Snowlinux 2 "Cream" Cinnamon RC released! Ubuntu-based

The team is proud to announce the release of Snowlinux 2 "Cream" Cinnamon.



Snowlinux 2 Cinnamon                           Snowlinux 2 Gnome

Release notes for the press (for example on Distrowatch):

If you find bugs please post it in the blog entry or join our IRC channel: Live chat or #snowlinux. Snowlinux 2 "Cream" is based upon the LTS edition Ubuntu 12.04 "Precise Pangolin" and is supported for 5 years until April 2017. Because of the fact of LTS this edition is extremly stable and fast. Due drastic changes with Gnome 3 and Unity, Snowlinux is getting as always a traditional desktop like Gnome 2, the Gnome 3 fork Cinnamon and the Gnome 3 Fallback.

New features:

  • Cinnamon
  • Gnome
  • Cinnamon-Themes
  • Snowlinux-Metal-Theme
  • Snowlinux-Metal-Icons
  • universe, multiverse and Medibuntu repository
  • Terminal colors
  • Open as administrator
  • Open in terminal
  • Better software selection
  • Improved speed and response
  • New look and feel
  • System improvements


Upstream information:

Snowlinux 2 "Cream" is based upon Linux Ubuntu 12.04 Stable. It comes with the long-term-support (LTS) Linux kernel 3.2 which were made available upstream and MATE 1.4-UP3. It has installed chromium-browser, icedove, banshee and shotwell by default.


Life cycle:

Snowlinux 2 "Cream" is a LTS edition and supported until April 2017.


Compatibility with Ubuntu:

Snowlinux 2 "Cream" is 100 % compatible with Ubuntu's Repository.

System requirements:

• x86-CPU
• 512 MB memory
• 4 GB free disk space
• Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution
• CD-ROM drive or USB port






We are looking forward to your comment on this RC. Thank you for using Snowlinux and enjoy this new release.

Snowlinux 2 Cream MATE re-spin available

The Snowlinux ISOs were re-spinned and are now available under the same link.


32-bit               64-bit



32-bit: 8a3f7b428b6446dce12d4a73241c7b52

  64-bit: ac0d9c66567e28aa3465bcee084a2865