Release Notes for Linux Mint 10 KDE


This is Linux Mint 10 KDE, codename Julia.

Important links

Known problems

VLC slow to open files

There is an upstream bug in KDE 4.6 which makes VLC slow to open files. After about a minute, the file selection dialog appears. More information at:


The Ctrl+Alt+Backspace shortcut isn't enabled by default in Linux Mint 10 KDE.

Splash screen resolution

If the boot sequence only shows dots and no logo, you can make it look better by following these instructions.


Due to incompatibilities with large ISO files, mint4win isn't present in this edition.


Moonlight was removed from Linux Mint because of a bug that made Firefox crash. The bug was fixed upstream and you can install the Moonlight plugin from the project's website.

Upstream issues

Linux Mint 10 is based on Maverick Meerkat. Make sure to read the known issues related to this release.