Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” Cinnamon released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” Cinnamon.

Linux Mint 17 Qiana Cinnamon Edition

Linux Mint 17 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use.

New features at a glance:

  • Update Manager
  • Drivers Manager
  • Login Screen
  • Language Settings
  • Software Sources
  • Welcome Screen
  • Cinnamon 2.2
  • System Improvements
  • Artwork Improvements
  • Main Components
  • LTS Strategy

For a complete overview and to see screenshots of the new features, visit: “What’s new in Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon“.

Important info:

There is some important info in the Release Notes:

  • In the installer, “Replace OS with Linux Mint” means erase the entire drive
  • Issues with Skype
  • DVD Playback with VLC
  • HiDPI
  • EFI Support
  • Solving freezes with some NVIDIA GeForce GPUs
  • Booting with non-PAE CPUs
  • Other issues

Make sure to read them to be aware of known issues and known solutions related to this release.

System requirements:

  • x86 processor (Linux Mint 64-bit requires a 64-bit processor. Linux Mint 32-bit works on both 32-bit and 64-bit processors).
  • 512 MB RAM (1GB recommended for a comfortable usage).
  • 5 GB of disk space (20GB recommended).
  • Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution (1024×768 recommended).
  • DVD drive or USB port

Upgrade instructions:

  • To upgrade from a previous version of Linux Mint follow these instructions.
  • To upgrade from the RC release, simply launch the Update Manager and install any Level 1 update available.

Download:

Md5 sum:

  • 32-bit: 00ef2ba7f377251852045664376ecebf
  • 64-bit: 3d8c3c3e82916e2110f965111b0ee944

Torrents:

  • 32-bit
  • 64-bit

HTTP Mirrors for the 32-bit DVD ISO:

  • Argentina Xfree
  • Australia Internode
  • Australia uberglobal
  • Australia Western Australian Internet Association
  • Australia Yes Optus Mirror
  • Austria Goodie Domain Service
  • Bangladesh dhakaCom Limited
  • Bangladesh IS Pros Limited
  • Belarus ByFly
  • Belgium Cu.be Solutions
  • Bulgaria Telepoint
  • Canada University of Waterloo Computer Science Club
  • China HUST
  • China Qiming College of Huazhong University of Science and Technology
  • China University of Science and Technology of China Linux User Group
  • Colombia EDATEL
  • Czech Republic CZ.NIC
  • Czech Republic Ignum, s.r.o.
  • France Crifo.org
  • France finn.lu
  • France Gwendal Le Bihan
  • France IRCAM
  • France Ordimatic
  • Germany Artfiles
  • Germany Copahost
  • Germany FH Aachen
  • Germany GWDG
  • Germany Hochschule Esslingen University of Applied Sciences
  • Germany killerhorse.eu
  • Germany NetCologne GmbH
  • Greece Hellenic Telecommunications Organization
  • Greece National Technical University of Athens
  • Greece University of Crete
  • Greenland Tele Greenland
  • Iceland Siminn hf
  • India Honesty Net Solutions
  • Ireland HEAnet
  • Israel Israel Internet Association
  • Italy GARR
  • Kazakhstan Neolabs
  • Luxembourg root S.A.
  • Netherlands NLUUG
  • Netherlands Triple IT
  • New Caledonia OFFRATEL LAGOON
  • New Zealand University of Canterbury
  • Philippines PREGINET
  • Poland ICM – University of Warsaw
  • Portugal Universidade do Porto
  • Romania ServerHost
  • Russia Yandex Team
  • Serbia University of Kragujevac
  • Singapore NUS – School of Computing – SigLabs
  • Slovakia Rainside
  • South Africa University of Free State
  • South Africa Web Africa
  • South Korea NeowizGames corp
  • Spain Oficina de Software Libre do Cixug
  • Sri Lanka Lanka Education and Research Network
  • Sweden DF – Computer Society at Lund University
  • Sweden Portlane
  • Switzerland SWITCH
  • Taiwan NCHC
  • Taiwan Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology
  • Taiwan Yuan Ze University, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Thailand adminbannok.com
  • United Kingdom Bytemark Hosting
  • United Kingdom University of Kent UK Mirror Service
  • USA advancedhosters.com
  • USA Department of CS at Utah State University
  • USA James Madison University
  • USA MetroCast Cablevision
  • USA mirrorcatalogs.com
  • USA Nexcess
  • USA Team Cymru
  • USA University of Maryland, College Park
  • USA University of Oklahoma
  • USA US Internet
  • USA XMission Internet

