Linux Mint 17.3 'Rosa' XFCE Released

The Linux Mint project announced availability of Linux Mint 17.3 'Rosa' XFCE, latest build of Linux Mint 17.3, featuring XFCE as default desktop environment. This release includes Xfce 4.12, MDM 2.0, a Linux kernel 3.19 and an Ubuntu 14.04 package base.



According to official release announcement, following are some highlights of this release.
  • The "Desktop Settings" tool now supports more window and compositing managers
  • Software repositories are mirrored (i.e. duplicated on many servers) all over the world.  
  • The Update Manager now also performs more checks than before.
  • The Driver Manager is more robust than before. It refreshes the cache before looking for drivers and reports update and installation errors if appropriate.
  • HiDPI support was improved in the MDM display manager.
  • Xorg, Mesa and the Linux kernel were upgraded.
See more information in official release announcement.

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