Linux Mint 16 “Petra” KDE released!

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 16 “Petra” KDE.

Linux Mint 16 Petra KDE Edition

KDE is a vibrant, innovative, advanced, modern looking and full-featured desktop environment. This edition features all the improvements from the latest Linux Mint release on top of KDE 4.11.

New features at a glance:

For a complete overview and to see screenshots of the new features, visit: “What’s new in Linux Mint 16 KDE“.

Important info:

  • Recommended packages and 32-bit libraries
  • EFI Support
  • PAE required for 32-bit ISOs
  • mint4win

Make sure to read the “Release Notes” to be aware of important info or known issues related to this release.

System requirements:

  • x86 processor (Linux Mint 64-bit requires a 64-bit processor. Linux Mint 32-bit works on both 32-bit and 64-bit processors).
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8 GB of disk space
  • Graphics card capable of 1024×768 resolution
  • DVD drive or USB port

Upgrade instructions:


Md5 sum:

  • 32-bit: 1d05326903d52a0608f9661d774721e9
  • 64-bit: ce590f819c125730bedf234bd374e4d8


HTTP Mirrors for the 32-bit DVD ISO:

HTTP Mirrors for the 64-bit DVD ISO:


We look forward to receiving your feedback. Thank you for using Linux Mint and have a lot of fun with this new release!