Linux Mint 18, the most popular Linux distro on Distrowatch, has been released today. The user can download Cinnamon and MATE editions to try out Mint 18 "Sarah". Let's see what it offers to the end user.
Of course, it includes new "X-apps":
- A media player based on totem, named "Videos" in the apps menu. Can be started with the command xplayer. The app version is 1.0.7:
- A text editor based on pluma (MATE's default editor app), xed, version 1.0.6.
- A picture viewer based on eog, called xviewer, version 1.0.5:
- A document reader based on atril, called xreader, version 1.0.8:
Besides new and updated apps, Mint 18 comes with a new icon and GTK theme called Mint-Y. It is not enabled by default. The user can enable it manually. In my case, I have the Cinnamon edition of Mint 18, so new themes can be enabled in Control Center -> Themes:
Besides new themes, version 18 includes a set of new gorgeous wallpapers:
The MATE edition of Linux Mint 18 features the updated version of the MATE desktop environment, MATE 1.14:
Download Linux Mint 18 ISO images
You can download Linux Mint 18 ISO images here:
There you will find Cinnamon and MATE ISO images.
What is your opinion on Linux Mint 18? Do you like it?