The final and stable release of Linux Mint 13 was announced last night, May 23rd, by its developer, Clement Lefebvre.
Being based on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin), the Linux Mint 13 operating system is dubbed Maya and it is powered by Linux kernel 3.2.
Linux Mint 13 (Maya) is the first release of Linux Mint to be distributed as two separate editions, one with the MATE desktop environment (GNOME 2 fork) and the other one with the Cinnamon desktop environment (GNOME 3 fork).
Linux Mint 13 is a LTS (Long Term Support) release, supported with security updates and patches for five years, until April 2017.
For more details about the Linux Mint 13 (Maya) operating system please take a look at our in-depth announcement
. Also see the Linux Mint 13 Cinnamon screenshot tour
. Download Linux Mint 13
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