Linux Mint 16, also known as "Petra," is a very solid release that fixes a lot of annoying traits left behind in previous versions. The operating system is based on Ubuntu 13.10, and that solid underpinning is made even better with the upgrade to Cinnamon 2.0 and new functionality in the Nemo file manager. A slimmer footprint, faster bootup and log-in and numerous performance improvements make Linux Mint 16 one of the most well-rounded releases since the distro first adopted Cinnamon as its flagship desktop environment.
January 14, 2014
Linux Mint 16: No Surprises, but Plenty of Solid Improvements
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