Linux Mint 17.2 “Rafaela” KDE released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17.2 “Rafaela” KDE.

Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela KDE Edition

Linux Mint 17.2 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:

  • Software Sources
  • Update Manager
  • Login Screen
  • Better support for UEFI, NVIDIA and Optimus cards
  • System Improvements
  • Artwork Improvements
  • Other Improvements
  • Main Components
  • LTS Strategy

For a complete overview and to see screenshots of the new features, visit: “What’s new in Linux Mint 17.2 KDE“.

Important info:

The release notes provide important information about:

  • UEFI Support
  • Solving freezes with some NVIDIA GeForce GPUs
  • Booting with non-PAE CPUs
  • Misconfigured Swap when using home directory encryption
  • Watching Flash DRM content
  • DVD Playback with VLC
  • Other issues

To be aware of issues and read about explanations and possible solutions related to this release, visit: “Release Notes for Linux Mint 17.2 KDE”

System requirements:

  • 2GB RAM
  • 10GB of disk space (20GB recommended).
  • Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution (1024×768 recommended).
  • DVD drive or USB port.

Notes:

  • The 64-bit ISO can boot with BIOS or UEFI.
  • The 32-bit ISO can only boot with BIOS.
  • The 64-bit ISO is recommend for all modern computers (Almost all computers sold in the last 10 years are equipped with 64-bit processors).

Upgrade instructions:

  • If you want to upgrade from Linux Mint 17.2 RC, simply launch the Update Manager and install any Level 1 update available.
  • If you want to upgrade from Linux Mint 17 or Linux Mint 17.1, please follow the instructions at http://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=2871.

Download:

Md5 sum:

  • 32-bit: 4dc4bde699e8cc723a0300cea2e26fa7
  • 64-bit: 9d702816f8180bcab94d8c1fde317af7
  • Signed sha256 signatures

Torrents:

  • 32-bit
  • 64-bit

HTTP Mirrors for the 32-bit DVD ISO:

  • Argentina Xfree
  • Australia AARNet
  • Australia iiNet
  • Australia Internode
  • Australia RackCentral
  • Australia Western Australian Internet Association
  • Australia Yes Optus Mirror
  • Austria Goodie Domain Service
  • Bangladesh dhakaCom Limited
  • Belarus ByFly
  • Belgium Cu.be Solutions
  • Brazil Universidade Federal do Parana
  • Bulgaria Telepoint
  • Canada University of Waterloo Computer Science Club
  • 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.
  • Czech Republic UPC Ceska republika
  • Ecuador CEDIA
  • Ecuador CEDIA Ecuador
  • France Crifo.org
  • France efemef.ovh
  • France Gwendal Le Bihan
  • France IRCAM
  • France Ordimatic
  • Germany Artfiles
  • Germany Copahost
  • Germany FH Aachen
  • Germany Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
  • Germany GWDG
  • Germany Hochschule Esslingen University of Applied Sciences
  • Germany NetCologne GmbH
  • Greece Hellenic Telecommunications Organization
  • Greece National Technical University of Athens
  • Greece University of Crete
  • Greenland Tele Greenland
  • Iceland Siminn hf
  • Indonesia Jaran.undip
  • Ireland HEAnet
  • Israel Israel Internet Association
  • Italy GARR
  • Kazakhstan Neolabs
  • Latvia University of Latvia
  • Luxembourg root S.A.
  • Netherlands NLUUG
  • Netherlands Triple IT
  • New Caledonia OFFRATEL LAGOON
  • New Zealand University of Canterbury
  • New Zealand Xnet
  • Philippines RISE
  • Poland ICM – University of Warsaw
  • Poland Piotrkosoft
  • Poland Polish Telecom
  • Portugal Universidade do Porto
  • Romania ServerHost
  • Russia Yandex Team
  • Serbia University of Kragujevac
  • Singapore NUS – School of Computing – SigLabs
  • Slovakia Energotel
  • Slovakia Rainside
  • South Africa Internet Solutions
  • South Africa University of Free State
  • South Korea KAIST
  • South Korea NeowizGames corp
  • Spain Oficina de Software Libre do Cixug
  • Sri Lanka Lanka Education and Research Network
  • Sweden Academic Computer Club, Umea University
  • Sweden DF – Computer Society at Lund University
  • Sweden Portlane
  • Switzerland SWITCH
  • Taiwan NCHC
  • Taiwan TamKang University
  • Taiwan Yuan Ze University, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Turkey Linux Kullanicilari Dernegi
  • United Kingdom Bytemark Hosting
  • United Kingdom University of Kent UK Mirror Service
  • USA Advanced Network Computing Lab at the University of Hawaii
  • USA advancedhosters.com
  • USA Department of CS at Utah State University
  • USA Go-Parts
  • USA James Madison University
  • USA kernel.org
  • USA Linux Freedom
  • USA MetroCast Cablevision
  • USA mirrorcatalogs.com
  • USA Nexcess
  • USA PSGNet
  • USA Team Cymru
  • USA University of Oklahoma
  • USA US Internet
  • USA XMission Internet

