Linux Mint 7 ‘Gloria’ KDE released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 7 ‘Gloria’ KDE.

Quick steps:

  • Download the ISO or the torrent.
  • While it’s downloading look at the overview of the new features and make sure to quickly go through the known issues.
  • After the ISO is downloaded verify the MD5.
  • Burn the ISO at low speed and enjoy Linux Mint 7 KDE.

Introduction to Linux Mint 7 KDE:

The KDE Community Edition aims to provide a version of Linux Mint which uses the KDE desktop.

For a detailed overview of the new features and improvements included in Linux Mint 7 KDE, please read “What’s new in Gloria KDE?“.

System requirements:

A minimum of 4GB of free space and 256MB RAM are needed. For a comfortable experience we recommended to have at least 512MB RAM and 10GB of free space.

Important information and known issues:

For a complete list of known issues read the Release Notes.

The root password is now set as the same as the one chosen during the installation.

If you’re using Mint tools in other distributions, make sure to turn off the adjustment system by editing /etc/linuxmint/mintSystem.conf.

Download Linux Mint 7 KDE:

You can download the Main Edition via torrent or via HTTP:

Size: 1.1GB LiveDVD

MD5Sum: 60d7b284446b6fdaf58cba91446ff5ff

Torrent download:
HTTP download:


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Order Linux Mint 7 KDE on DVD:

Our partner ships Linux Mint 7 KDE Worldwide for as little as $10. They also contribute $5.41 to Linux Mint for each DVD sold.

Linux Mint 7 KDE can be purchased as a liveDVD, as a virtual machine or as a live media (Flash/SD/CF):


Upgrade instructions:

Upgrade instructions will be published in a few days.

Feedback, ideas, bug reports:

We look forward to reading your reviews and your feedback. If you find bugs, don’t hesitate to report them at and if you have ideas that you would like implemented, don’t hesitate to register blueprints at


Enjoy this new version of the KDE edition and don’t hesitate to send us your feedback. Congratulations and thanks to the maintainer, Jamie Boo Birse, for the excellent work done on this release.

Have a lot of fun and thanks for using Linux Mint.