Linux Mint is an Ubuntu-based distribution whose goal is to provide a more complete out-of-the-box experience by including browser plugins, media codecs, support for DVD playback, Java and other components. It also adds a custom desktop and menus, several unique configuration tools, and a web-based package installation interface. Linux Mint is compatible with Ubuntu software repositories.
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Linux Mint team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 16 'Petra'. Linux Mint 16 is the result of six 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. One of the more interesting updates of the release is version 2.0.x of Cinnamon (a fork of GNOME Shell), with a large number of new features: "Cinnamon 2.0.x represents 5 months of development and 856 commits from 28 developers. It features a lot of bug fixes but also brand new features and many improvements."
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.

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New features in Cinnamon:
  • Cinnamon 2.0.x
  • Login Screen
  • USB Stick support
  • Performance improvements
  • Software Manager
  • System Improvements
  • Artwork Improvements
  • Main Components

New features in Mate:
  • Login Screen
  • USB Stick support
  • Performance improvements
  • Software Manager
  • System Improvements
  • Artwork Improvements
  • Main Components

Highlights:
  • Based on Ubuntu 13.10
  • Linux kernel 3.11
  • Cinnamon 2.0
  • MATE 1.6
  • MDM 1.4
  • HTML Login Screen
  • USB Stick support
  • Performance improvements
  • Software Manager
  • System Improvements
  • Artwork Improvements
  • Main Components

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 (1 GB recommended for a comfortable usage).
5 GB of disk space
Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution
CD/DVD drive or USB port
PAE required for 32-bit ISOs

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Mate 64bit - Linuxmint-16-mate-dvd-64bit.iso (torrent) (MirrorMirror-2Mirror-3Mirror-4)
Mate 32bit - Linuxmint-16-mate-dvd-32bit.iso (torrent) (MirrorMirror-2Mirror-3Mirror-4)

Cinnamon 64bit - Linuxmint-16-cinnamon-dvd-64bit.iso (torrent) (MirrorMirror-2Mirror-3Mirror-4)
Cinnamon 32bit - Linuxmint-16-cinnamon-dvd-32bit.iso (torrent) (MirrorMirror-2Mirror-3Mirror-4)
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