Linux Mint 21.1

[German]Brief addendum from last week: On December 21, 2022, the team released the official upgrade of Linux Mint 21 to version 21.1. Blog reader Wolle had already informed me by mail that the version was available for the Cinnamon, MATE and Xfce editions. Linux Mint is one of the most popular desktop Linux distributions and is used on millions of computers.


The announcement was made in the blog post How to upgrade to Linux Mint 21.1, where the developers specifically describe how users of Linux Mint 21 can upgrade to the new version 21.1. Linux Mint 21.1 (Vera) had been released on December 20, 2022 – made a short post about it here. And Martin Brinkmann has published this article about Mint 21.1 on There you can also find a short summary of the new features. This Linux Mint 21.1 version gets security updates until 2027.

Linux Mint 21.1

Linux Mint is a Linux distribution for PC in two editions available in parallel. The main edition, simply called Linux Mint, is based on the Linux distribution Ubuntu and is available in three editions with the respective desktop environment as Cinnamon, MATE and Xfce edition. The second variant is the LMDE (Linux Mint Debian Edition). This is based on Debian and contains only Cinnamon as the desktop environment. The maintainer for Linux Mint and LMDE is Clément Lefèbvre.

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2 Responses to Linux Mint 21.1

  1. Sven the Viking says:

    This distro is now really showing its age.

    Have they fixed the redshift bug (since v20)?

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