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Linux Mint

Linux Mint
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Linux Mint 20.1 "Ulyssa" (Cinnamon Edition)
DeveloperClément Lefèbvre, Jamie Boo Birse, Kendall Weaver, and community[1]
OS familyLinux (Unix-like)
Working stateCurrent
Source modelOpen source
Initial releaseAugust 27, 2006 (2006-08-27)
Latest releaseLinux Mint 20.2 “Uma”[2] / July 8, 2021 (2021-07-08)
Latest previewLinux Mint 20.2 “Uma” Beta[3] / 18 June 2021 (2021-06-18)
Available inMultilingual[4]
Update methodAPT (+ Software Manager, Update Manager & Synaptic user interfaces)
Package managerdpkg & Flatpak
Platformsx86-64
Kernel typeMonolithic (Linux)
UserlandGNU
Default
user interface
Official websitelinuxmint.com

Linux Mint is a community-driven Linux distribution based on Ubuntu (in turn based on Debian), bundled with a variety of free and open-source applications.[6][7] It can provide full out-of-the-box multimedia support for those who choose to include proprietary software such as multimedia codecs.[8]

The Linux Mint project was created by Clément Lefèbvre and is actively maintained by the Linux Mint Team and community.[9]

  1. ^ "Teams". Linux Mint.
  2. ^ Clem. "Linux Mint 20.2 "Uma" Cinnamon released!". The Linux Mint Blog.
  3. ^ Clem. "Linux Mint 20.2 "Uma" Cinnamon – BETA Release". The Linux Mint Blog. Retrieved 27 June 2021.
  4. ^ "Official Documentation". Linux Mint. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  5. ^ "Downloads". Linux Mint. Retrieved 29 October 2013.
  6. ^ "FAQ". Linux Mint. Retrieved December 24, 2015.
  7. ^ Khamlichi, M.el. "Linux Mint History and Development". Unixmen. Retrieved December 24, 2015.
  8. ^ "Install Linux Mint". Linux Mint Installation Guide.
  9. ^ von Eitzen, Christopher (21 October 2013). "Q&A: Clement Lefèbvre: The man behind Linux Mint". Network World. Retrieved December 24, 2015.

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