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Linux Mint 21.2 Ahead: Touchpad gesture support is here

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Linux Mint 21.2 Ahead: Touchpad gesture support is here

Linux Mint is a popular Linux distribution based on Ubuntu, and its latest version 21.2 will be released in July. In the previous monthly report released by the project leader Joey Sneddon, he stated that the Cinnamon desktop environment will add support for touchpad gestures. At that time, users can operate through various gestures to improve the efficiency of the desktop environment.

It is reported that Linux Mint’s touchpad gestures are based on the open source software TouchEgg. This gesture function supports terminals such as touchpads, touch screens, and tablet computers. operation.


▲ Joey Sneddon said that Linux Mint has now added support for touchpad gestures, source OMG! Ubuntu

In addition to touchpad gesture support, Linux Mint 21.2 also brings some visual improvements, such as a “dark mode” style for the Cinnamon desktop environment, updated folder icons, and several other new features and performance improvements.


▲ Screenshot of Linux Mint 21.2 interface, source OMG! Ubuntu

It was reported earlier that the Linux Mint 21.2 distribution has entered the testing phase, is currently being compiled and added to the repository, and will soon release an ISO image. Linux Mint 21.2 is still based on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and is expected to be officially released in early July.