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Linux Mint 13 (Maya) Step by Step Installation Guide with Screenshots

Linux Mint 13 (Maya) Step by Step Installation Guide with Screenshots &-8211; this Article or News was published on this date:2019-05-28 19:57:40 kindly share it with friends if you find it helpful

This article is our ongoing testing of different flavours of Linux. Here, we are going to see the installation of Linux Mint 13 (Maya) which is based on Ubuntu Linux. Linux Mint first release was on 2006 with named “ada” and latest release is Linux Mint 13 with code name (Maya). Linux mint comes with wide range of application like LibreOffice, Firefox, Thunderbird, Pidgin, GIMP etc.

Default desktop environment is ‘MATE‘ or ‘Cinnamon‘ also available with various desktop like Plasma Desktop and Xfce. Also other desktop environments can be installed via Advanced Packaging Tool (APT).

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Installation Guide of Linux Mint 13 Maya

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Download Linux Mint 13 (Maya) DVD ISO’s

Linux Mint 13 (Maya) has been released and you can download from here or follow below links.

  1. Linux Mint 13 (Maya) ISO – 32 Bit
  2. Linux Mint 13 (Maya) ISO – 64 Bit

Let us begin installation of Linux Mint 13 (Maya). It’s fairly easy to install as it won’t offer a lot of options so you cannot go wrong during installation.

  1. Read Also : Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) Desktop Installation Guide with Screenshots

Linux Mint 13 (Maya) Installation Guide

1. Boot Computer with Linux Mint 13 (Maya) Installation CD/DVD or ISO.

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Boot Linux Mint 13 Installation DVD

2. Welcome screen of Linux Mint 13 (Maya).

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Welcome Screen of Linux Mint 13

3. Preparing to install Linux Mint.

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Preparation of Linux Mint 13 Installation

4. Click on Install Linux Mint.

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Install Screen of Linux Mint 13

5. Select Language and click on continue.

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Select Language

6. Next Screen shows few requirement like 5.7 GB disk space and internet.

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Linux Mint 13 Disk Selection

7. Partitioning screen where you can define your own partitions. Best way is to select “Erase disk and install Linux Mint” and click continue.

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Linux Mint 13 Partition Selection

8. Choose time zone.

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Time Zone Selection

9. Select keyboard layout and click continue.

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Keyboard Selection

10. Fill information as desired and click on continue.

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Enter your information

11. Installation is in process this may take few minutes.

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Linux Mint 13 Installation Process

12. Installation completed, eject CD/DVD if any and reboot system.

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Linux Mint 13 Installation Completed

13. Your Linux Mint system is ready, login with user name and password provided during installation.

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Linux Mint 13 Login Screen

14. Linux Mint Cinnamon desktop.

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Linux Mint 13 Cinnamon Desktop

That’s it. Linux Mint 13 is now installed.

Linux Mint 14 “Nadia” RC (Release Candidate) Released – Download DVD ISO’s

Linux Mint 14 &-8220;Nadia&-8221; RC (Release Candidate) Released &-8211; Download DVD ISO&-8217;s &-8211; this Article or News was published on this date:2019-05-28 19:56:56 kindly share it with friends if you find it helpful

On November 11, 2012, the father of Linux Mint project Clement Lefebvre proudly announced a release of upcoming Linux Mint 14NadiaRC (Release Candidate) operating system and made available for download in two editions MATE and Cinnamon for testing.

Update :

Finally, on Nov 30, 2012, Linux Mint 14 released. Please check out the below article where we covered the installation part of Linux Mint 14 and also provided DVD download links for both Mate and Cinnamon editions.

  1. Linux Mint 14 (Nadia) is Released – Installation Guide with Screenshots (Mate) Edition
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Linux Mint 14 Desktop Preview

This release is based on Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) operating system with lots of new updates and features including Linux kernel 3.5, Firefox 16, Thunderbird 16, Cinnamon desktop environment, mate desktop environment, full support for GTK 3.6 and GTK3 applications, updated icon theme which is based on the Faenza icon pack.

Features of Linux Mint 14 RC

  1. Based on Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal).
  2. Linux kernel 3.5.
  3. MATE 1.4 desktop environment.
  4. Cinnamon 1.6 desktop environment.
  5. Default login manager MDM (Mint Display Manager).
  6. Software Manager tool is updated.
  7. Lots of system improvements, artwork improvements, bug fixes and updated packages.

Linux Mint 14 RC Mate Edition

Linux Mint 14 RC MATE edition features MATE 1.4, which comes with lots of new improvements, new features and as well as numerous bug fixes.

  1. bluetooth and mate-keyring are now functional.
  2. caja (file manager) features support for Dropbox.
  3. Caja improvements such as toggle button to show and edit the path and a new button to difference between files in the file conflict dialog and many more.
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Mate Desktop Preview

Linux Mint 14 RC Cinnamon Edition

Linux Mint 14 RC Cinnamon edition features Cinnamon 1.6, which comes with full list of new features and improvements.

  1. Cinnamon 2D session with software rendering feature.
  2. ALT + Tab improvements, including thumbnails and previews.
  3. Improved sound applet: mute buttons for speakers, larger album cover, microphone and more.
  4. Grid view in Expo.
  5. Workspace OSD: Give custom names to workspaces.
  6. Included notification applet which stores a history of desktop notifications.
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Cinnamon Desktop Preview

For more information about Cinnamon 1.6, including installation and video, see our earlier article at Install Cinnamon 1.6 on Ubuntu 12.10/12.04/11.10, Xubuntu 12.10, Linux Mint 13

Workspace OSD

Workspaces OSD are “persistent” in Cinnamon. This means by clicking “+” button you can create any number of workspaces with custom names. These workspaces remain there even after you reboot and until you decide to delete it.

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Cinnamon Workspace OSD Preview

Notifications Applet

The notification applet panel keeps track of notifications of desktop. It acts like a tray and collects notifications that you didn’t click on. It is very useful when you are busy in doing something or you just want to read them later.

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Cinnamon Desktop Notifications Panel

Alt-Tab Thumbnails and Previews

The Alt-Tab thumbnails and previews feature is now configurable under Cinnamon 1.6 with following switchers.

  1. Icons (default, similar to Cinnamon 1.4)
  2. Icons + Thumbnails
  3. Icons + Window Previews
  4. Window Previews
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Cinnamon ALT Tab Thumbnails and Previews

Improved Sound Applet

Improved sound applet panel comes with some new features such as cover artwork with tool-tips, mute buttons for the sound and microphone, volume slider with percentage and more.

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Cinnamon Sound

Nemo File Manager

Cinnamon 1.6 now tightly integrated with Nemo (file browser) with some exciting brand new backgrounds selection screen with lots of new other features like button to toggle between location bar and path bar, improved toolbar, better browsing, configuration and desktop presentation and much more.

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NEMO File Manager in Cinnamon

MDM Display Manager

MDM is the default display manager in Linux Mint 14 with legacy GDM2 themes support, so you can apply any GDM themes without any modifications. By defulat Linux Mint 14 ships with 30 GDM/MDM themes installed, but you can find more than 2000 themes at gnome-look.org.

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MDM Display Manager

For more information and features read the release notes at New features in Linux Mint 14.

Download Linux Mint 14 RC Mate and Cinnamon DVD ISO’s

The final release of Linux Mint 14 RC is available for both 32-bit and 64-bit architectures and it will also be available for download in ISO format for both editions MATE and Cinnamon separately.

Direct Download Linux Mint 14 Mate Edition
  1. Download Linux Mint 14 Mate Edition DVD ISO – 32-Bit
  2. Download Linux Mint 14 Mate Edition DVD ISO – 64-Bit
Direct Download Linux Mint 14 Cinnamon Edition
  1. Download Linux Mint 14 Cinnamon Edition DVD ISO – 32-Bit
  2. Download Linux Mint 14 Cinnamon Edition DVD ISO – 64-Bit
Torrent Download Linux Mint 14 Mate Edition
  1. Download Linux Mint 14 Mate Edition Torrent DVD ISO – 32-Bit
  2. Download Linux Mint 14 Mate Edition Torrent DVD ISO – 64-Bit
Torrent Download Linux Mint 14 Cinnamon Edition
  1. Download Linux Mint 14 Cinnamon Edition Torrent DVD ISO – 32-Bit
  2. Download Linux Mint 14 Cinnamon Edition Torrent DVD ISO – 64-Bit

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