Linux Mint 12

Linux mint 12 (Lisa) is available to download since Nov 26,2011 you might want to give a try either by installing or running it live from usb or dvd/cd.

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Highlights of Linux Mint 12:

· Based on Ubuntu 11.10
· Linux kernel 3.0
· No Unity shell
· GNOME 3.2
· MGSE (Mint Gnome Shell Extensions)
· MATE interface (fork of GNOME 2)
· Mozilla Firefox 7.0
· Mozilla Thunderbird 7.0
· One-click installer for multimedia codecs and extra apps
· New desktop theme, called Mint-Z
· A new set of wallpapers
· LightDM login manager
· LibreOffice 3.4 office suite
· Black screen boot splash;
· Lots of bug fixes and improvements.

System requirements:
  • x86 processor (Linux Mint 64-bit requires a 64-bit processor. Linux Mint 32-bit works on both 32-bit and 64-bit processors).
  • 512 MB RAM (1GB recommended for a comfortable usage).
  • 5 GB of disk space
  • Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution
  • CD/DVD drive or USB port

graphic card is needed for the glossy effect of gnome3 and whether you are installing it on hdd or other removable devices then make sure it is of 8gb in size.for making a live usb out of it click on the link :