search for better LMDE sources

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search for better LMDE sources

Postby slvn on Wed Jan 26, 2011 8:35 am

Hi, I am a new user to LMDE, before that, I was using ubuntu all the time..(except win7).
Since shift to LMDE, find something diff from usual did.
I was wondering is there any better sources guys using, if yes, pls list out. Thks.
another question, I choose english for my main lang when I proce the installation, but i need to install chinese lang and input method, how? :(
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Re: search for better LMDE sources

Postby CiaW on Wed Jan 26, 2011 12:41 pm

When you say better sources, do you mean software (download mirror) sources?

If so, you can open the administration menu and select software sources and then select a different 'Download from' location for the LinuxMint software. Then you can click on the 3rd party software tab, and consult this list: http://www.debian.org/mirror/list and edit the entry for Debian testing (it should be the first one listed). Then update to a closer url for your location. Mine is: http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian

As far as changing the language, hopefully someone else can assist with that.
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Re: search for better LMDE sources

Postby sgosnell on Wed Jan 26, 2011 8:25 pm

Read this how-to guide for installing Chinese language settings. You'll need the localization, fonts, and input method, at least. The how-to should get you at least a minimal working Chinese environment, though.

I'm not sure what you mean about sources. Please try to explain your question more fully.
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