Gnome 3 and MGSE
For a complete overview and to see screenshots of the new features, visit: “What’s new in Linux Mint 12“.
Important info and release notes:
The Release Notes are an important source of information. Here are some of the topics they cover:
Tips and Tricks
Information about DuckDuckGo
Switch to a single top panel
Switch to a black panel, menu and window list
Quickly preview files without opening them
Restart Gnome Shell when needed
Debug Gnome Shell (for developers or to troubleshoot)
Run Gnome Shell in Virtualbox (for testers and reviewers)
Install MATE from the CD edition
Workaround for a disappearing MATE panel
Workaround for 100% CPU usage in MATE
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 RAM (1GB recommended for a comfortable usage).
5 GB of disk space
Graphics card capable of 800?600 resolution
CD/DVD drive or USB port
To upgrade from a previous version of Linux Mint follow these instructions.
To upgrade from Linux Mint 12 RC, simply apply any level 1 and 2 updates (if any), as well as level 3 “mate” and “caja” updates available in the Update Manager.