Ahead of the impending launch of the new Linux Mint 18 operating system next month, its developers have this week released a Linux Mint 18 Beta version for those interested to download and install.
The new Linux Mint 18 Beta brings with it new applications, theme and more and is available as both Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon and Linux Mint 18 MATE, both of which are now available to download.
If you are looking for long-term support then Linux Mint 18 might be worth extra investigation as it will be a long term support release and will be supported through to 2021 and includes a new version of the theme called Mint-Y, together with updated software, packages, and a new set of default applications in the form of X-Apps.
The official website writes :
Linux Mint 18 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2021. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use. This new version of Linux Mint contains many improvements.
– 512MB RAM (1GB recommended for a comfortable usage).
– 9GB of disk space (20GB recommended).
– Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution (1024×768 recommended).
– DVD drive or USB port.
For more information on the new Linux Mint 18 Beta jump over to the official Linux Mint website for details by following the link below.
Source: Linux Mint