Linux Mint 18 Beta Appears Ready For Testing
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 7 June 2016 at 09:55 PM EDT. 3 Comments
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We've been looking forward to Linux Mint 18 this summer and now it's a step closer to being released with the availability of the beta ISOs for testing.

Linux Mint 18 "Sarah" is derived from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and in terms of Linux Mint customizations they have been working on a new look-and-feel in step with continued refinements to their Cinnamon Desktop Environment. Recently in developing 18 Sarah was the Cinnamon 3.0 release.

If you want to lend Linux Mint developers a hand in testing their new OS release, you can find the builds via their FTP mirrors.
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