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Mintupdate for Ubuntu

Postby Inoki on Thu Apr 14, 2011 5:27 pm

Is it possible to use Mintupdate with Ubuntu? If so, how to set it up and get it working. Thanks.
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Re: Mintupdate for Ubuntu

Postby vrkalak on Thu Apr 14, 2011 6:12 pm

Easiest is to go into your perferred Ubuntu OS and add the Mint Repros to their sources.list

In the terminal, type: sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

Then, add:
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deb http://packages.linuxmint.com/ debian main import backport

Then > sudo apt-get update

After all this is done, you can go into the Synaptic Package Manager and add whichever Mint Apps/Tools you want.
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Re: Mintupdate for Ubuntu

Postby Inoki on Sat Apr 16, 2011 6:28 am

Thank you :)
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Re: Mintupdate for Ubuntu

Postby Inoki on Fri Jul 22, 2011 1:41 pm

Sorry doesnt work, it prompts for a GPG key. Where do I get that from?
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Re: Mintupdate for Ubuntu

Postby Terryphi on Sat Jul 23, 2011 10:48 am

Inoki wrote:Sorry doesnt work, it prompts for a GPG key. Where do I get that from?


I got it from :
http://community.linuxmint.com/software/view/linuxmint-keyring
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Re: Mintupdate for Ubuntu

Postby Inoki on Wed Mar 14, 2012 3:54 am

Guys, at the moment I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 and wanted to use Mintupdate on autostart, but the icon doesn't show up. I used the proper command as seen on Mint, which is "mintupdate-launcher" added to startup apps, but the icon doesn't appear in the tray. Any ideas?
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Re: Mintupdate for Ubuntu

Postby Oscar799 on Wed Mar 14, 2012 9:11 am

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Re: Mintupdate for Ubuntu

Postby cwwgateway on Thu Mar 15, 2012 4:38 pm

I think that there's a capital u, but I'm not sure.
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Re: Mintupdate for Ubuntu

Postby squeezy on Thu Mar 15, 2012 9:21 pm

Inoki wrote:Sorry doesnt work, it prompts for a GPG key. Where do I get that from?


After adding the Mint repos...

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sudo apt-get install linuxmint-keyring && sudo apt-get update


Should take care of the error.
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Re: Mintupdate for Ubuntu

Postby Inoki on Sat Mar 17, 2012 6:26 pm

squeezy wrote:
Inoki wrote:Sorry doesnt work, it prompts for a GPG key. Where do I get that from?


After adding the Mint repos...

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sudo apt-get install linuxmint-keyring && sudo apt-get update


Should take care of the error.

Nope, doesn't. I got mintupdate installed, only the icon doesn't show up in the tray.
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Re: Mintupdate for Ubuntu

Postby cmost on Sun Apr 29, 2012 12:11 pm

I can't understand why people are trying to shoehorn Mint features into Ubuntu when Linux Mint IS Ubuntu with all the Minty goodness already baked in. If you want MintUpdate in Ubuntu...use Linux Mint!
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