Linux Mint 17.3 Now In Beta For Xfce/KDE Editions
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 26 December 2015 at 09:37 AM EST. 7 Comments
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The beta releases are out today for Linux Mint 17.3 in the Xfce and KDE desktop forms. Linux Mint 17.3 will be an Ubuntu-based LTS release supported until 2019.

Some common changes to Linux Mint 17.3 Xfce/KDE are improved software sources, update manager enhancements, driver management improvements, HiDPI support for the MDM display manager, and various package upgrades. The package upgrades do also touch the Linux kernel, Mesa, and X.Org from the upstream Ubuntu updates.

The Xfce Linux Mint 17.3 Beta also has improvements relating to screen-tearing and window management by adding options for Openbox, Compiz, and Compton window managers.

More details on Linux Mint 17.3 Beta for Xfce and KDE can be found via here and here, respectively.
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