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

Published on December 8, 2015 by

Linux Mint 17.3 MATE Edition has been released and announced by Linux Mint Team, this release featuring the latest version of MATE Desktop Environment 1.12, 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 MATE:

  • 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 application menu looks much better, thanks to the addition of a frame, borders and shadows
  • The “Desktop Settings” tool now supports more window and compositing managers
  • Touchpad support was significantly improved
  • Multi-monitor support has been improved. Display settings now show output names and you’re now able to define which of your monitors should be considered “primary”.
  • The power applet now displays model and vendor information so you can distinguish between multiple battery powered devices.
  • The MATE system monitor now detects Linux Mint more accurately and it’s one of the first MATE components which was ported to GTK3.
  • For more details you can refer to – new features Linux Mint 17.3 MATE

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