Linux Mint 16 Petra released
Posted on: 12/01/2013 10:09 AM

Linux Mint 16 Petra has been released

Linux Mint 16 Petra released


Linux Mint 16 is the result of 6 months of incremental development on top of stable and reliable technologies. This new release comes with updated software and brings refinements and new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use.

New features at a glance:

Cinnamon 2.0
Login Screen
USB Stick support
Performance improvements
Software Manager
System Improvements
Artwork Improvements
Main Components

For a complete overview and to see screenshots of the new features, visit: “What’s new in Linux Mint 16 Cinnamon“.

Important info:

Recommended packages and 32-bit libraries
DVD playback
EFI Support
PAE required for 32-bit ISOs
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Make sure to read the “Release Notes” to be aware of important info or known issues related to this release.

System requirements:

x86 processor (Linux Mint 64-bit requires a 64-bit processor. Linux Mint 32-bit works on both 32-bit and 64-bit processors).
512 MB RAM (1GB recommended for a comfortable usage).
5 GB of disk space
Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution
CD/DVD drive or USB port



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