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Linux Mint 6 Fluxbox Is Here
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Clement Lefebvre and the community behind the Linux Mint project announced last night on the official blog the immediate availability of the final release of Linux Mint 6 (Felicia) Fluxbox Community Edition. Being based on Xubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex), this version is powered by Linux kernel 2.6.27, X.Org 7.4 and Fluxbox 1.0.0. Linux Mint 6 Fluxbox includes a brand new menu system called Mint-FM2, a new display manager called Slim (replacement for GDM), and many other nice tweaks.

"We have integrated some brand new features into the Live CD which will hopefully make it easier to install Linux Mint Fluxbox Community Edition on lower spec hardware. Firstly, we have disabled some largely unnecessary services in the Live CD environment. These include acpid, acpi-support, anacron, apmd, atd, bluetooth, cron, cups, dns-clean, mpd, powernowd, powernowd.early, readahead, readahead-desktop, samba and ufw. This should provide for a snappier Live CD. Secondly, once booted, the Live CD now provides you with three options for what kind of Live CD session you would like to start." - said the Linux Mint Fluxbox team in the official release notes.

Highlights of Linux Mint 6 Fluxbox:

· Linux kernel 2.6.27;
· X.Org 7.4;
· Fluxbox 1.0.0;
· New Software Manager;
· New display manager;
· New menu system;
· Support for FTP transfers in mintUpload;
· Support for history and proxies in mintUpdate;
· mint4win, Linux Mint installer for Microsoft Windows users;
· Thunar Shares, a Thunar add-on that allows users to share files with Samba;
· Media Player Daemon
· Vino, for remote desktop sharing and viewing;
· Gmrun, a run dialog with history and autocomplete functions;
· Gufw, graphical user interface for the ufw firewall;
· Conky, a lightweight system monitor tool;
· sysv-rc-conf, a command-line interface to configure system services;
· A function to automatically restore the default configuration of Fluxbox.

The Fluxbox edition of Linux Mint 6 (Felicia) also comes with the following Linux Mint tools:

· mintInstall 5
· mintNanny
· mintUpdate 3
· mint4win
· mintUpload 2
· mintDesktop

What are the minimum system requirements for Linux Mint 6 Fluxbox?

· A 32-bit processor;
· 128 MB of RAM;
· 2 GB free hard disk space (for installation);
· VGA video card capable of 800x600 resolution;
· A CD-ROM drive.

What is Linux Mint? Linux Mint is an elegant, easy-to-use, up-to-date, 100% free and comfortable Linux desktop distribution based on the very popular Ubuntu operating system. It offers paid commercial support to companies and individuals. Also, free community support is available from the forums and the IRC channel.

Download Linux Mint 6 Fluxbox CE right now from Here.

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