Linux Mint is a community-driven Linux distribution based on Debian and Ubuntu that strives to be a “modern, elegant and comfortable operating system which is both powerful and easy to use.”Linux Mint provided full out-of-the-box multimedia support by including some proprietary software and comes bundled with a variety of free and open-source applications;however, with the release of v18 “Sarah” some previously included proprietary software such as multimedia codecs was no longer included by default. 75 more words
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This is the reason so much security work goes on in the background, without your knowledge.
If you’re the type of person who absolutely hates Microsoft’s practice of downloading and installing Windows 10 security updates late at night—well, new research says you have only yourself to blame. 367 more words
The vast majority of contributions come from paid developers
The Linux kernel is improving faster than ever, gaining 7.8 patches per hour and 4,600 lines of new code every day. 380 more words