Linux Mint 19 “Tara” Slated for Release in May/June 2018, Based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Announced during the Christmas holidays, Linux Mint 19 will be the next major release of the acclaimed, Ubuntu-based GNU/Linux distribution used by millions of users around the world. As we already guessed, this series will be based on the upcoming Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) operating system. What we didn’t know was the codename and release date, and Linux Mint project leader Clement Lefebvre announced today that the upcoming Linux Mint 19.x series would be codenamed “Tara,” which is a popular name in Ireland where he lives, and will be released sometime in May or June 2018.