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Linux Mint

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Linux Mint is a community-driven Linux distribution based on Ubuntu (which is in turn based on Debian), bundled with a variety of free and open-source applications.[5][6] It can provide full out-of-the-box multimedia support for those who choose to include proprietary software such as multimedia codecs.[7] Compared to Ubuntu, it uses a different Cinnamon interface by default,[8] using a different, more traditional layout that can be customized by dragging the applets and creating panels. New applets can also be downloaded.[9]

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Linux Mint
Linux Mint 21 "Vanessa" (Cinnamon Edition)
DeveloperClément Lefèbvre and community[1]
OS familyLinux (Unix-like)
Working stateCurrent
Source modelOpen source
Initial releaseAugust 27, 2006; 16 years ago (2006-08-27)
Latest releaseLinux Mint 21.1 “Vera”[2] / December 20, 2022; 5 months ago (2022-12-20)
Linux Mint Debian Edition 5 "Elsie" / March 20, 2022
Available inMultilingual[3]
Update methodAPT (+ Software Manager, Update Manager & Synaptic user interfaces)
Package managerdpkg & Flatpak
Platformsx86-64 and x86
Kernel typeMonolithic (Linux)
user interface

The Linux Mint project was created by Clément Lefèbvre and is actively maintained by the Linux Mint Team and community.[10]