As the developing team declared via blog post is, is Linux Mint, version 12 below the name "Lisa" is available. About one and a half months ago, which wasfirst introduced candidate published. Among other things, a latest surface is used.
With MATE obtained a further new inclusion. It is a derive of Gnome 2, which is appropriate with Gnome third This allows the person to both editions of Gnome on one and the same program to use. MATE is available on the DVD edition of Unix like Great, but also customers of the CD competitors can set up an extra bundle. It should be mentioned however, that MATE is still not completely constant and sensible, some components are not yet available. Eventually, MATE will offer a constant platform.
In addition to offering the popular Ubuntu offshoot also two new themes, namely "Mint-Z" and "Z-Dark Mint" Mint-these are based on X and Zukitwo. Also a new default search engine is used: Duck Duck Go. It shows regardless of the search ends at the same results, does not collect any user data and is based on open source technology. Furthermore, the business model of search engines has been modified.
The operators of these engines will share the resulting revenue that comes from users of Linux Mint reached, with the developers of the operating system. Some partners have already been found, they are also in "Lisa" to be present. The manner of installation of search 1+++++engines has been changed compared to the older versions, this is now likely explains much easier and better.