub/linuxmint/testing/ (Australia)

Enjoy!

Have a lot of fun testing this release candidate and let’s all hope it will help us make a great stable release.

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