Linux Mint 20.1 Ulyssa Xfce released.

 

Latest version of Linux Mint released  https://blog.linuxmint.com/ 

I am hopeful there will be a version for Arm processors soon?



Steve, G1KQH, is a regular contributor to AmateurRadio.com and writes from England. Contact him at [email protected].

6 Responses to “Linux Mint 20.1 Ulyssa Xfce released.”

  • Paul VA3ZC:

    Hi Steve,
    Have you tried Armbian? Linux for ARM devices. I use it on an old Android TV box for portable FT8 ops.
    73,
    Paul VA3ZC

  • David WB4ONA:

    Actually Linux Mint 20.1 Ulyssa, in the Cinnamon, Mate, and Xfce flavors were all released together on 08-January-2021. The reason why this release is important is because Linux Mint 20.1 Ulyssa is a Long Term Support (LTS) version. Mint versions are always released under common Western female first names, but not this time:

    Ref: http://www.thinkbabynames.com/meaning/0/Ulyssa

    Ulyssa as a girls’ name is pronounced yoo-LISS-ah. It is of Latin origin. Feminine of Ulysses, name of the far-traveling hero of Homer’s “Odyssey”. Ulyssa is an uncommonly occurring first name for women.

  • Trevor G4CLE:

    Hi Paul,

    I didn’t know about Armbian – looks interesting – thank you

    73
    Trevor

  • That looks good Paul, thanks for the info..

    I am not sure if it supports Raspberry Pi, but Android TV boxes are very cheap to buy..

    73’s Steve

  • Joe KI5MRI:

    Hi Steve,
    Complete newbie here – does linux support some good radio software?
    ANy hints would be greatly appreciated!

  • Steve G1KQH:

    Hello Joe, Yes Linux has a good folowing in the Amateur world of software. Although I only play around with it at the moment on a couple of older machines low spec I have kicking around. Inc WSJT-X a good list here is available.https://www.dxzone.com/catalog/Software/Linux/ Good luck! 73’s

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