Clement Lefebvre announced a few minutes ago, on the Linux Mint blog, the immediate availability of the final version of Linux Mint 6 x64 Edition
. This edition is based on the main edition (read: 32-bit edition) of Linux Mint 6 (Felicia)
, only that it is addressed to 64-bit users (for Intel Core 2 Quad, Intel Core 2 Duo, AMD Athlon X2 64 and all the x86-64 compliant processors)."I would like to thank all the people who helped us test the Release Candidate and who gave us some feedback. This release comes with all the innovations featured in Linux Mint 6 Felicia and for the very first time with the 64 bit versions of the Adobe Flash and Sun Java plugins!"
- said Clement Lefebvre in the official release announcement
Highlights of Linux Mint 6:
· mint4win - allows you to install Linux Mint from the Microsoft Windows operating system;
· mintInstall 5 with a new offline interface, software version information and support for multiple portals;
· mintUpdate 3 with a revamped GUI, proxy support, updates history;
· mintUpload 2 with support for FTP transfers;
· mintNanny - a useful parental control tool;
· Giver - a LAN (Local Area Network) transfer tool;
· Gufw - a Graphical User Interface (GUI) frontend for the ufw firewall;
· Flegita - a utility for scanners.Which are the recommended system requirements?
To install Linux Mint 6, you will need minimum 512 MB of RAM (however, the system will work very well with 256 MB of RAM after installation). Be aware that the installation may hang if you have less than 512 MB of RAM. As a solution, you can try repeating the installation process several times. Also, you must have at least 3 or 4 GB of free hard drive space.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.
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