Linux Mint 17.3 XFCE and KDE editions are released

After a short delay, both, Linux Mint 17.3 XFCE edition and the corresponding KDE based branch have left the beta stage and are now available along with MATE and Cinnamon editions. XFCE is known as a lightweight yet powerful alternative to the MATE desktop environment. KDE offers a rich desktop experience for the end user providing a wide range of features and customization options.

Linux Mint 17.3 “Rosa” announced, includes nice new features

Today, Linux Mint 17.3 "Rosa" was announced. This release appears to be the last point release of version 17. For existing Mint 17.x users, the upgrade process should be smooth and quick. Besides security and stability fixes, "Rosa" brings some new features to the user interface.