Recently, Linux Mint team announced release of Linux Mint 17.2 'Rafaela'. Similar to previous released Linux Mint 17.1 and Linux Mint 17, this release is also based on Ubuntu 14.04.x LTS.
An article published in Linux Mint official blog explains how to upgrade your Linux Mint 17.x system to Linux Mint 17.2.
“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”.You might want to upgrade to 17.2 because some bug that annoys you is fixed or because you want to get some of the new features. In any case, you should know why you’re upgrading.As excited as we are about 17.2, upgrading blindly for the sake of running the latest version does not make much sense, especially if you’re already happy and everything is working perfectly.Make sure to read the release notes and to known the new features so you have all the information you need before deciding whether you want to upgrade.