Meet Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa Cinnamon Edition – Video Overview and Screenshots

Published on December 8, 2015 by

Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon has been released and announced by Linux Mint Team, this release featuring the latest version cinnamon 2.8 desktop environment, based-on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, linux kernel 3.19, Xorg 1.17, Mesa 10.5.9 and will get updates and security patch until 2019.

Here’s New Features and Changes in Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon:

  • The Software Sources tool now detects your location and starts its speed tests with mirrors near you.
  • The Update Manager now also performs more checks than before.
  • Drivers are now sorted by status and the Driver Manager now indicates if drivers are Open Source or not.
  • HiDPI support was improved in the MDM display manager.
  • The sound applet was given a fresh new layout.
  • Input controls, applications and output devices were moved to the right-click context menu
  • The power applet received many bug fixes and the way it detects and handles multiple batteries was significantly improved.
  • The workspace switcher applet is now able to show a visual representation of your workspaces.
  • the Cinnamon system tray now also supports indicators.
  • The window list is now able to show window thumbnails
  • The traditional animation effect for minimizing windows was fixed and it is now working with multiple panels.
  • Some polish and slight visual improvements were applied to both the classic and preview Alt-Tab application switchers.
  • Box pointers (the little arrows joining applet menus to the panel) received some attention and now look much better than before when close to the edge of the screen.
  • The Alt-F2 run dialog received bug fixes and better auto-completion.
  • The display settings now show both the name of your monitors and the name of the output plug they’re connected to
  • Support for multiple monitors was significantly improved. The mapping of new windows, dialogs, OSD.etc
  • Cinnamon now supports microphone mute buttons.
  • “Quick-Rename” landed in Nemo.
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