Linux Mint 18.x wll be know as 'Sarah'

The Linux Mint team announced that, Linux Mint releases in 18.x series will be known by the code name 'Sarah'. Sarah is a feminine name used by a wide range of people following Christanity, Islam and Jewism. Sarah was name of prophet Abraham's wife.

Linux Mint 18.x series will be based on Ubuntu 16.04.x LTS, and it is expected that first release of this series will be available by May/June of this year.

From official announcement:
Sarah is a Jewish feminine given name found in many different areas of the world. Sarah is a consistently popular given name across Europe and North America, as well as in the Middle East—being commonly used as a female first name by Jews, Christians and Muslims alike, and remaining popular also among non-religious members of cultures influenced by these religions.

Frequently, the name refers to Sarah, the wife of Abraham in the Hebrew Bible, the Christian Old Testament, and the Islamic Quran. In Arabic, Hebrew, and Persian, it means woman of high rank, often simply translated as “Princess”. In Modern Hebrew, “sarah” (שרה) is the word for “woman minister”.

Find more information in Linux Mint blog.

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3 May 2016 at 08:46 delete

Is LinuxMint 18 "Mate" going to have, at the very least, Mate 1.14?, if so great, if not, then why not?