The Linux Mint team has just released the long term support release Linux Mint 18.1 as a KDE and Xfce edition to the public.
The new version of Linux Mint brings software updates and refinements mostly. First, some information on Linux Mint 18.1 being a long term support release.
The Mint team will support Linux Mint 18.1 with security updates until 2021. Future versions of Linux Mint will use the same base package as Linux Mint 18.1 until 2018. This ensures that it is easy to update to new versions.
Starting in 2018, the Linux Mint team will work on a new