Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” KDE RC released!

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

Linux Mint 17 Qiana KDE 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
  • Driver Manager
  • Login Screen
  • Software Sources
  • Welcome Screen
  • KDE 4.13
  • 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 KDE“.

Important info:

There is some important info in the Release Notes:

  • Issues with Skype
  • DVD Playback with VLC
  • 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).
  • 2GB RAM
  • 10 GB of disk space (20GB recommended).
  • Graphics card capable of 1024×768
  • DVD drive or USB port

Bug reports:

  • Please report bugs below in the comment section of this blog.
  • Please visit https://github.com/linuxmint/Roadmap to follow the progress of the development team between the RC and the stable release.

Download:

Md5 sum:

  • 32-bit: 320bf2c2a3d6377199789270121184ce
  • 64-bit: ee0c5375d3657f656b7dca3b2c24dcf6

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
  • 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
  • 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 Linux Freedom
  • USA MetroCast Cablevision
  • USA mirrorcatalogs.com
  • USA Nexcess
  • USA PSGNet
  • USA Secution, LLC.
  • USA Team Cymru
  • USA University of Maryland, College Park
  • USA University of Oklahoma
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 Linux Freedom
  • USA MetroCast Cablevision
  • USA mirrorcatalogs.com
  • USA Nexcess
  • USA PSGNet
  • USA Secution, LLC.
  • USA Team Cymru
  • USA University of Maryland, College Park
  • USA University of Oklahoma
  • USA XMission Internet

Enjoy!

We look forward to receiving your feedback. Thank you for using Linux Mint and have a lot of fun testing the release candidate!

Posted by Linux Admin