Download Latest Linux Mint ISO Versions
Here you can download Linux Mint Cinnamon, Mate and XFCE. To download Linux Mint ISO, click on the link below.
The Linux Mint version 19.2 was released on 18 December 2019 and the OS will be supported till 2023. Linux Mint version 19.3 was named as the code name “Tricia”. This is the latest version of Linux Mint provided by its official developers.
Size: 1.5 GB
Release date: December 18, 2019
Developers: Linux Mint Team
Operating system: Linux Mint operating system
What is Linux Mint?
Linux Mint is an open-source operating system from one of the Linux distributions. Linux Mint is one of the Linux distributions who is based on Ubuntu OS. As it is based on Ubuntu, so as to result it is compatible with all those apps based on Ubuntu.
The goal to create Linux Mint was to bring an easy, classic and convenient desktop for the users. They have added custom desktop and menu, configuration tools and web-based installation package.
The first Linux Mint was released in 2006 as a beta version, with the code name “Ada”. Linux doesn’t communicate specifically about the release date of versions. They publish as “when they” are ready.
Linux Mint is an open-source OS, so it uses the third-party apps. There are many preinstalled apps like multimedia codecs, 3D effects, interfaces to Windows System simple configuration tools and simple software management.
Apps like Firefox, Thunderbird, HexChat, VLC media, and Gimp are the common installed app.
Linux Mint is fast, efficient and effective. This is an ideal choice for many users who are new to Linux, as it has an easy, stable and clean interface for the users.
There are three different desktop environments for Linux Mint.
Cinnamon Desktop Integration
Linux Mint Cinnamon Desktop Integration uses the GNOME Desktop 3 which the latest version available. This version is innovative and modern with full desktop features for the users.
Mate Desktop Integration
Mate desktop uses the version 2 of GNOME or earlier. This version is more like a stable version as compared to others.
XFCE Desktop Integration
XFCE is used for older powered hardware and it also uses GNOME earlier version as compared to both Mate and Cinnamon. Due to using the older versions which require fewer resources. It is faster and light as compared to others.
To install Linux Mint on your computer you will need to remember a few things before installing it.
- The ISO file should be downloaded completely
- You will need a USB drive to burn the ISO file on it.
- Your computer should complete the requirements.
If you want to burn it on CD/USB, then we would recommend you change it to DVD or get a USB with higher storage. As now a day the Linux or any other OS can easily cover size larger than 1.5 GB.
You will also need software to burn the ISO files on your drive. Here is our recommendation for the best software to create a bootable drive.
If you are not familiar with creating a bootable USB drive, here is a full guide.
- Download file
As from the heading you can understand. You will need to download the ISO file.
2. Insert USB
The second step is to insert the USB drive on your computer.
3. Create a bootable USB
Now, create a bootable USB drive by any third-party app.
4. Connect to computer
Connect your USB to the computer where you want to install it.
Continue the process of installing Linux Mint in your computer as the Prompt guides you.
You have completed the installation by following the guide given by the OS. Now is the time to restart your computer and you are good to go.
Upgrade to latest Linux mint
To upgrade your old Linux Mint, you will need to follow one of these two methods.
- Use the Update manager
- Try any third party app
Using the update manager
To update the old Linux Mint into the newest version possible you can use the update manager. The update manager is a preinstalled app in Linux Mint. To update follow these steps:
- Open the update manager
- Click on edit
- Upgrade to Linux mint 19.2 aka “Tina”
- Now follow onscreen prompt
Linux Mint 19.3
Linux Mint 19.3 aka codename “Tricia” was released on December 18, 2019.
Linux Mint 19.2
Linux Mint 19.2 aka codename “Tina” was released on August 02, 2019.
Linux Mint 19.1
Linux Mint 19.1 aka codename “Tessa” was released on 19 December 2018.
Linux Mint 19
Linux Mint 19 aka codename “Tara” was released on 29 June 2018.
Linux Mint 18.3
Linux Mint 18.3 aka codename “Sylvia” was released on 27 November 2017. While the XEFC version was released on 15 December 2017.
Linux Mint 18.2
Linux Mint 18.2 aka codename “Sonya” was released on 2 July 2017.
Linux Mint 18.1
Linux Mint 18.1 aka codename “Serena” (Cinnamon) was released on 16 December 2016 while XEFC was released on 27 January 2017.
Linux Mint 18
Linux Mint aka codename “Sarah” was released on 30 June 2016. The Mate edition was released on 9 September 2016 while XEFC was published on 2 August 2016.
Question: How do I download Linux Mint?
To download Linux Mint for your computer or laptop, you will need to download it from the officials or from a reliable source like Softrar. Who provides you the iso files of Linux Mint without any charges or problems.
Question: Is Linux Mint free?
Yes, Linux Mint is completely free to download and use. It is an open-source OS, based on Ubuntu and is one of the Linux distributions.
It was our goal to provide the Linux Mint and all the possible versions. As we are not the official owners, so we were unable to provide all the versions. However, still, if you are in need of older versions comment down and we will provide you as soon as possible.
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