Linux Mint 18.2 to Be Dubbed “Sonya,” Will Come with Cinnamon 3.4, LightDM

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

Today being the last day of April, Linux Mint leader Clement Lefebvre published the monthly newsletter of the project to inform the community about what’s coming for the popular, Ubuntu-based distribution in May.

The developer starts by warning those who still use the Linux Mint 13 “Maya” release that it reached end of life as it was based on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin), which also reached end of life on April 28, 2017. Therefore, Linux Mint 13 will no longer receive security updates so you must upgrade to a newer release.

Then he continued by revealing the codename of the upcoming Linux Mint 18.2 release, which will be “Sonya,” to commemorate the name the late wife of Michael Webster, one of the developers involved in the Linux Mint project and other related components, including Cinnamon and Nemo.

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From: Softpedia