regarding the above, Linux Mint 16 was announced on Saturday morning, so surely many regular followers of this distribution have already downloaded and installed. If you are interested you?Linux Mint 16 ‘Petra’ , this is the name of this release is to leave a bittersweet aftertaste, before even trying it. First sweet, it is evident that we will meet with Cinnamon 2.0 , more polished version to date of the desktop interface for Linux Mint GNOME 3, second because subject to the conditions set by Ubuntu 13.10 distro based on, you have approximately support means and seven months.
Indeed, Linux Mint 16 is only recommended for enthusiastic users of this distribution and the latest in general. And it would still be an interesting release, although we knew practically everything that brings, as summarized in the above, Ubuntu 13.10 Cinnamon 2.0 as background and as a way … unless you prefer more classical if possible MATE 1.6 .
Anyway, official announcements Linux Mint 16 and Linux Mint 16 Cinnamon MATE you have all the details of both releases and download links.
Also, this is a significant milestone for Linux Mint as a project that still uses GNOME applications and offering fork GNOME 2 MATE desktop environment first division, but Cinnamon 2.0 with “independent” of GNOME 3.