New installer for Linux Mint 17 released

The Mint developers have released a respin of the install images for Linux Mint 17 to fix several bugs. Ambiguous instructions had caused several users to lose all data on their system partition.

The new ISO images provide fixes for the following issues:

  • MDM crash with non-xrandr compatible GPUs
  • Dangerously ambiguous label could lead people to mistakenly wipe their hard drive
  • Driver Manager didn’t handle missing firmwares correctly
  • Corrupted APT sources when / partition wasn’t formatted
  • Better out of the box experience for Steam, Wine, Skype, LibreOffice-base
  • All level 1 updates were added

The Linux Mint Blog: