Linux Mint 9 KDE RC released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 9 KDE RC.


Linux Mint 9 KDE

New features at a glance:

  • KDE Network Manager
  • New applications
  • New Software Manager
    • 30,000 packages
    • Review applications straight from the Software Manager
    • APT daemon
    • Visual improvements
  • New Backup Tool
    • Incremental backups, compression, integrity checks
    • Backup/Restoration of the software selection
  • Better look & feel
    • Backgrounds
    • Welcome screen
    • Update Manager
  • System improvements
    • Windows installer
    • Husse quotes
    • Apt hold/unhold/held commands
  • Project changes
  • Upstream improvements
    • Faster boot
    • Long Term Support

For a complete overview and to see screenshots of the new features, visit: “What’s new in Linux Mint 9 KDE“.

Known problems:

  • Localization (keyboard layout)
  • Linux Mint branding in mint4win and Plymouth’s text theme
  • Ubuntu branding in Software Sources
  • Splash screen resolution
  • Moonlight
  • Upstream issues

To get more information about these problems and their solution, read the “Known problems” section of the release notes

System requirements:

  • x86 processor
  • 512 MB of system memory (RAM)
  • 5 GB of disk space for installation
  • Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution
  • CD-ROM drive or USB port

Bug reports:

Please report any bug you may find in Launchpad.

Download:

Linux Mint 9 KDE RC is available as a 32-bit liveDVD, via Torrent and HTTP download:

  • Download Linux Mint 9 KDE RC

Enjoy!

We look forward to receiving your feedback. Thank you for using Linux Mint and have a lot of fun testing the release candidate!

Posted by Linux Admin