January 25, 2010

Linux Mint 8 “Helena” Fluxbox RC1 released!

Article Source Linux Mint
January 25, 2010, 11:58 am

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 8 “Helena” Fluxbox Community Edition RC1.

Quick steps:

Introduction to Linux Mint 8 Fluxbox:

This release has been built with the emphasis on a lightweight and yet fully functional desktop centered on the Fluxbox window manager. Even though we strive to provide out-of-the-box readiness for all your hardware and common computing tasks, Linux Mint Fluxbox CE is easily configurable to run on lower-spec hardware with the tools needed for doing so readily available.

For a detailed overview of the new features and improvements included in Linux Mint 8 Fluxbox, please read “What’s new in Helena Fluxbox?“.

System requirements:

  • x86 processor
  • 256 MB of system memory (RAM)
  • 3 GB of disk space for installation
  • GA graphics card capable of 800√ó600 resolution
  • CD-ROM drive or USB port

Important information and known issues:

As an RC (Release Candidate) this release is targeted at developers and beta-testers who want to help Linux Mint find and correct bugs before the stable release. Please do not use this release as your main desktop. For a complete list of known issues read the Release Notes.

Feedback and bug reports:

Please report any bug you may find via the Linux Mint 8 Fluxbox RC1 Bug Thread and give us your feedback on this release by posting a comment right here on the blog.

Download Linux Mint 8 Fluxbox RC1:

You can download Linux Mint 8 Fluxbox RC1 via torrent or via HTTP:

Size: 653MB LiveCD
MD5Sum:  b70be8c9caa4712cf109c66daa3a7f95

Torrent download: http://www.linuxmint.com/torrent/LinuxMint-8-Fluxbox-RC1.iso.torrent
HTTP download: http://www.linuxmint.com/edition.php?id=48



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Have a lot of fun testing this release candidate and let’s all hope it will help us make a great stable release.

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