Linux Mint is an open source project that provides users with a completely free and easy to use operating system based on one of the most popular free distributions of Linux, Ubuntu.
It includes a plethora of applications for common daily tasks.
Linux Mint 17.3 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use.
Summing up, Linux Mint is one of the most popular free operating system in the world. Many Linux users preferred it instead of the Ubuntu OS, especially because runs very well on low-end machines and computers with old hardware components.