MintBox 3 fanless desktop PC with Linux Mint now available for $1399 and up

The MintBox line of mini PCs are small, fanless desktop computers that come pre-loaded with the Linux Mint operating system. And the latest version is the most powerful (and expensive) model to date. First announced in July, the MintBox 3 is now available for purchase from the Fit-IoT website for $1399 and up, and the little […]

Linux Mint 19.3 released (better HiDPI support + new apps and features)

Linux Mint 19.3 is available for download. The latest version of the popular Linux distribution is a Long Term Support release based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, which means it’ll be supported through April, 2023. And it’s a point release, which means it’s a relatively minor update — but there are still a bunch of new […]

Lilbits 376: Terminal

Earlier this year Microsoft introduced a new Windows Terminal app that brings modern features to the operating system’s various command line tools. Among other things, it brings a tabbed user interface, support for using PowerShell, the Windows Command Prompt, and Windows Subsystem for Linux from the same app, support for backgrounds, and GPU-accelerated text rendering. […]

MintBox 3 will be a high-power, fanless computer with Linux Mint

The folks behind the popular Linux Mint operating system have been partnering with fanless PC maker CompuLab to offer a line of co-branded MintBox computers since 2012. For the most part these have been small, low-power computers with laptop-class hardware and starting prices around $599 or lower. The next model will be something a little […]

Linux Mint 19 “Tara” released, will be supported until 2023

The latest version of the Linux Mint operating system is here… and it’s sticking around for a while. Linux Mint 19 “Tara” is a long term support release that’s based on Ubuntu 18.04, which means it’ll receive official support until 2023. But extended support is only one of the things that sets Linux Mint 19 […]

Mintbox Mini 2 launches for $299 and up (fanless mini PC with Linux Mint software)

The latest collaboration between the Linux Mint team and mini PC maker CompuLab is ready to go. The previously announced Mintbox Mini 2 goes up for pre-order starting today and it should begin shipping in mid-July. Compulab will offer two models: a $299 version with 4GB of RAM and a 64GB solid state drive, and […]