Monthly News – November 2021

Many thanks to all the people who support our project. Thank you very much to all of you for your help and your generous donations.

All of our focus is on the BETA for Linux Mint 20.3. We’re planning to release it early this December. We’re finalizing translations, artwork and still making fixes and adjustments but for the most part it’s almost ready to enter QA.

Some of the new features in 20.3 haven’t been revealed yet, but we’re so close to release, I’m not sure there’s much point in giving you a preview 🙂

MATE 1.26 and Flatpak 1.12 were backported.

In the XApps, the PDF reader received proper manga support (hitting the left arrow key in manga mode now goes forward in the document), the image viewer received the ability to quickly fit to the width or the height of the displayed picture, and many of the apps received improvements for small display resolutions (hiding the menubar, not showing the toolbar in fullscreen…etc), and dark-mode support.

Cinnamon 5.2 features multi-calendar events. Events you create in your calendars will appear in your calendar applet:

Events in the applet use the same color as the calendar they belong to so it’s easy to keep track of multiple calendars.

The applet syncs with evolution-data-server so it supports many online calendars and applications. For instance if you want to use GNOME Calendar it just works out of the box. If you want to use Google Calendar, simply connect it in Online Accounts and it works as well. If you want to use Thunderbird, install an add-on to integrate it with evolution-data-server and it will start to work as well.

Sticky Notes and Hypnotix will feature a search function.

And last but not least there’s a little gift in 20.3, a brand new app. I’ll keep this one as a surprise for now though. I can tell you its name since it’s not very revealing, it’s called thingy 😉

Sponsorships:

Linux Mint is proudly sponsored by:

Gold Sponsors:
Linux VPS Hosting
Simple Mobile Tools
Silver Sponsors:
Sucuri
ThinkPenguin: For Everything Freedom
Bronze Sponsors:
Vault Networks *
AYKsolutions Server & Cloud Hosting
hSo
BGASoft Inc
Feathercoin
HamoniKR
Laser Pointer Forums, LLC
Look To The Right SEO
Uwe Schneider GmbH

Donations in October:

A total of $11,749 were raised thanks to the generous contributions of 460 donors:

$4851, Alex A.
$539 (2nd donation), Pascal S.
$300 (2nd donation), B
$250 (2nd donation), Gregg S.
$250, Scott R.
$240 (4th donation), Heinz G.
$200, Jason L.
$162, Joachim R.
$140 (4th donation), J aka “look but don’t touch. Thank you”
$115 (5th donation), Alan H.
$108 (7th donation), Uwe P.
$108 (4th donation), Peter A.
$108 (2nd donation), Gerhard D.
$108, Wolfgang B.
$108, Jan David M.
$108, Sylvain L.
$108, Francesco S.
$100 (5th donation), Joe K.
$100 (3rd donation), Programmed Precision
$100, Phil W.
$100, Lynne D.
$100, Rachel W.
$100, Christopher B.
$86, Jan V.
$75 (5th donation), Steven A.
$54 (7th donation), Hermann W.
$54 (6th donation), Juergen S.
$54 (5th donation), Udo J.
$54 (4th donation), Tanev, T.
$54 (4th donation), Guy B.
$54 (3rd donation), Detlef N.
$54 (2nd donation), Paul B.
$54 (2nd donation), Dejan Levaja
$54 (2nd donation), Ruediger B.
$54 (2nd donation), Martin K.
$54 (2nd donation), Henrik Simonsen
$54, Daniel H. aka “AlienJoker”
$54, Gudrun K.
$54, Stephen P.
$54, Gerold H.
$54, Alexander A.
$54, Bert V.
$54, Rob S.
$54, Mario I.
$54, Sebastian B.
$54, Christian N.
$54, Trevor F.
$50 (54th donation), Anthony C. aka “ciak”
$50 (5th donation), Bob Tregilus
$50 (4th donation), Nathaniel B.
$50 (3rd donation), Keith M.
$50 (3rd donation), Christopher E.
$50 (3rd donation), Jaime F. Zarama
$50 (2nd donation), Patrick L.
$50 (2nd donation), Stephen R.
$50 (2nd donation), T. M. .
$50 (2nd donation), Lim C. W.
$50 (2nd donation), Louis D.
$50 (2nd donation), Larry D.
$50, Zack G.
$50, Alonzo J.
$50, Kelson V.
$50, Gordon D.
$50, David G.
$50, David T.
$50, Corey P.
$50, Rushi S.
$50, Randy N.
$50, John J.
$50, Daniel A.
$50, David T.
$50, David M.
$50, Joshua V.
$50, Jonathan R.
$50, Larry F.
$43 (139th donation), Olli K.
$43, Thomas K.
$40 (2nd donation), Systemutvikler R. S.
$40 (2nd donation), John D. K.
$40, Arthur T.
$40, W Neil E.
$40, Tormod Jahren
$39, Söhnke H.
$35 (18th donation), Ted S.
$35 (6th donation), Ron S.
$32 (4th donation), Harry F.
$32 (3rd donation), Tannis E.
$32 (2nd donation), Max S.
$32 (2nd donation), Jürgen S.
$32, T. Lindig
$32, Haeran J.
$32, João F.
$30 (2nd donation), Claud M. A.
$30 (2nd donation), John Eady
$30, David F.
$30, Aleksejs A.
$27 (10th donation), Ralf D.
$27 (4th donation), Wolfgang S.
$27 (2nd donation), Florian L.
$27, René S.
$27, Stefano B.
$26 (16th donation), Tsatsorin E. aka “Eugene713”
$25 (13th donation), Vladimir Litvinenko
$25 (9th donation), Linux Mint Sverige
$25 (7th donation), Daniel B. M.
$25 (6th donation), Richard N.
$25 (4th donation), William V.
$25 (2nd donation), Jim R. aka “Images in Colour Inc.”
$25, Tulio J S.
$24 (4th donation), Jürgen S.
$22 (26th donation), Doriano G. M.
$22 (18th donation), Peter E.
$22 (15th donation), Per J.
$22 (8th donation), Frank V.
$22 (8th donation), Bjarne K.
$22 (8th donation), tenminutetechuk
$22 (7th donation), Kleiner Funk-Electronic
$22 (6th donation), Mladen P.
$22 (6th donation), Torsten B.
$22 (5th donation), Paco Galván
$22 (4th donation), Riccardo C.
$22 (4th donation), Ilia D.
$22 (3rd donation), Andreas F.
$22 (3rd donation), Jose Luis Nuñez Crespi
$22 (3rd donation), Albert V. N.
$22 (3rd donation), Harry T.
$22 (2nd donation), Jens G.
$22 (2nd donation), Liviu B.
$22 (2nd donation), particular
$22 (2nd donation), P V.
$22 (2nd donation), Michel H.
