The Linux Mint 18.x series has now reached end of life. Users are urged to back up their data and perform a clean install of Linux Mint 20.1. Linux Mint's Backup Tool allows you to back up easily.
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The team behind Linux Mint has put out a new blog post informing users how they can patch their software in order to fend off any attacks which utilise Spectre or Meltdown. A kernel patch is coming.
The Linux Mint team has released Linux Mint 18 KDE. The release comes with Plasma 5.6, the first Mint release to use to a Plasma 5 release. Mint 17.3 installs can't upgrade to Linux Mint 18.
The final official spin of Linux Mint 18 has finally entered beta. The KDE edition brings with it Plasma 5.6 making a direct upgrade from 17.3 too risky for the Mint team to allow officially.
The Linux Mint team has finally rolled out Firefox 48 but left a few nasty surprises for users who updated to it. The build as several issues, most notably including broken search functionality.
The Linux Mint 18 Xfce beta has been released. It brings with it the familiar changes we are all aware of that Mint 18 brings to all the other spins. Xfce is still on 4.12 as it is in Mint 17.3.
The Linux Mint team has unveiled the upgrade path for users of Mint 17.3 to jump to Mint 18. Despite making the path available, Clem Lefebvre urges against it if you're absent of a reason to upgrade.
Linux Mint 18 has finally been released. The only editions released so far are the Cinnamon and MATE editions. Instructions on how to upgrade from Linux Mint 17.3 to 18 will be published next month.
The Linux Mint team has finally published links for the Linux Mint 18 beta release. Currently, betas for the Cinnamon and MATE editions are available but there is no mention of KDE or XFCE betas.
Clem Lefebvre, head of the Linux Mint distro, has announced that beta ISOs are just around the corner and is seeking testers to seek out and report bugs that the Mint devs have missed.