Linux Mint 13 “Maya” has been released and is available in two editions. Linux Mint 13 features the choice between a productive, stable and mature MATE 1.2 desktop and the brand new modern-looking and exciting Cinnamon 1.4. These two desktops are among the best available, they’re perfectly integrated within Linux Mint and represent great alternatives to Gnome 2 users. Linux Mint 13 is also an LTS (Long Term Support) release and it will be supported until April 2017.

New features at a glance:

For a complete overview and to see screenshots of the new features, visit: “What’s new in Linux Mint 13“.

Important info:

  • Boot hangs on systems with b43 wireless cards
  • 64-bit only for Mint4win
  • Windows popping behind the installer in MATE edition
  • Desktop icons in Cinnamon

Make sure to read the “Release Notes” to be aware of important info or known issues related to this release.

System requirements:

  • x86 processor (Linux Mint 64-bit requires a 64-bit processor. Linux Mint 32-bit works on both 32-bit and 64-bit processors).
  • 512 MB RAM (1GB recommended for a comfortable usage).
  • 5 GB of disk space
  • Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution
  • CD/DVD drive or USB port

Upgrade instructions:

  • To upgrade from a previous version of Linux Mint follow these instructions.
  • To upgrade from the RC release, simply apply any level 1 and 2 updates (if any) available in the Update Manager.


Md5 sum:

  • MATE 32-bit: 43ca0be4501b9d1a46fea25ec2cd556e
  • MATE 64-bit: 2d84f671ad77a8019dfa6e1d00572d82
  • Cinnamon 32-bit: 913fd6c76730dac0aff87d565cbdb737
  • Cinnamon 64-bit: e0f3dbee947630d1eada01a3583d3b96

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