Linux Mint 18.1 “Serena” One Of The Finest Linux Distro Ever
Linux Mint Installation
Installing Linux Mint is very simple and almost identical to installing Ubuntu. Just follow the steps in this article and you’ll install it in no time: How To Install Linux Mint From USB
If you want to upgrade to it from a previous version then check out the official guide here: http://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=3185
Getting Started With Linux Mint 18
For new users migrating from windows, Linux Mint will be very easy to get used to as it looks kinda similar to Windows and also comes with many advanced options pre configured which is a very big plus point of this operating system.
What’s New In Linux Mint 18.1?
As I’ve said before, it is an intermediate upgrade to Mint 18 and as such doesn’t see many major changes or addition of features. Few important of the upgrades are:
- Cinnamon 3.2
- New Screensaver
- Better Look And Feel
- Improved Hardware Support
- Vertical Panels
- Updates To Various X Apps
There are some other minor changes to, for a detailed list of them check here: https://www.linuxmint.com/rel_serena_cinnamon_whatsnew.php