Linux Mint 17.2 Codenamed A Religious Name ‘Rafaela’

Linux mint 17.2 codename Rafaila

After a successful release of Linux Mint 17 ‘Qiana’ and Linux Mint 17.1 ‘Rebecca‘ here is a preparation for another successful release Linux Mint 17.2.  On April, 8 Clem posted news on blog.linuxmint.com saying the next release Linux Mint 17.2 has been codenamed ‘Rafaela’. Here is what Rafaela means. Tell us Is it religious?


Linux Mint 17.2 is expected to be another great release of all time. Clem started this release with releasing codename. He also mentioned the meaning of ‘Rafaela’.The second 17.x point release will be Linux Mint 17.2 codename ‘Rafaela’.

Rafaela is a feminine form of Raphael, which is of Hebrew origin and which meaning is “God has healed”.

The name Raphael is attested as far back as c. 1350 BCE. It was made popular by many illustrious characters and historical figures:

  • An archangel in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
  • An Italian master painter and architect in the High Renaissance
  • A Spanish tennis player
  • A Ninja Turtle

Linux Mint 17 and Linux Mint 17.1 users will have the choice to upgrade or not, and that upgrade will be both easy and safe.

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