Linux Mint 18.1 Released, MATE & Cinnamon Flavors
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 16 December 2016 at 06:37 AM EST. 2 Comments
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For fans of the Ubuntu-based Linux Mint distribution, the 18.1 "Serena" release is now officially available with the desktop flavors so far being for Cinnamon and MATE.

Linux Mint 18.1 remains based off Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and the LM crew intends to support 18.1 until the year 2021.

Linux Mint 18.1 features the new Cinnamon 3.2 desktop environment as well as improvements to Linux Mint's "X Apps", update manager changes, language settings improvements, and more.

Those wishing to learn more about Linux Mint 18.1 can read the announcement as well as the what's new page.
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