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Linux Mint 18.2 Users Can Now Upgrade to Linux Mint 18.3 "Sylvia," Here's How

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Linux Mint 18.3 launched the other day with both Cinnamon and MATE editions, which were previously available for download from the project's main FTP mirror. And now, the upgrade path is already open for Linux Mint 18.2 users, allowing you to upgrade your installation to the latest Linux Mint 18.3 release.

However, the upgrade path appears to be open only for Linux Mint 18.2 "Sonya" Cinnamon and MATE users, as Xfce and KDE users will have to wait until later this year for the Linux Mint 18.3 "Sylvia" Xfce and KDE editions to be released. Anyway, follow the instructions below if you want to upgrade to Linux Mint 18.3.

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You Can Now Run a Custom Linux 4.14.2 Kernel on Your Slackware PC, Here's How

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Linux kernel 4.14 is not only the latest and greatest kernel available for Linux-based operating systems, but also a long-term support branch that will receive maintenance updates for the next couple of years. It brings support for new hardware and lots of performance optimizations, so it's the recommended version for all Linux PCs.

The latest release is Linux kernel 4.14.2, and you can now install it on your Slackware Current 14.2 operating system, as well as other Slackware derivatives, including Slax, Zenwalk, and Arne Exton's SlackEX distro. The custom kernel is compiled by Arne Exton with support for more hardware devices and other optimizations.

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