October 22nd, 2008
· Linux Mint is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 5 'Elyssa' Fluxbox Community edition. This edition, maintained by Shane Joe Lazar, brings you the best and most essential tools from the Main and Xfce editions on top of an extremely thin desktop and the lightweight Fluxbox window manager. New features: auto-generated and auto-updating Fluxbox menu, multimedia compatibility with all available codecs and plugins pre-installed, Thunar custom actions, better language and localization support, and attractive themes with a predominant green bias.
September 15th, 2008
· New features: mint-mfm - the most radical feature of Linux Mint Fluxbox is the auto-generated and auto-updating Fluxbox menu; full desktop environment functionality; Minty goodness - the Linux Mint specific applications all included; multimedia compatibility; Thunar custom actions; better language support; sharp and pleasant look with a predominantly green bias. Default software selection: Firefox 3 web browser, Pidgin instant messenger, Sylpheed mail client, Transmission BitTorrent client, wicd network manager, AbiWord word processor, Gnumeric spreadsheet application, Orage calendar application, MPlayer movie player, Brasero disc burning application, The GIMP....