My readers knows that Linux Mint is one of my preferred distro, so i could not exempt myself to download, and use the last version, officially released on november 20, 2012.
Linux Mint is an important distro, a very important distro in the Linux desktop world. Its goal is to make Linux an easy, usable, "human", logic, relyable and useful operating system. Since its first versions it reached this goal. Its popularity is very high.
I decided to use 'Nadia' for a month, every days and for all needs. Let me show you this experience.
Name and Type
Options and loading time
Graphic environment and look
Why using this distro?
Name: Linux Mint 'Nadia'
Desktop environment: MATE
[b]Kernel: Linux 3.5.0-17-generic
Minimal system requirements:[/b] a 64-bit x86 processor, 512 MB RAM (recommended 1GB for a comfortable usage), 6.2 GB of disk space to install the system, graphic card with at least 800×600 px resolution support, CD/DVD drive or USB ports
Releasing cycle: Usually a month after the last released Ubuntu version
Updating: With Update Manager, or with Apt or with Synaptic
Hope it's like for you :-