Linux Mint is a successful alternative to Windows 11. Popular Linux distribution is constantly updated and new functions are added. CHIP shows what Mint can do and what’s new in version 20.3.
You do not have to stick to the Windows track for a long time: other systems offer a lot!
For example, Linux Mint is a good choice if you want to see a completely new operating system using the switch from Windows 10 to Windows 11. Because it is quiet, stable and fast. You have a wide selection of three different desktops (Cinnamon, MATE, Xfce) Shows the most important findings from CHIP Linux Mint 20.3 aka “Una”.
Linux Mint 20.3: New Document Manager, Better Sticky Notes & Co.
With Mint 20.3 Thinky comes with a brand new document manager operating system. This tool provides a quick view of frequently opened and recently opened documents. A small green bar at the bottom of each file indicates the reading progress in the respective document.
The update also brings improvements to sticky tips. The look of the notes has been improved, the text size can now be adjusted manually and the new search function makes it easier to find the notes again. Additionally, the Hypnotix IPTV player has also been upgraded, now available in Chic Dark mode. Thanks to the new search bar, you can find the TV series, movies or series you want even faster.
More colors, beautiful icons and wallpapers
This should not be due to optics, the Linux Mint 20 has been improved and the colors for the theme have been improved. Every user should have something and even beginners can easily find it, the welcome screen represents different colors for the desktop.
The provided desktops are decorated with icons and support high resolution displays across the board. Speaking of icons: folders will also be displayed in yellow if the mint green does not suit your own taste.
Update on Mint 20.3 Now comes with full Darkmode support, which ensures a very pleasant look, especially for multimedia applications.
Rapid data transfer with Warbinator
The big highlight of Linux Mint 20 is the new Warpinator, which makes it easy to transfer files across local networks. Ten years ago there was a tool called Giver that worked without server configuration and allowed copying files using drag and drop from one Linux PC to another. Unfortunately, the guitar is stopped, and the heir comes with the Warbinator. Users do not need to do anything other than open the Warbinator; All other Warbinator PCs on the local network will appear there. Cool: This service can also be used on smartphones, which greatly facilitates file transfer between Android and Linux.
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