Linux Mint Distribution Comparison to Ubuntu and Debian

My favourite Linux Distribution is Linux Mint and every so often you need to add a custom deb resource and the only ones out there is for Ubuntu or debian.

The latest Mint code names can be found at:

https://linuxmint.com/download_all.php

18.3 Sylvia Ubuntu Xenial Long term support release (LTS), supported until April 2021.
18.2 Sonya Ubuntu Xenial Long term support release (LTS), supported until April 2021.
18.1 Serena Ubuntu Xenial Long term support release (LTS), supported until April 2021.
18 Sarah Ubuntu Xenial Long term support release (LTS), supported until April 2021.
17.3 Rosa Ubuntu Trusty Long term support release (LTS), supported until April 2019.
17.2 Rafaela Ubuntu Trusty Long term support release (LTS), supported until April 2019.
17.1 Rebecca Ubuntu Trusty Long term support release (LTS), supported until April 2019.
17 Qiana Ubuntu Trusty Long term support release (LTS), supported until April 2019.
2 Betsy Debian Jessie Long term support release (LTS).

To help here is a list of distribution names from Ubuntu.

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases

Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark Rel October 19, 2017 July 2018
 

Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS

Xenial Xerus Changes <p “>March 1, 2018 April 2021
Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS Xenial Xerus Changes August 3, 2017 April 2021
Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS Xenial Xerus Changes February 16, 2017 April 2021
Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS <p “>Xenial Xerus

Changes

July 21, 2016

April 2021

 

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Xenial Xerus

Rel

April 21, 2016

April 2021

 

Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS

Trusty Tahr

Changes

August 4, 2016

April 2019

 

Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS

Trusty Tahr

Changes

February 18, 2016

HWE August 2016

 

Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS

Trusty Tahr

Changes

August 6, 2015

HWE August 2016

 

Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS

Trusty Tahr

Changes

February 20, 2015

HWE August 2016

 

Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

Trusty Tahr

Changes

July 24, 2014

April 2019

 

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Trusty Tahr

Rel

April 17, 2014

April 2019

Debian can be found in a file called

cat /etc/debian_version

18.04  bionic     buster  / sid
17.10  artful     stretch / sid
17.04  zesty      stretch / sid
16.10  yakkety    stretch / sid
16.04  xenial     stretch / sid
15.10  wily       jessie  / sid
15.04  vivid      jessie  / sid
14.10  utopic     jessie  / sid
14.04  trusty     jessie  / sid
13.10  saucy      wheezy  / sid
13.04  raring     wheezy  / sid
12.10  quantal    wheezy  / sid
12.04  precise    wheezy  / sid
11.10  oneiric    wheezy  / sid
11.04  natty      squeeze / sid
10.10  maverick   squeeze / sid
10.04  lucid      squeeze / sid

 

 

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