Linux Mint 17.2 Is Near With Cinnamon/Mate RCs
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 17 June 2015 at 10:17 AM EDT. Add A Comment
Clem has announced the release candidates of Linux Mint 17.2 "Rafaela" for the Cinnamon and MATE desktop editions.

Linux Mint 17.2 is still based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and offers Cinnamon 2.6 and MATE 1.10 desktop options, improvements for the PPA handling in Software Sources, update manager improvements, the MDM 2.0 display manager offers numerous improvements, and there's many underlying system improvements.

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Those wishing to learn more about the release candidates out this morning for Linux Mint 17.2 can read the announcements for the Cinnamon and MATE spins.
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