Monthly News – November 2023

Monthly News – November 2023

Many thanks for your donations and for your support!

I’ll be brief today because we’re a little bit late in our schedule. The holiday season is coming and so is Linux Mint 21.3.

Linux Mint 21.3

The ISO images for Linux Mint 21.3 are currently in QA. We’re almost done with the testing. We’re expecting a BETA release this week.

Nemo Actions

Right-click an .iso file. You see “Verify” and “Make bootable USB stick” in the context menu? These are Nemo actions.

Until now actions were provided by packages and we only shipped actions which were useful to most people. These two actions, for instance, are part of the mintstick package.

Starting with Cinnamon 6.0, you’ll be able to download, enable and rate actions the same way as applets, desklets, extensions and Cinnamon themes.

Actions will be a new type of Cinnamon spices.

We’ll see a huge variety of new actions popping up in the community and available in Cinnamon.

Wayland Support

With Linux Mint 21.3 and Cinnamon 6.0 we’ll start providing experimental (as in ALPHA) support for Wayland. As previously announced this won’t take priority over Xorg, we’ll take our time to fix Wayland issues, but we’ll start accepting bug reports nonetheless.

We have a dedicated Github repository for issues related to Wayland, whether they need fixing in Cinnamon, in an XApp project, a Mint tool or anything software project we maintain: https://github.com/linuxmint/wayland.

Other News

Hypnotix recently received the ability to set favorite channels. It will also feature the ability to create custom channels. If you have a link to stream from, whether it’s live or not, you’ll be able to turn it into a custom TV channel. This makes it possible to use Hypnotix without any playlist or any IPTV provider. You could even use this to create channels for your favorite YouTube music videos.

In Slick Greeter, the login screen, the alignment of the login box is now configurable.

Bulky, the batch file renaming tool, received support for thumbnails and drag and drop.

In Pix, video playback now takes the video orientation into account and automatically rotates it.


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