#Open Source

Linux Mint 16 ‘Petra’ Cinnamon, MATE editions released

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The team behind Linux Mint has announced two of the distributions latest versions – Linux Mint 16 Cinnamon and Linux Mint 16 MATE – which are now available for download.

The team took 6 months to work on the Linux Mint 16 Petra and is basically an incremental development over the latest and greatest Linux open source technologies. Some of the improvements in Linux Mint 16 are related to Login Screen, USB Stick support, software manager, performance, artwork and system improvements, and improvement to the main components.

Announcements about the release of Linux Mint 16 Cinnamon and MATE edition can be found here and here. Release notes can be found here and here.