New release of Linux Mint 18.1 XFCE Beta. Installation and Overview.
“This is the BETA release for Linux Mint 18.1 “Serena” Xfce Edition. Linux Mint 18.1 Serena Xfce Edition Linux Mint 18.1 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2021. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use.”
Linux Mint is an Ubuntu-based distribution whose goal is to provide a more complete out-of-the-box experience by including browser plugins, media codecs, support for DVD playback, Java and other components. It also adds a custom desktop and menus, several unique configuration tools, and a web-based package installation interface.
Linux Mint is compatible with Ubuntu software repositories.
512MB RAM (1GB recommended for a comfortable usage).
9GB of disk space (20GB recommended).
Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution (1024×768 recommended).
DVD drive or USB port.