Your turn to migrate to Linux – Linux Mint 19.1 is released

On September 9, 2018 the Linux Mint team posted a quick note on their blog announcing the likely codename for the new version and an estimate of when it would be released. The first part was revealed in that same post, the code name would be TessaBut the date needs to be released yet, being mentioned that it would be in mid-December before Christmas. Read More: Linux Mint 19.1 j has name and release estimate!

On October 31, 2018, Clement Lefebvre (CEO of Linux Mint) announced some changes that would come in the new version of the system, such as improved Mint-Y theme, adding higher interface contrast, and incorporating the two famous applets, Icing Task Manager and CobiWindowsList, creating a version of its own. and native to Mint, fulfilling community requests, which brought a better visual finish and more modern features to the system, similar to the look of Windows 7 and 10.

Read More: Check out Linux Mint 19.1 news coming in December

The beta version of the system was available today (12/19/2018) so that the community and enthusiasts could test and report bugs, issues and the like to the developer team before the final release. So much so that we made a very complete article about this version, even though it is in the BETA version, and what it could help in migrating new users to Linux. We also made a really cool video talking about, you can check it out below.

The beta version of Linux Mint 19.1 was already fairly stable even before the final version, but we discouraged its use in production as it was still a stage in the development of the distro.

Finally, the final verse of Linux Mint 19.1 (Cinnamon, KILL and XFCE) for everyone to install on their machines and enjoy the new version.

Updates to version

In the announcement of the official system blog, developers announced system news, download links and support information, as well as the minimum hardware requirement. The process of upgrading from older to newer versions has not yet been released, but it should not be different from what we have seen in other versions:

For those who were using Beta, just keep the system up to date via the update manager, however, there is a recommendation to add a package via terminal or software manager, update the system and then reboot to make sure everything is fine, The recommended command is as follows:

sudo apt install xul-ext-lightning

Support and Download

Linux Mint 19.1 is supported until 2023. This guarantees you plenty of time to use the system in companies and even on your private computer. The base remains, continuing with Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS. Also check out what to do after installing Linux:

The video is from an older version of the system, but the information is still accurate and valuable. To download Linux Mint and choose which flavor you want, just go to the link and leave for the hug!

Linux Mint Cinnamon 64-bit – DownloadLinux Mint Cinnamon 32-bit – DownloadLinux Mint Cinnamon 64-bit – Torrent

Linux Mint MATE 64-bit – DownloadLinux Mint MATE 32-bit – DownloadLinux Mint MATE 64-bit – Torrent

Linux Mint XFCE 64-bit – DownloadLinux Mint XFCE 32-bit – DownloadLinux Mint XFCE 64-bit – Torrent

(UPDATE) Today the option has been made available to upgrade Linux Mint 19 to 19.1 via Update Manager, we made a very complete article showing how to proceed, check it out.

Are you already using the new version of Linux Mint? What are you thinking about performance and stability so far? Did it get any better than the previous version?

Share with us your thoughts through comments, see you next time!

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