Peppermint 9, the distribution based on Ubuntu 18.04, officially arrives

peppermint 9

Mark Greaves of Team Peppermint announced today the official launch of the Peppermint 9 system, a release that brings many improvements and news.

Based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver, the Peppermint 9 distribution reaches the public with Linux Kernel 4.15 with support for 32-bit and 64-bit architectures. Among the characteristic improvements of this system we can mention a main theme based on the popular Arc GTK +, Flatpak and Snap support via GNOME software center, which will now be displayed in the main menu.

Also installed by default is the Menulibre menu editor, the Xfce Panel Switch tool, the utility was added Xfce4 screenshots instead of Pyshot and display settings manager xfce4-display-settings instead of lxrandr. The system monitor htop has its place on the menu and Firefox is now the default browser instead of Chromium.

 Desktop enhancements, new layouts, and more in Peppermint 9

El Nemo file explorer has been updated to add the option "Send by mail" in the contextual menu, which will allow users to send one or more files by mail, the option "Create a new launcher here”From the context menu. In addition, the function “Do not bother”In the notification settings and the shortcut Alt + C to find the cursor.

Peppermint 9 comes with the GTK + scroll bar in all apps, making QT applications can have the GTK + theme by default. On the other hand, when the panel is restored using the built-in Peppermint settings, the user will no longer have to log in again.

You can download Peppermint 9 from its official website right now and install it as you would any Linux distribution.


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