Linux Mint 17.3 Officially Released – Ship With Cinnamon 2.8 and MATE 1.12

On December 4, 2015. the Linux Mint Developer has officially released and announced Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon edition and Linux Mint 17.3 MATE edition. The both based on the long-term supported Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) operating system from Canonical, powered by linux kernel 3.19, uses Xorg 1.17 and Mesa 10.5.9.