Linux Mint, probably the most beginner-friendly Linux system out there, has hit version 12 with quite a few neat features and improvements. Chief among them is a new shell based on Gnome 3 (preferred by at least one Lifehacker editor, new themes, and the choice of DuckDuckGo as the default...
November 30, 2011
Linux Mint 12 "Lisa" Adds Customized GNOME 3 Shell to Beginner-Friendly OS [Updates]
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