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mintCast 199 – Online Backup Services

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Download News: Internet freaks out over Heartbleed OpenSSL bug (eweek.com.com) Linux Mint Monthly News – March (blog.linuxmint.com) Cinnamon 2.2 gets released (segfault.linuxmint.com) Tesla S Owners hack their cars, find Ubuntu (green.autoblog.org) The GNOME Foundation Is Running Short On Money (phoronix.com) The Raspberry Pi Foundation adds a new product to its lineup (raspberrypi.org) Main Topic: Online … … Continue reading

Written by mintcast@mintcast.org (Charles and Rothgar)

April 17th, 2014 at 7:32 pm

mintCast 198 – Personal Finances

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Download News: 1993: Term Spam Coined (dayintechhistory.com) 1951: UNIVAC I – First American Commercial Computer is Unveiled (dayintechhistory.com) Linux Mint 17 codenamed Qiana (linuxmint.com) Linux Mint might use the same LTS BASE for Linux Mint 17, 18, 19 and 20 (webupd8.org) Why Linux Mint is a worthwhile Windows XP replacement (zdnet.com) GOG.com to support Linux … … Continue reading

Written by mintcast@mintcast.org (Charles and Rothgar)

April 3rd, 2014 at 8:44 pm

mintCast 197 – Firefox vs Chrome

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Download News: Mate 1.8 released (segfault.linuxmint.com) Beta Goodies: mdm 1.5.1, mint-mdm-themes 1.5.1, mintlocale 1.1 (segfault.linuxmint.com) Mir not coming as default until 2016? (arstechnica.com) In sudden announcement, US to give up control of DNS root zone (arstechnica.com) New Zealand fruit distributor freshens up with Linux (computerworld.co.nz) Main Topic: Firefox vs Chrome Mozilla cancels development of Windows … … Continue reading

Written by mintcast@mintcast.org (Charles and Rothgar)

March 20th, 2014 at 11:05 am

mintCast 196 – Looking at LMDE

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Download News: Cinnamon developers target support for hi-dpi displays (segfault.linuxmint.com) Unified Locale Settings to get upgraded with a new Mint tool (segfault.linuxmint.com) Calligra 2.8 gets released, along with a new version of Krita (calligra.org) (smartcompany.com.au) EFF goes to court, quashes patent troll’s attempt to grab donor names (arstechnica.com) Learn Linux free & online from Harvard … … Continue reading

Written by mintcast@mintcast.org (Charles and Rothgar)

March 13th, 2014 at 9:16 pm

mintCast 195 – More News

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Download News: Linux Mint Debian 201403 released! – Highlights include Update Pack 8, Cinnamon 2.0, MATE 1.6, Latest Mint tools and improvements, and Support for EFI and GPT . (blog.linuxmint.com) What Makes a Classic Linux Desktop ‘Classic’? – Based on the figures in LinuxQuestions’ Members Choice Awards, 84% of Linux desktop users prefer a classic … … Continue reading

Written by mintcast@mintcast.org (Charles and Rothgar)

March 6th, 2014 at 6:15 pm

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mintCast 194 – Sonic and BSD

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Download News: Canonical Explains Why Linux Mint and All Other Distros Must Sign a License Agreement (softpedia.com) (fridge.ubuntu.com) Losing graciously (markshuttleworth.com) Why you should dual-boot SteamOS and Windows 7 (itworld.com) How to Dual-Boot SteamOS (tomsguide.com) Main Topic: PC-BSD 10 PC-BSD® … Continue reading

Written by mintcast@mintcast.org (Charles and Rothgar)

February 20th, 2014 at 9:31 pm

mintCast 193 – A New User’s View of Mint

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Download News: LMDE Update Pack 8 on Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 @ 8:48 am (blog.linuxmint.com) (Cinnamon What’s New) (MATE What’s New) 5 Reasons Why PCLinuxOS Is Better For Windows XP Users Than Ubuntu (everydaylinuxuser.com) Another Debian init system vote called … Continue reading

Written by mintcast@mintcast.org (Charles and Rothgar)

February 13th, 2014 at 8:51 pm

mintCast 192 – It’s Elementary

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Download News: Why Did Linux Mint Ax mintConstructor? Linux Mint has given Reglue the opportunity to create a respin for educational purposes within their non-profit, largely due to an app named mintConstructor. It provides a fairly simple method of making … Continue reading

Written by mintcast@mintcast.org (Charles and Rothgar)

February 6th, 2014 at 9:52 pm

mintCast 191 – A Look at Chromebooks

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Download News: Research Shows Chromebooks Doing Very Well in the Education Market- As we’ve noted multiple times, though, Chromebooks are finding a home in the education market, thanks to their low prices and their reliance on free applications and resources … Continue reading

Written by mintcast@mintcast.org (Charles and Rothgar)

January 30th, 2014 at 6:03 pm

mintCast 190 – A Buncha News

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Download News: The 5 first Linux Mint releases are coming back from Oblivion! The following ISOs were added to the archive and are being synced to all our mirrors: Linux Mint 1.0 BETA-007 “Ada”, Linux Mint 2.0 “Barbara”, Linux Mint … Continue reading

Written by mintcast@mintcast.org (Charles and Rothgar)

January 23rd, 2014 at 8:54 pm