Linux Mint 17, Codenamed “Qiana”, Release Date May 2014

Getting to know aboutThe Linux Mint founder Clement Lefebvre, has release date announced that the Linux Mint 17 will be named “Qiana” and should be available at the end of May 2014.

According to, Linux Mint is the top-ranked Operating system and is being used by million of users around the globe.

According to Linux Mint blog, Clement said “Qiana is pronounced kee-AHN-ah. It was the name of a fashion silk-like material, which introduced in the 1970s and popular in the disco-era, when it was made into loud, shiny shirts with pointy collars. The feminine name is of American origin, and its meaning is “silky”.

In some languages Qiana also means ‘singers’, ‘light’ or ‘deity’”.

Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” will feature the following editions:

  • Cinnamon
  • MATE
  • KDE
  • Xfce

Read more information at Linux Mint blog


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