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Article from Issue 189/2016

Linux Mint 17.3 "Rosa" Mate and Clonezilla Live 2.4.6-25


Linux Mint 17.3 "Rosa" Mate (32-bit)

This long-term support version of Linux Mint, built on Debian and Ubuntu, features the Mate v1.12 desktop. The "Rosa" Desktop Settings offer multiple window managers, including Marco, Metacity, Xfwm4, Openbox, and Compiz. The Compton compositing manager is configured to prevent screen tearing. Two new commands show information about which window/compositing managers are running (wm-detect) and allow you to recover the default window manager (wm-recovery).

  • Improved touchpad support
  • More checks in Update Manager
  • Improved multimonitor support
  • Updated Xorg, Mesa, and kernel
  • Improved HiDPI support

Clonezilla Live 2.4.6-25 (64-bit)

The Clonezilla partition and disk imaging/cloning Live distro is suitable for system deployment, bare metal backup, and recovery of systems. It supports a multitude of 32- and 64-bit filesystems (e.g., ext, ReiserFS, XFS, JFS, Btrfs, FAT, NTFS, HFS+, UFS, MINIX, VMFS), facilitating Linux, Windows, Mac OS, BSD, and VMware cloning, with only used blocks saved and restored. Sector-to-sector copying supports cloning of other filesystems.

  • LVM2 support
  • MBR and GPT partitions
  • BIOS or UEFI boot
  • Unattended mode with numerous options
  • One to many restore






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