Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” Released and available for Download

Good News for Linux mint fans ( I am one of them ) , Linux Mint development team released Linux mint 17 Codename ” Rebecca” , this is LTS ( Long Term Support ) release of Linux mint and it will be supported by Linux mint team till 2019 , so lets see what’s in package .

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Whats New

  • Linux kernel 3.13
  • Updated Cinnamon 2.4
  • Update Manager
  • Language Settings
  • Login Screen
  • System Improvements
  • Artwork Improvements
  • Other Improvements
  • Main Components
  • LTS Strategy ( supported till 2019 )

it’s based on Ubuntu 14.04 , So Download and install Linux mint . System Requirements are

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).
  • 512MB RAM (1GB recommended for a comfortable usage).
  • 9GB of disk space (20GB recommended).
  • Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution (1024×768 recommended).
  • DVD drive or USB port

For a meantime you can see how to create bootable USB of Linux Mint Rebecca Here :

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Download Links

1 . Cinnamon (32-bit)
2 . Cinnamon (64-bit)
3 . Mate (32 bit )
4 . Mate (64 bit)

If you are new and you don’t have any idea which is suitable for you , just download “Cinnamon 32 bit ” , if you have new processors like Intel core2duo or new then download “Cinnamon 64 bit ” .

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useful Links :
Release Notes : http://www.linuxmint.com/rel_rebecca_cinnamon.ph
Official Blog Post : http://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=2714
Whats New : http://www.linuxmint.com/rel_rebecca_cinnamon_whatsnew.php

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