Linux Mint is based on (and compatible with) Ubuntu, with integrated media codecs. Mint also has design differences from Ubuntu, including:
-A distinct user interface, including the custom Mint menu.
-The Mint Tools, a collection of system tools designed to make system management and administration easier for end users.
-As of Linux Mint 6 'Felicia', a Windows installer is included as one of the installation methods. mint4win, a rebranded version of Wubi. It is activated when the CD is inserted into a computer under Windows, providing AutoRun is enabled.
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