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Linux Mint 8 LXDE released!

Postby clem on Wed Mar 31, 2010 9:56 am

The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 8 “Helena” LXDE Community Edition. Quick steps: Download the ISO or the torrent. While it’s downloading look at the overview of the new features in Linux Mint 8 LXDE, read the User Guide and make sure to quickly go through the known issues. After the ISO is [...]


Read more: http://www.linuxmint.com/blog/?p=1339

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Re: Linux Mint 8 LXDE released!

Postby Jay514 on Wed Mar 31, 2010 2:01 pm

Thanks Clem, Kendall & all who made this LXDE release possible, & thank you for the New LXDE section added to the forums :D
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Re: Linux Mint 8 LXDE released!

Postby Rob Brill on Thu Apr 01, 2010 8:02 am

Thanks Kendall and Linux Mint Team

I fell in love for this Linux Mint 8 LXDE Helena
It is light, complete and very cool!

Nota Dez! (5 Stars)


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Re: Linux Mint 8 LXDE released!

Postby iferdjani on Thu Apr 01, 2010 4:53 pm

Thank you so much for LXDE!!! THE OS I was looking for for a long time! 75% of my home running it, and it is amazing! Excellent job and goo luck with future versions!!! I know I'll be testing :)
quadruple boot : WIndows 7, OS X Snow Leopard, Ubuntu 9.10 netbook remix, LInux Mint 8 LXDE RC1 !! why? because I can..
(honestly, my fav is the LXDE one) :)
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Re: Linux Mint 8 LXDE released!

Postby newyorkpaulie on Sun Apr 04, 2010 7:17 am

I've been using linux Mint 8 for weeks now and am sold, but how can I tell what release (such as LXDE, etc.) I am using if my version is 2.6.31-14.
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Re: Linux Mint 8 LXDE released!

Postby Brad on Fri Apr 09, 2010 7:36 pm

love linux mint 8 lxde much better thn gnome
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Re: Linux Mint 8 LXDE released!

Postby mantas on Sat Apr 10, 2010 3:31 pm

Where can i find the trash bin in mint 8 LXDE???
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Re: Linux Mint 8 LXDE released!

Postby clem on Mon Apr 12, 2010 4:52 am

mantas: I don't think there's a trash. As far as I know, deletions are permanent. If you need one you probably need to use thunar as your file explorer.

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Re: Linux Mint 8 LXDE released!

Postby ibm450 on Mon Apr 12, 2010 8:49 am

is it possible to have the menu like in the gnome version in LXDE?
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Re: Linux Mint 8 LXDE released!

Postby senseiski on Mon Apr 12, 2010 4:22 pm

ibm450 wrote:is it possible to have the menu like in the gnome version in LXDE?

No, at least if using lxpanel. You could install gnome-panel and mint menu, I guess :)
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Re: Linux Mint 8 LXDE released!

Postby ibm450 on Mon Apr 12, 2010 6:18 pm

links to install the menus etc please
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Re: Linux Mint 8 LXDE released!

Postby mantas on Sat Apr 17, 2010 11:30 pm

Thnx Clem
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Re: Linux Mint 8 LXDE released!

Postby Digital_Resistance on Fri Apr 23, 2010 2:58 pm

Is any GUI-based dial-up app included in this edition?

(I know that 7xfce has Chestnut Dialer)

(EDIT: It has been confirmed that 8 Xfce comes with Chestnut Dialer as well; it has not been removed )

If so, may I suggest that you mention it in the announcements?

Since a dial-up GUI is hardly standard for a distro today and, especially, since Mint prides itself on maximum compatibility and functionality out of the box, wouldn't this only make sense?

I'm sure I'm not the only one who would like to have this information before ordering a disc or bothering a friend with broadband.

Thanks.
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Re: Linux Mint 8 LXDE released!

Postby MrD on Sun Apr 25, 2010 7:15 pm

can i install the LXDE desktop manager to try over a Main release? Posted for the xfce release was this:

sudo apt-get install xfce4


and I just change the desktop option from the pulldown when logging in. what's the install name for this current LXDE version to alter the install coded above please?
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