The new development of Linux Mint 17 is now hit he first Release Candidate (RC). Not sure how many RC will be used but at least this new Linux Mint 17 RC is now available for testing. Surely there are still some bug fixes until the final release is out.
Linux Mint 17 with code name Qiana is a Long Term release and will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and it brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use. Update Manager was hugely improved. It shows more information, it looks better, it feels faster, and it gets less in your way.
Please use the following links to download Linux Mint 17 RC