HTTP Mirrors for the 64-bit DVD ISO:

  • Argentina Xfree
  • Australia Internode
  • Australia uberglobal
  • Australia Western Australian Internet Association
  • Australia Yes Optus Mirror
  • Austria Goodie Domain Service
  • Bangladesh dhakaCom Limited
  • Bangladesh IS Pros Limited
  • Belarus ByFly
  • Belgium Cu.be Solutions
  • Bulgaria Telepoint
  • Canada University of Waterloo Computer Science Club
  • China HUST
  • China Qiming College of Huazhong University of Science and Technology
  • China University of Science and Technology of China Linux User Group
  • Colombia EDATEL
  • Czech Republic CZ.NIC
  • Czech Republic Ignum, s.r.o.
  • France Crifo.org
  • France finn.lu
  • France Gwendal Le Bihan
  • France IRCAM
  • France Ordimatic
  • Germany Artfiles
  • Germany Copahost
  • Germany FH Aachen
  • Germany GWDG
  • Germany Hochschule Esslingen University of Applied Sciences
  • Germany killerhorse.eu
  • Germany NetCologne GmbH
  • Greece Hellenic Telecommunications Organization
  • Greece National Technical University of Athens
  • Greece University of Crete
  • Greenland Tele Greenland
  • Iceland Siminn hf
  • India Honesty Net Solutions
  • Ireland HEAnet
  • Israel Israel Internet Association
  • Italy GARR
  • Kazakhstan Neolabs
  • Luxembourg root S.A.
  • Netherlands NLUUG
  • Netherlands Triple IT
  • New Caledonia OFFRATEL LAGOON
  • New Zealand University of Canterbury
  • Philippines PREGINET
  • Poland ICM – University of Warsaw
  • Portugal Universidade do Porto
  • Romania ServerHost
  • Russia Yandex Team
  • Serbia University of Kragujevac
  • Singapore NUS – School of Computing – SigLabs
  • Slovakia Rainside
  • South Africa University of Free State
  • South Africa Web Africa
  • South Korea NeowizGames corp
  • Spain Oficina de Software Libre do Cixug
  • Sri Lanka Lanka Education and Research Network
  • Sweden DF – Computer Society at Lund University
  • Sweden Portlane
  • Switzerland SWITCH
  • Taiwan NCHC
  • Taiwan Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology
  • Taiwan Yuan Ze University, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Thailand adminbannok.com
  • United Kingdom Bytemark Hosting
  • United Kingdom University of Kent UK Mirror Service
  • USA advancedhosters.com
  • USA Department of CS at Utah State University
  • USA James Madison University
  • USA MetroCast Cablevision
  • USA mirrorcatalogs.com
  • USA Nexcess
  • USA Team Cymru
  • USA University of Maryland, College Park
  • USA University of Oklahoma
  • USA US Internet
  • USA XMission Internet

Alternative downloads:

No-codecs images:

Distributors and magazines in Japan, USA and countries where distributing media codecs is problematic can use the “No Codecs” ISO images.  These images will be made available next week, for both the MATE and Cinnamon edition in 32-bit and 64-bit at the following address:

http://www.linuxmint.com/release.php?id=22

OEM images:

Manufacturers can pre-install Linux Mint on their computers using the OEM installation images. These images will be made available next week, for both the MATE and Cinnamon edition in 64-bit at the following address:

http://www.linuxmint.com/release.php?id=22

Enjoy!

We look forward to receiving your feedback. Thank you for using Linux Mint and have a lot of fun with this new release!

Posted by Linux Admin