Upgrade to: Linux Mint 19.2.
Linux Mint indeed is a popular Linux operating system / this video shows how to upgrade from 19.1.
Linux Mint lets you choose the Linux kernel freely, no automatics.
Users like the fact that it is THEM who make the decisions, not some piece of software. A similarity amongst so many Linux distributions.
There's nothing one couldn't accomplish on Linux as on Windows nowadays.
Linux Geeks doing what Linux Geeks do..