Release Notes for Linux Mint 10


This is Linux Mint 10, codename Julia.

Important links

Known problems

Splash screen resolution

If the boot sequence only shows dots and no logo, you can make it look better by following these instructions.


Moonlight was removed from Linux Mint because of a bug that made Firefox crash. The bug was fixed upstream and you can install the Moonlight plugin from the project's website.

Upstream issues

Linux Mint 10 is based on Maverick Meerkat. Make sure to read the known issues related to this release.

Important information

CD and DVD images

If you installed Linux Mint from the CD, you can install all the extra applications included in the DVD by clicking on "Upgrade to the DVD edition" in the welcome screen.

Distributors disks for USA and Japan

If you're a magazine or a company distributing Linux Mint in the USA or in Japan, you can use the USA/Japan disks which come with patented technology and proprietary components removed. Users can use the welcome screen to reinstall these components easily.

Local repository and GnomePPP

GnomePPP is not installed by default but it is present within the default installation of Linux Mint. Your APT sources point to a local repository in /usr/share/local-repository to which GnomePPP was added.