HTTP Mirrors for the 64-bit DVD ISO:

  • Argentina Xfree
  • Australia AARNet
  • Australia iiNet
  • Australia Internode
  • Australia RackCentral
  • Australia Western Australian Internet Association
  • Australia Yes Optus Mirror
  • Austria Goodie Domain Service
  • Bangladesh dhakaCom Limited
  • Belarus ByFly
  • Belgium Cu.be Solutions
  • Brazil Universidade Federal do Parana
  • Bulgaria Telepoint
  • Canada University of Waterloo Computer Science Club
  • 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.
  • Czech Republic UPC Ceska republika
  • Ecuador CEDIA
  • Ecuador CEDIA Ecuador
  • France Crifo.org
  • France efemef.ovh
  • France Gwendal Le Bihan
  • France IRCAM
  • France Ordimatic
  • Germany Artfiles
  • Germany Copahost
  • Germany FH Aachen
  • Germany Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
  • Germany GWDG
  • Germany Hochschule Esslingen University of Applied Sciences
  • Germany NetCologne GmbH
  • Greece Hellenic Telecommunications Organization
  • Greece National Technical University of Athens
  • Greece University of Crete
  • Greenland Tele Greenland
  • Iceland Siminn hf
  • Indonesia Jaran.undip
  • Ireland HEAnet
  • Israel Israel Internet Association
  • Italy GARR
  • Kazakhstan Neolabs
  • Latvia University of Latvia
  • Luxembourg root S.A.
  • Netherlands NLUUG
  • Netherlands Triple IT
  • New Caledonia OFFRATEL LAGOON
  • New Zealand University of Canterbury
  • New Zealand Xnet
  • Philippines RISE
  • Poland ICM – University of Warsaw
  • Poland Piotrkosoft
  • Poland Polish Telecom
  • Portugal Universidade do Porto
  • Romania ServerHost
  • Russia Yandex Team
  • Serbia University of Kragujevac
  • Singapore NUS – School of Computing – SigLabs
  • Slovakia Energotel
  • Slovakia Rainside
  • South Africa Internet Solutions
  • South Africa University of Free State
  • South Korea KAIST
  • South Korea NeowizGames corp
  • Spain Oficina de Software Libre do Cixug
  • Sri Lanka Lanka Education and Research Network
  • Sweden Academic Computer Club, Umea University
  • Sweden DF – Computer Society at Lund University
  • Sweden Portlane
  • Switzerland SWITCH
  • Taiwan NCHC
  • Taiwan TamKang University
  • Taiwan Yuan Ze University, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Turkey Linux Kullanicilari Dernegi
  • United Kingdom Bytemark Hosting
  • United Kingdom University of Kent UK Mirror Service
  • USA Advanced Network Computing Lab at the University of Hawaii
  • USA advancedhosters.com
  • USA Department of CS at Utah State University
  • USA Go-Parts
  • USA James Madison University
  • USA kernel.org
  • USA Linux Freedom
  • USA MetroCast Cablevision
  • USA mirrorcatalogs.com
  • USA Nexcess
  • USA PSGNet
  • USA Team Cymru
  • USA University of Oklahoma
  • USA US Internet
  • USA XMission Internet

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