Linux Mint 18.3 "Sylvia" features very beautiful wallpapers which many users would be happy to use on their PCs, e.g. in Windows or in other Linux disto. Here is how to download them.
Wallpapers I am talking about look as follows:
The set contains very beautiful landscapes and nature photos and other amazing pictures which look nice on the desktop.
You can download the whole image set here:
The file is a TAR.GZ archive. It can be easily unpacked using any modern archiver app. My favorite tool is 7-zip.
To unpack images,
- Download the file using the link above.
- Open the file mint-backgrounds-sylvia_1.2.tar.gz in 7-zip.
- There, you will find the file mint-backgrounds-sylvia_1.2.tar. Double click it to open its contents.
- Go to the folder mint-backgrounds-sylvia\backgrounds\linuxmint-sylvia. There you will find all images of this release:
Linux Mint 18.3 is the latest version of the popular distro. It has the Sylvia code name. The release comes with a number of improvements to Software Manager, backup, system reliability and the UI. With Flatpak support out of the box you can install bleeding-edge applications even if their dependencies are not compatible with Linux Mint. Linux Mint 18.3 comes with Flatpak installed by default and the new Software Manager fully supports it. Along with MintBackup, Mint's very own backup tool, there will be a new open-source app pre-installed in Mint 18.3. It is Timeshift, an excellent tool which focuses on creating and restoring system snapshots.
A special change has landed in LibXapp, the core library shared between apps included in Linux Mint. It will allow apps that use it to draw a percentage right in the panel. Some applications like the USB Stick formatter or Nemo file manager's operations will use it to indicate their progress.
You can learn more about Linux Mint 18.3 and its new features by reading the article
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