$22 (2nd donation), Christian B.
$22 (2nd donation), Arvids G.
$22 (2nd donation), Michael S.
$22 (2nd donation), Guillermo G. A.
$22 (2nd donation), Raul motoraul aka “motoraul”
$22 (2nd donation), Horst K.
$22, Volker H.
$22, Jaime B.
$22, Alexander O.
$22, Borko H.
$22, Christian S.
$22, Marc H.
$22, Patrick D.
$22, Viktor N.
$22, Bernhard L.
$22, Michaz P.
$22, Alan T.
$22, Michael F.
$22, Guenter G.
$22, Andreas A.
$22, Phillip D.
$22, Gerard C.
$22, Fabio M.
$22, Christer B.
$22, David O.
$22, Yvan P.
$22, René G.
$22, José Luis A.
$20 (58th donation), Curt Vaughan aka “curtvaughan ”
$20 (39th donation), Bryan F.
$20 (37th donation), Jim A.
$20 (36th donation), Stefan M. H.
$20 (20th donation), Christopher R.
$20 (15th donation), Brent P.
$20 (13th donation), Robert L.
$20 (10th donation), Terry B.
$20 (8th donation), Chungkuan T.
$20 (7th donation), Palmleaf
$20 (6th donation), Chris B.
$20 (6th donation), Jan R.
$20 (5th donation), Michael W. aka “bajan52”
$20 (4th donation), Ralph G.
$20 (4th donation), Jimmie D.
$20 (4th donation), C D. S. J.
$20 (4th donation), Todd W.
$20 (3rd donation), Robin S.
$20 (3rd donation), F. Gagnon aka “franckgaga”
$20 (3rd donation), Paul K.
$20 (3rd donation), Iain K.
$20 (3rd donation), Paul K.
$20 (3rd donation), Eddie B.
$20 (3rd donation), Jay J.
$20 (2nd donation), Hubbard T.
$20 (2nd donation), Jacques St-O.
$20 (2nd donation), Michael D.
$20 (2nd donation), Peter L. aka “Pedro”
$20 (2nd donation), Antony C.
$20 (2nd donation), Wladyslaw T.
$20 (2nd donation), Brian C.
$20, Volodimir S.
$20, Jeremy S.
$20, James S.
$20, John W.
$20, Denis M.
$20, Ronald H.
$20, Images and Ideas
$20, Zbigniew K.
$20, Eugenijus U.
$20, Stephen A.
$20, Jyotirmoy G.
$20, Rob’s Small Engines
$20, Jim F.
$20, Jim B.
$20, Louise M.
$20, Oscar L.
$20, Ken K.
$20, Richard F.
$20, Gregory M.
$20, Frank T.
$20, William V.
$20, Vincent P.
$20, Jeremy S.
$20, Charles H.
$20, Dan M.
$20, Allen T.
$20, Brian U.
$20, Miguel M.
$20, Richard J.
$20, Mikhail Y.
$20, Otse E.
$20, Neil B.
$20, Jason T.
$20, Mark A.
$20, Hermanus I S.
$17 (62th donation), Johann J.
$16 (57th donation), Andreas S.
$16 (17th donation), Simone G.
$16 (2nd donation), Andreas S.
$16 (2nd donation), Salvador P. D.
$16, André F.
$16, Marija M.
$15 (7th donation), S.S. Gold Coast aka “zoom zoom”
$15, Robert H.
$14, Susan S.
$13 (8th donation), Gabriele I.
$12 (25th donation), Lance A.
$12, Julian P.
$11 (24th donation), Sami Mannila
$11 (19th donation), Daniel S.
$11 (18th donation), Piotr L aka “xpil”
$11 (8th donation), Marko U.
$11 (7th donation), Gerhard A.
$11 (6th donation), Martin H.
$11 (5th donation), Michael W.
$11 (4th donation), Robert Z.
$11 (4th donation), John G.
$11 (3rd donation), Peter S.
$11 (3rd donation), Jeanmichel T.
$11 (3rd donation), Dino G.
$11 (3rd donation), Johannes S.
$11 (2nd donation), jo
$11 (2nd donation), Peter B.
$11 (2nd donation), Henk H.
$11 (2nd donation), Jose C.
$11 (2nd donation), Jan Z.
$11 (2nd donation), Andre T.
$11 (2nd donation), Milan Š.
$11 (2nd donation), Brian H.
$11 (2nd donation), Richard K.
$11 (2nd donation), Victor B.
$11 (2nd donation), Markus S.
$11 (2nd donation), Aleksander R.
$11 (2nd donation), Alex A. aka “cambiatealinux”
$11, Marino R.
$11, Adam K.
$11, Barry B.
$11, Jean-claude M.
$11, Pablo O.
$11, Emmanuel C.
$11, Bjorn G.
$11, Giorgio D.
$11, Chirade C.
