"The wonderful team over at Linux Mint has just released their
fifth version (release notes, download) of the operating system,
codename Elyssa, presenting yet another stable and elegant system.
I've installed and used every version of Linux Mint since Celena
(3.1), and have lurked around the forums for a while. I decided to
write a review for this version as this will mark the first release
for Long Term Support; I hate updating my system every six months,
so I plan to make this version my main operating system for the
next three years.
"I'm lucky to have blindly bought a computer that is very
compatible with Linux. Wireless and Compiz work automagically, even
from the Live CD environment..."