Linux Mint 11 “Katya” released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 11 “Katya”.


Linux Mint 11 “Katya”

New features at a glance:

  • One click install for multimedia codecs and extra applications
  • The Software Manager
    • UI improvements
    • New splash screen
    • Fonts category
    • More accurate package information
    • More application icons by default
    • More accurate search by default
  • The Update Manager
    • Performance boosts
    • Improved dependencies handling
    • Better changelog retrieval
    • UI improvements
  • The Desktop Settings tool
    • “Desktop-agnostic”, detection and upcoming compatibility with other desktops
    • New setting for the fortunes in the terminal
  • Artwork improvements
    • Backgrounds, overlay scrollbars, plymouth, Mint-X, search add-on.
  • System improvements
    • new “apt download” command
    • Adobe flash plugins
  • Changes in the software selection

For a complete overview and to see screenshots of the new features, visit: “What’s new in Linux Mint 11“.

Release notes:

  • Known issues
    • Gnome theme failing to load
    • Compiz Fusion
    • Battery status indicator
    • Moonlight
  • Important information
    • Overlay scrollbars
    • Black splash screens
    • CD images
    • Distributors and magazines in the USA and Japan
    • Local repository and GnomePPP
    • Windows installer

To get more information about these problems and their solution, read the “Release notes”.

System requirements:

  • x86 processor (Linux Mint 64-bit requires a 64-bit processor. Linux Mint 32-bit works on both 32-bit and 64-bit processors).
  • 512 MB RAM (1GB recommended for a comfortable usage).
  • 5 GB of disk space
  • Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution
  • CD/DVD drive or USB port

Upgrade instructions:

  • To upgrade from a previous version of Linux Mint follow these instructions.
  • To upgrade from Linux Mint 11 RC, simply apply any level 1 and 2 updates (if any) available in the Update Manager.

Download:

Md5 sum:

  • DVD 32-bit: 010bad6bf2bb58f61fea8e437366576c
  • DVD 64-bit: 773b6cdfe44b91bc44448fa7b34bffa8
  • CD no codecs 32-bit:  b68ffed453e8d64e683bca5c041c3208
  • CD no codecs 64-bit: f7ba8582b319eeda33636bf2b39546a3
  • OEM 32-bit: c8d1d0b9eaef8b1f1b1b38b65f9c144e
  • OEM 64-bit: 635879235d2c7a450331c53b767f1e0e

Torrents:

  • DVD 32-bit
  • DVD 64-bit
  • CD no codecs 32-bit
  • CD no codecs 64-bit
  • OEM 32-bit
  • OEM 64-bit

HTTP Mirrors for the 32-bit DVD ISO:

  • South Africa Internet Solutions
  • South Africa Web Africa
  • China University of Science and Technology of China Linux User Group
  • India Honesty Net Solutions
  • Japan JAIST
  • Japan Yamagata University
  • Taiwan Yuan-Ze University
  • Austria Goodie Domain Service
  • Belarus ByFly
  • Bulgaria nano-box.net
  • Czech Republic Silicon Hill
  • Denmark klid.dk
  • France linuxmint-fr.org
  • Germany Copahost
  • Germany GWDG
  • Germany NetCologne GmbH
  • Greece University of Crete
  • Ireland HEAnet
  • Latvia University of Latvia
  • Lithuania Atviras kodas Lietuvai
  • Netherlands Tuxis Internet Engineering
  • Poland Polish Telecom
  • Portugal CeSIUM – Universidade do Minho
  • Sweden DF – Computer Society at Lund University
  • Sweden Portlane
  • Switzerland SWITCH
  • Turkey Linux Kullanicilari Dernegi
  • United Kingdom Netrino
  • Canada University of Waterloo Computer Science Club
  • USA DoctorServer.by
  • USA Linux Freedom
  • USA Linux Mirrors
  • USA Secution, LLC.
  • USA Yellow Fiber Networks
  • Australia AARNet
  • Australia Western Australian Internet Association
  • Brazil Universidade Federal do Parana

HTTP Mirrors for the 64-bit DVD ISO:

  • South Africa Internet Solutions
  • South Africa Web Africa
  • China University of Science and Technology of China Linux User Group
  • India Honesty Net Solutions
  • Japan JAIST
  • Japan Yamagata University
  • Taiwan Yuan-Ze University
  • Austria Goodie Domain Service
  • Belarus ByFly
  • Bulgaria nano-box.net
  • Czech Republic Silicon Hill
  • Denmark klid.dk
  • France linuxmint-fr.org
  • Germany Copahost
  • Germany GWDG
  • Germany NetCologne GmbH
  • Greece University of Crete
  • Ireland HEAnet
  • Latvia University of Latvia
  • Lithuania Atviras kodas Lietuvai
  • Netherlands Tuxis Internet Engineering
  • Poland Polish Telecom
  • Portugal CeSIUM – Universidade do Minho
  • Sweden DF – Computer Society at Lund University
  • Sweden Portlane
  • Switzerland SWITCH
  • Turkey Linux Kullanicilari Dernegi
  • United Kingdom Netrino
  • Canada University of Waterloo Computer Science Club
  • USA DoctorServer.by
  • USA Linux Freedom
  • USA Linux Mirrors
  • USA Secution, LLC.
  • USA Yellow Fiber Networks
  • Australia AARNet
  • Australia Western Australian Internet Association
  • Brazil Universidade Federal do Parana

HTTP Mirrors for the 32-bit CD No codecs ISO:

