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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
According to the Linux Mint homepage, Linux Mint's purpose is to produce an elegant, up to date and comfortable GNU/Linux desktop distribution. In this review, I will take a look at Linux Mint 2.2 (codename Bianca) and see how the Linux Mint team delivers.
Linux Mint is available in two versions, a Light Edition and a Full Edition. Both versions are free, but the Full version includes technologies that might be protected by software patents. For this review I will use the Full Edition.
In case you never heard of Linux Mint, it's based on Ubuntu and includes a number of additions and improvements the developers feel are missing from the regular Ubuntu releases.
In version 2.2, the following major changes have been made.