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December 1, 2016

How to Install Peppermint OS 7 and Review on VMware

Peppermint OS 7
Peppermint OS 7 Installation and Review on VMware

This tutorial shows how to install Peppermint OS 7 on VMware Workstation step by step. You can also use VMware Player which is free to personal use. We'll also install VMware Tools (Open VM Tools) on Peppermint Linux 7 for better performance and usability. This tutorial also helps for installing Peppermint 7 on physical computer or laptop.

Peppermint OS 7 Installation Steps:

  1. Download Peppermint OS 7 ISO
  2. Create VM on VMware Workstation/Player
  3. Start Installation
  4. Install VMware Tools (Open VM Tools) in Peppermint OS 7
  5. Test VMware Tools Features (Fit Guest Now, Drag-Drop File and Clipboard Sharing)
  6. Peppermint OS 7 Review

Installing Peppermint OS 7 and Review on VMware



What is Peppermint Linux OS?

Peppermint OS is a Lubuntu-based Linux distribution that aims to be lightning fast and easy on system resources. By employing Mozilla's Prism technology Peppermint integrates seamlessly with Cloud and web-based applications. The distribution's other features include automatic updates, easy step-by-step installation, sleek and user-friendly interface, and increased mobility by integrating directly with Cloud-based applications.
Peppermint OS Website: https://peppermintos.com/

Peppermint OS 7 New Features and Improvements

Peppermint OS 7 is based on Ubuntu 16.04 and uses LXDE as the default desktop environment.  It comes in both 32-bit and 64-bit editions with the latter having full UEFI/GPT/Secure Boot support baked in, a new version of Ice (our in-house Site Specific Browser framework) is also included with full Firefox web browser support, as well as Chromium. Along with the shift to the 16.04 code base,

Peppermint 7 continues choosing the best components from other desktop environments, wherever that may be, and integrating them into a cohesive whole with their own software. This time around, while staying with LXDE core session management for lightness and speed, they've listened to users who demanded a more modern, functional, and customizable main menu and switched out LXPanel.

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