Linux Mint 18.2 “Sonya” released!

Linux Mint 18.2 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2021. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use.

New features:

This new version of Linux Mint contains many improvements.

For an overview of the new features please visit:

What’s new in Linux Mint 18.2 MATE“.

What’s new in Linux Mint 18.2 Cinnamon“.

What’s new in Linux Mint 18.2 Xfce“.

What’s new in Linux Mint 18.2 KDE“.

Important info:

The release notes provide important information about known issues, as well as explanations, workarounds and solutions.

To read the release notes, please visit:

Release Notes for Linux Mint 18.2 MATE”.

Release Notes for Linux Mint 18.2 Cinnamon”.

Release Notes for Linux Mint 18.2 Xfce”.

Release Notes for Linux Mint 18.2 KDE”.

System requirements:

  • 1GB RAM (2GB recommended for a comfortable usage).
  • 15GB of disk space (20GB recommended).
  • 1024×768 resolution (on lower resolutions, press ALT to drag windows with the mouse if they don’t fit in the screen).


  • The 64-bit ISO can boot with BIOS or UEFI.
  • The 32-bit ISO can only boot with BIOS.
  • The 64-bit ISO is recommend for all modern computers (Almost all computers sold since 2007 are equipped with 64-bit processors).

Upgrade instructions:

  • If you are running the BETA, simply use the Update Manager to apply the available updates.
  • Announcements will be made shortly with instructions on how to upgrade from Linux Mint 18 and Linux Mint 18.1.


linuxmint-18.2-cinnamon-32bit.iso (334 downloads)
linuxmint-18.2-cinnamon-64bit.iso (571 downloads)
linuxmint-18.2-kde-32bit.iso (276 downloads)
linuxmint-18.2-kde-64bit.iso (402 downloads)
linuxmint-18.2-mate-32bit.iso (275 downloads)
linuxmint-18.2-mate-64bit.iso (247 downloads)
linuxmint-18.2-xfce-32bit.iso (246 downloads)
linuxmint-18.2-xfce-64bit.iso (242 downloads)

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