Linux Mint 9 “Isadora” RC is now available for download

Linux Mint 9 “Isadora” RC is now available for download

The developers behind the Linux Mint distribution have released a RC edition of their upcoming Linux Mint 9 “Isadora” build.

New features:

New Software Manager
30,000 packages
Review applications straight from the Software Manager
APT daemon
Visual improvements
New Backup Tool
Incremental backups, compression, integrity checks
Backup/Restoration of the software selection
Menu improvements
Editable items
Transparent menu
Always start with favorites
“Add to” shortcuts
Desktop settings
Changes apply immediately
Additional options
Better look & feel
Backgrounds
Welcome screen
Update Manager
System improvements
Windows installer
Husse quotes
USB Creator
Default software selection
Local repository and Gnome-PPP
Apt hold/unhold/held commands
Project changes
Community Website
CD & DVD
Community Editions
OEM installation disks
USA/Japan distributors disks
32 & 64-bit
Upstream improvements
Faster boot
Long Term Support

There are some known problems which they aim to fix before releasing the stable build.

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