Linux Mint 16 RC 发布，基于Ubuntu的发行
Linux Mint是一份基于Ubuntu的发行，其目标是提供一份更完整意义上的即刻可用的体验，而这通过包含浏览器插件、多媒体编码解码器、DVD播放支持、Java及其他组件来实现。它也增加了一套定制桌面及各种菜单，一些独特的配置工具，以及一份基于web的软件包安装界面。Linux Mint兼容Ubuntu软件仓库。
Clement Lefebvre has announced that the release candidate for Linux Mint 16 is out and ready for testing: " The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 16 'Petra' RC. Linux Mint 16 is the result of six months of incremental development on top of stable and reliable technologies. This new release comes with updated software and brings refinements and new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use." One of the more interesting updates of the release is version 2.0 of Cinnamon (a fork of GNOME Shell), with a large number of new features: " Cinnamon 2.0 represents 5 months of development and 856 commits from 28 developers. It features a lot of bug fixes but also brand new features and many improvements." Continue to the what's new pages (these come separately for the Cinnamon and MATE editions to find out more. Download ( SHA256) links: linuxmint-16-cinnamon-dvd-64bit-rc.iso (1,188MB, torrent), linuxmint-16-mate-dvd-64bit-rc.iso (1,259MB, torrent).