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14 Cinnamon Update Manager Issue

Postby camalus28 on Fri Feb 01, 2013 10:51 pm

I've just installed Mint 14, the Cinnamon edition, twice and both times when I try to open up and use the update manager right after installation, I get an error and am unable to proceed. I was going to copy the exact text of the error's explanation and post it here, but firefox would not open. After that, I was going to copy and paste it into a .txt file, to be transferred to this computer via USB. However, when I plugged in my USB there was another error. It said it could not be mounted because it was a "Read-only file system". I mention this, because all of the errors with the update manager also mentioned "Read only filesystems".

I'm a fairly large noob when it comes to linux, so any and all input is likely helpful. Thanks!

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Re: 14 Cinnamon Update Manager Issue

Postby catweazel on Sat Feb 02, 2013 1:30 am

camalus28 wrote:I got an error .... I was going to copy the exact text of the error's explanation and post it here, but...

Try a pencil and a piece of paper next time.

It said it could not be mounted because it was a "Read-only file system".

You may have fallen victim to this major kernel bug...
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1063354
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