Release Notes for Linux Mint 4.0 Daryna Light Edition

Introduction

The purpose of the Light Edition is to bring a version of Linux Mint which doesn't contain:

  • Proprietary software
  • Patented technologies
  • Support for restricted formats

In some countries where the legislation allows software patents to be enforced the Light Edition provides a way for users to legally download Linux Mint.

The following components are not present in this Light Edition:

  • Macromedia Flash
  • Support for encrypted DVDs
  • Windows codecs
  • Support for restricted multimedia formats
  • Unrar
  • Sun Java (replaced by GIJ)

This edition includes all other technologies from Daryna. Please refer to the Daryna Release Notes for more information.