Linux Mint Is Getting Its Own Apps Starting with the 18.x Branch


linux-mint-appsThe Linux Mint project is about to get a lot more interesting because, with the 18.x branch, the developers are going to introduce the so-called X-Apps, which are designed to work across Cinnamon, MATE and Xfce.

The Linux Mint developers didn’t want to make their own apps, and they used different techniques to avoid this method, but the changes brought on by GNOME 3.18 and the Ubuntu base have modified the perspective. A lot of projects are doing their apps when they don’t find what they want. Distros like Manjaro, Solus, or elementary OS have their own…