fashion retail is about to launch its version based on the KDE desktop environment, as evidenced by the official announcement of the availability of Linux Mint 12 KDE Release Candidate , an issue that comes with some improvements inherited from his distro “matrix” in addition to other characteristic of KDE.
For starters we
SC KDE 4.7.4 (latest stable version, failing to reach SC KDE 4.8), which is compounded by the emergence of hybrid ISO images allow not having to rely on UNetbootin to create LiveUSB . Just dd command or a graphical frontend to create bootable USB pendrives those without problems.
Another change, which already were new in Linux Mint 12 – is the presence Duck Duck Go as default search engine in the web browser installed, which is intended partly create a new business model with search advertising.
There are some interesting features
as PDF direct printing or support Ctrl-Alt-Backspace did not work in previous versions and now it works. Mint4Win not present in this edition, although it will be in the final, and so does mintDesktop.
you find out more details in the release notes or new features as well as in the official announcement on the blog of Linux Mint, where there is a complete list of download links which also include torrents for both 32 and 64 bits of this distribution.