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Download Wallpapers from Linux Mint 18.3

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.

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Wallpapers I am talking about look as follows:

Akloppenburg Hills

Akool El Cap

Andrzej Santorini

Dclarke Dew

Dcoffman Lake

Aviatorjk Bark

Dclarke Rock

Dcoffman Nature

Jankaluza Oil Purple

Dolah Canyon

Jankaluza Oil Red

Jankaluza Oil Turquoise

Jdonovan Yosemite

Jowens Rainbow

Kemsley Kluane

Mmasood Sky

Sezgin Bollard

Sezgin Flowers

Sezgin White

Sezgin Yellow

Sydsujuaan Beach

Thomasb Glass Ball

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:

Download Linux Mint 18.3 Wallpapers

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,

  1. Download the file using the link above.
  2. Open the file mint-backgrounds-sylvia_1.2.tar.gz in 7-zip. Mint 183 Wallpaper Archive
  3. There, you will find the file mint-backgrounds-sylvia_1.2.tar. Double click it to open its contents.
  4. Go to the folder mint-backgrounds-sylvia\backgrounds\linuxmint-sylvia. There you will find all images of this release:Mint 183 Wallpapers 7zipMint 183 Wallpapers Thumb

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.

Cinnamon Taskbar Progress

The operating system comes with Mate 1.18, and Cinnamon 3.6.

You can learn more about Linux Mint 18.3 and its new features by reading the article

Linux Mint 18.3 “Sylvia” is out.

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Author: Sergey Tkachenko

Sergey Tkachenko is a software developer who started Winaero back in 2011. On this blog, Sergey is writing about everything connected to Microsoft, Windows and popular software. Follow him on Telegram, Twitter, and YouTube.

4 thoughts on “Download Wallpapers from Linux Mint 18.3”

    1. I have fixed the link. They have updated the package, now it is http://packages.linuxmint.com/pool/main/m/mint-backgrounds-sylvia/mint-backgrounds-sylvia_1.2.tar.gz

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