  • South Africa Internet Solutions
  • South Africa Web Africa
  • China University of Science and Technology of China Linux User Group
  • India Honesty Net Solutions
  • Japan JAIST
  • Japan Yamagata University
  • Taiwan Yuan-Ze University
  • Austria Goodie Domain Service
  • Belarus ByFly
  • Bulgaria nano-box.net
  • Czech Republic Silicon Hill
  • Denmark klid.dk
  • France linuxmint-fr.org
  • Germany Copahost
  • Germany GWDG
  • Germany NetCologne GmbH
  • Greece University of Crete
  • Ireland HEAnet
  • Latvia University of Latvia
  • Lithuania Atviras kodas Lietuvai
  • Netherlands Tuxis Internet Engineering
  • Poland Polish Telecom
  • Portugal CeSIUM – Universidade do Minho
  • Sweden DF – Computer Society at Lund University
  • Sweden Portlane
  • Switzerland SWITCH
  • Turkey Linux Kullanicilari Dernegi
  • United Kingdom Netrino
  • Canada University of Waterloo Computer Science Club
  • USA DoctorServer.by
  • USA Linux Freedom
  • USA Linux Mirrors
  • USA Secution, LLC.
  • USA Yellow Fiber Networks
  • Australia AARNet
  • Australia Western Australian Internet Association
  • Brazil Universidade Federal do Parana

HTTP Mirrors for the 64-bit CD No codecs ISO:

  • South Africa Internet Solutions
  • South Africa Web Africa
  • China University of Science and Technology of China Linux User Group
  • India Honesty Net Solutions
  • Japan JAIST
  • Japan Yamagata University
  • Taiwan Yuan-Ze University
  • Austria Goodie Domain Service
  • Belarus ByFly
  • Bulgaria nano-box.net
  • Czech Republic Silicon Hill
  • Denmark klid.dk
  • France linuxmint-fr.org
  • Germany Copahost
  • Germany GWDG
  • Germany NetCologne GmbH
  • Greece University of Crete
  • Ireland HEAnet
  • Latvia University of Latvia
  • Lithuania Atviras kodas Lietuvai
  • Netherlands Tuxis Internet Engineering
  • Poland Polish Telecom
  • Portugal CeSIUM – Universidade do Minho
  • Sweden DF – Computer Society at Lund University
  • Sweden Portlane
  • Switzerland SWITCH
  • Turkey Linux Kullanicilari Dernegi
  • United Kingdom Netrino
  • Canada University of Waterloo Computer Science Club
  • USA DoctorServer.by
  • USA Linux Freedom
  • USA Linux Mirrors
  • USA Secution, LLC.
  • USA Yellow Fiber Networks
  • Australia AARNet
  • Australia Western Australian Internet Association
  • Brazil Universidade Federal do Parana

HTTP Mirrors for the 32-bit OEM ISO:

  • South Africa Internet Solutions
  • South Africa Web Africa
  • China University of Science and Technology of China Linux User Group
  • India Honesty Net Solutions
  • Japan JAIST
  • Japan Yamagata University
  • Taiwan Yuan-Ze University
  • Austria Goodie Domain Service
  • Belarus ByFly
  • Bulgaria nano-box.net
  • Czech Republic Silicon Hill
  • Denmark klid.dk
  • France linuxmint-fr.org
  • Germany Copahost
  • Germany GWDG
  • Germany NetCologne GmbH
  • Greece University of Crete
  • Ireland HEAnet
  • Latvia University of Latvia
  • Lithuania Atviras kodas Lietuvai
  • Netherlands Tuxis Internet Engineering
  • Poland Polish Telecom
  • Portugal CeSIUM – Universidade do Minho
  • Sweden DF – Computer Society at Lund University
  • Sweden Portlane
  • Switzerland SWITCH
  • Turkey Linux Kullanicilari Dernegi
  • United Kingdom Netrino
  • Canada University of Waterloo Computer Science Club
  • USA DoctorServer.by
  • USA Linux Freedom
  • USA Linux Mirrors
  • USA Secution, LLC.
  • USA Yellow Fiber Networks
  • Australia AARNet
  • Australia Western Australian Internet Association
  • Brazil Universidade Federal do Parana

HTTP Mirrors for the 64-bit OEM ISO:

  • South Africa Internet Solutions
  • South Africa Web Africa
  • China University of Science and Technology of China Linux User Group
  • India Honesty Net Solutions
  • Japan JAIST
  • Japan Yamagata University
  • Taiwan Yuan-Ze University
  • Austria Goodie Domain Service
  • Belarus ByFly
  • Bulgaria nano-box.net
  • Czech Republic Silicon Hill
  • Denmark klid.dk
  • France linuxmint-fr.org
  • Germany Copahost
  • Germany GWDG
  • Germany NetCologne GmbH
  • Greece University of Crete
  • Ireland HEAnet
  • Latvia University of Latvia
  • Lithuania Atviras kodas Lietuvai
  • Netherlands Tuxis Internet Engineering
  • Poland Polish Telecom
  • Portugal CeSIUM – Universidade do Minho
  • Sweden DF – Computer Society at Lund University
  • Sweden Portlane
  • Switzerland SWITCH
  • Turkey Linux Kullanicilari Dernegi
  • United Kingdom Netrino
  • Canada University of Waterloo Computer Science Club
  • USA DoctorServer.by
  • USA Linux Freedom
  • USA Linux Mirrors
  • USA Secution, LLC.
  • USA Yellow Fiber Networks
  • Australia AARNet
  • Australia Western Australian Internet Association
  • Brazil Universidade Federal do Parana

Enjoy!

We look forward to receiving your feedback. Thank you for using Linux Mint and have a lot of fun with this new release!

Posted by Linux Admin