From the Mint team:
The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 13 “Maya”.
Available in two editions, Linux Mint 13 features the choice between a productive, stable and mature MATE 1.2 desktop and the brand new modern-looking and exciting Cinnamon 1.4. These two desktops are among the best available, they’re perfectly integrated within Linux Mint and represent great alternatives to Gnome 2 users. Linux Mint 13 is also an LTS (Long Term Support) release and it will be supported until April 2017.
* x86 processor (Linux Mint 64-bit requires a 64-bit processor. Linux Mint 32-bit works on both
32-bit and 64-bit processors).
* 512 MB RAM (1GB recommended for a comfortable usage).
* 5 GB of disk space
* Graphics card capable of 800×600 resolution
* CD/DVD drive or USB port