$11, Vladimir L.
$11, Peter H.
$11, John R.
$11, Tobias R.
$11, Daniel D.
$11, Radi D.
$11, Claire P.
$11, Frank J.
$11, Mauro G.
$11, Axel R.
$11, Miquel S.
$11, Georgios L.
$11, Jaime Ruiz-Borau
$11, Joseph M.
$11, Gianluca R.
$11, Corneliu-andrei F.
$11, Alan B.
$11, Sibe
$11, Benito H.
$11, Mario I.
$11, Miquel M. aka “hulot”
$11, Jan Holm J.
$11, A.l. P.
$11, Chris V.
$11, Frere D.
$11, Ricardo A.
$11, Jim O.
$11, Tom S.
$11, Adam B.
$10 (90th donation), Tree Service Kansas City
$10 (84th donation), Tree Removal Raleigh NC
$10 (68th donation), Thomas C.
$10 (62th donation), Fence Baton Rouge
$10 (29th donation), Francois-R L.
$10 (27th donation), Serhii B. aka “sinpavla”
$10 (17th donation), Carpet Cleaning Winnipeg
$10 (15th donation), Platypus Products
$10 (15th donation), Fence Company Raleigh
$10 (15th donation), Philip Woodward
$10 (14th donation), Tree Service Kelowna
$10 (12th donation), Solar Panels Saskatoon
$10 (12th donation), Concrete Contractors Raleigh
$10 (9th donation), Kenton B.
$10 (7th donation), Daniel Tan
$10 (7th donation), Minneapolis Towing and Roadside Assistance
$10 (7th donation), Ellis
$10 (7th donation), Jorge R.
$10 (6th donation), George M.
$10 (6th donation), William M.
$10 (5th donation), Erik W.
$10 (5th donation), Jorge M.
$10 (4th donation), CHAZMAN
$10 (3rd donation), Niclas O.
$10 (3rd donation), Mark D.
$10 (2nd donation), Alan W.
$10 (2nd donation), Emin H.
$10 (2nd donation), Thomas D.
$10 (2nd donation), Kent J.
$10 (2nd donation), Gary W.
$10, Dale D.
$10, Atlanta Landscaping Matters
$10, Perry K.
$10, Sie masz Ignac!
$10, Andrew H.
$10, Maud H.
$10, Alessandro M.
$10, Andii P.
$10, Benjamin U.
$10, Dennis B.
$10, James R.
$10, Luis Andres B.
$10, David C.
$10, Greg G.
$10, Dire Noise
$10, Pericles B.
$10, Wojciech S.
$10, Ernest J.
$10, Matthew J.
$10, Peter P.
$10, Philip L.
$10, Lucian G.
$10, Kenneth H.
$10, Axel Z.
$10, zzzzzz .
$10, Cody R H.
$10, J R.
$10, Luke Bryden
$10, Brent B.
$10, Brennon S.
$10, Peterson’s Computer Solutions
$10, Gustavo F.
$10, Visa D.
$10, Norfolk Tree Service
$10, SAVE4ENERGY
$10, Jody M.
$7 (2nd donation), Pressure Washers Columbia
$7, Deez Nutz
$6 (2nd donation), Bernd St.
$5 (65th donation), Eugene T.
$5 (36th donation), William Menezes
$5 (29th donation), Hristo Gatsinski
$5 (23rd donation), Thomas R.
$5 (17th donation), Kirill
$5 (16th donation), Sérgio D. S. S. aka “sersantos”
$5 (13th donation), Szilard S.
$5 (11th donation), Teobaldo D.
$5 (10th donation), Timo K.
$5 (10th donation), Michael V.
$5 (8th donation), Willem V. U.
$5 (3rd donation), Rafal K.
$5 (3rd donation), Thomas K.
$5 (3rd donation), Simon A.
$5 (3rd donation), Denver Cockell
$5 (2nd donation), Eduardo K.
$5 (2nd donation), Sinisa B.
$5 (2nd donation), Dwane S.
$5, Francisco F.
$5, Robert J.
$5, Gift C.
$5, Ain U.
$5, Scott M. aka “tree service athens”
$5, Giuseppe Carlo P.
$5, Mark D.
$5, Pawel J.
$5, Howard R.
$5, Victor BQ.
$5, Johannes V.
$5, Gerald C.
$5, Paul B.
$5, Carlos aka “Synk”
$5, Marshall M.
$5, Massimo O.
$4 (5th donation), Csaba V.
$4, Mohamed E.
$4, Gabriele E R.
$3 (21st donation), Oleksandr P.
$3 (11th donation), Yinguang Z.
$3 (4th donation), Alexey Shtabskiy aka “youngsummerlight”
$3 (2nd donation), Pedram H.
$3, Anita S.
$3, GLS
$3, Siarhei V.
$33 from 25 smaller donations

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