The Linux Mint team has released Linux Mint 19 Tara, the latest development release of upcoming Linux Mint 19 stable release. This beta release includes Xfce, MATE & Cinnamon releases.

The main highlights in Linux Mint 19 include Timeshift a tool to backup and restore your system, improved update manager which suggests installing all available updates instead of holding may break updates and relies on timeshift to restore the stable system in case of any issues.

Thanks to Timeshift users can go back in time and restore their computer to the last functional system snapshot. If anything breaks, they can go back to the previous snapshot and it’s as if the problem never happened.

This release also includes a brand new Welcome Screen, redesigned Software Center with Flatpak support, Cinnamon 3.8 and more.

To download links please follow the Linux Mint official website.

System requirements:

  • 1GB RAM (2GB recommended for a comfortable usage).
  • 15GB of disk space (20GB recommended).
  • 1024×768 resolution (on lower resolutions, press ALT to drag windows with the mouse if they don’t fit in the screen).

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