Clement Lefebvre has announced the release of Linux Mint 10, code name "Julia": "The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 10. New features: install codecs and upgrade to the DVD edition from the welcome screen; the menu highlights newly installed applications and makes them easier to find; the menu finds and installs software from the repositories; addition of search engines to the menu's search box; Software Manager with a better categorization of software and use of application icons; update manager can ignore updates and shows download size; upload manager improvements; new look and feel featuring a traditional light theme and dark background; various system improvements.
New features at a glance:
Install codecs and upgrade to the DVD edition from the welcome screen
Highlights newly installed applications
Finds and installs software from the repositories
GTK bookmarks support
GTK themes support
UI, speed, ETA
Cancel / Run in background
New look and feel
Splash screen resolution
x86 processor (Linux Mint 64-bit requires a 64-bit processor. Linux Mint 32-bit works on both 32-bit and 64-bit processors).
512 MB of system memory (RAM)
4 GB of disk space for installation
Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution
CD-ROM drive or USB port