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Re: Linux Mint 15 Approved for RC Release

Postby wolfyrion on Tue May 14, 2013 6:53 pm

anyone manage to install compiz Fusion with cinnamon and make it work?

if so please tell....
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Re: Linux Mint 15 Approved for RC Release

Postby zerozero on Tue May 14, 2013 6:55 pm

wolfyrion wrote:anyone manage to install compiz Fusion with cinnamon and make it work?

if so please tell....

compiz is not compatible with muffin (the cinnamon window-manager)
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Re: Linux Mint 15 Approved for RC Release

Postby godsotherhand on Wed May 15, 2013 12:22 pm

tdockery97 wrote:
godsotherhand wrote:( doing dist-upgrade and it gives me the EFI kernel even tho i dont need that. Then, it wont boot with that kernel (kernel panic). If i select the old normal kernel, i get other error, this time in green text (weird green text) telling me that it will be fixed with a reboot... lies! ).

Keep in mind that Linux Mint is designed to NOT do dist-upgrade. That's why the default setting on the Update Manager is set to levels 1-3. Bringing in a newer kernel can cause instability and eat your hamster.


yeah, but in order to upgrade from RC to normal release you need to do a dist-upgrade..
Besides it's not that a big of a problem.. in 2 years dist-upgrade broke it like 3-4 times...and it was fixed like the next day.. (i dont mind breaking it).
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Re: Linux Mint 15 Approved for RC Release

Postby tdockery97 on Wed May 15, 2013 12:42 pm

godsotherhand wrote:yeah, but in order to upgrade from RC to normal release you need to do a dist-upgrade..
Besides it's not that a big of a problem.. in 2 years dist-upgrade broke it like 3-4 times...and it was fixed like the next day.. (i dont mind breaking it).

Not true. Just applying normal updates with the update manager brings you from the RC to the final release. This has been stated by Clem himself many times in the release announcements.
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Re: Linux Mint 15 Approved for RC Release

Postby usbtux on Wed May 15, 2013 1:17 pm

http://www.noobslab.com/2013/05/linux-m ... -been.html

ISO's available now - downloading cinnamon 18 at the moment
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Re: Linux Mint 15 Approved for RC Release

Postby Adelante on Wed May 15, 2013 1:30 pm

USBtux, please note:

zerozero wrote:Please do not download the isos in the mirrors until official announcement
http://segfault.linuxmint.com/2013/05/getting-isos-before-their-release-is-risky-and-not-recommended-even-though-it-helps-us-a-bit/


usbtux wrote:ISO's available now - downloading cinnamon 18 at the moment
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Re: Linux Mint 15 Approved for RC Release

Postby palo on Wed May 15, 2013 3:05 pm

Adelante wrote:USBtux, please note:

zerozero wrote:Please do not download the isos in the mirrors until official announcement
http://segfault.linuxmint.com/2013/05/getting-isos-before-their-release-is-risky-and-not-recommended-even-though-it-helps-us-a-bit/


usbtux wrote:ISO's available now - downloading cinnamon 18 at the moment

Gonna wait awhile before downloading 18 but I did install 15 in VBox and didn't burst into flames - but it's smokin'.

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Re: Linux Mint 15 Approved for RC Release

Postby godsotherhand on Thu May 16, 2013 2:28 am

tdockery97 wrote:
godsotherhand wrote:yeah, but in order to upgrade from RC to normal release you need to do a dist-upgrade..
Besides it's not that a big of a problem.. in 2 years dist-upgrade broke it like 3-4 times...and it was fixed like the next day.. (i dont mind breaking it).

Not true. Just applying normal updates with the update manager brings you from the RC to the final release. This has been stated by Clem himself many times in the release announcements.

Really? In that case sorry, my bad.
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Re: Linux Mint 15 Approved for RC Release

Postby xenopeek on Thu May 16, 2013 10:46 am

The RC is now released officially: http://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=2361
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Re: Linux Mint 15 Approved for RC Release

Postby rkmugen on Thu May 16, 2013 12:04 pm

This is great news! Though the fact that you need a processor equipped with "PAE" is the deal breaker for me. I just hope that the next LTS release (Mint 17... right?) will still allow my lowly 1.5 GHz Pentium M (the one with the "Centrino" badging stickered onto it) to work.
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Re: Linux Mint 15 Approved for RC Release

Postby -Snowrider- on Thu May 16, 2013 2:39 pm

rkmugen wrote:This is great news! Though the fact that you need a processor equipped with "PAE" is the deal breaker for me. I just hope that the next LTS release (Mint 17... right?) will still allow my lowly 1.5 GHz Pentium M (the one with the "Centrino" badging stickered onto it) to work.


Check this post out it may help you.

http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=42&p=719569#p719569
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Re: Linux Mint 15 Approved for RC Release

Postby rkmugen on Thu May 16, 2013 6:13 pm

-Snowrider- wrote:Check this post out it may help you.

http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=42&p=719569#p719569


!!!!!!!!!!

THANK YOU!!!!! :D

However, because I just re-installed LM13XFCE and spent hours fine-tuning it, I don't think I'll be re-trying Nadia (14) or perhaps even Olivia any time soon. The slowness of my internet connection is the sheer reason I usually stay away from downloading non-LTS releases like 14, 15, and perhaps even 16..... if something goes wrong with any of those, it's a real pain in the .... err... a real shot in the arm to have to go back and reinstall 13. I generally don't fool around with multiple partitions.... i'm a simple man!

It was just out of overwhelming curiosity to see the direction of where the OS was going in terms of hardware support that I really pushed myself to try Mint 14 at all. At some point, you kind of just get tired of version-hopping and just want some stability... I'm really speaking for myself, though I know there are others out there who'd agree with me.

So, I guess I'll likely try the technique out with the "fake-PAE" kernel when the next LTS release comes out..... that is, if the guys at Ubuntu don't cut us all a break by either refusing or neglecting to ship their next LTS with a non-PAE kernel (i'm under the assumption that Mint's next LTS will be based invariably on Ubuntu's next LTS).

Again, thank you for this!
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Re: Linux Mint 15 Approved for RC Release

Postby claudepaquette on Thu May 16, 2013 7:19 pm

How do you change the screen resolution in Mint 15???

I can't find anymore the option to change it or to manage dual screens.

I'm stuck in mirror mode with low resolution.
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Re: Linux Mint 15 Approved for RC Release

Postby andersau on Fri May 17, 2013 8:33 am

Hi, I eventually found display settings in System Settings by activating 'advanced settings'. More options, including display will then appear. This does seem a bit counter intuitive.
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Re: Linux Mint 15 Approved for RC Release

Postby palo on Fri May 17, 2013 7:39 pm

Silly (even dumb maybe) question; I noticed during install that there is a skip button on the progress bar. I didn't want to click it as I wasn't sure what exactly it would skip :oops:

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Re: Linux Mint 15 Approved for RC Release

Postby xenopeek on Mon May 20, 2013 3:03 am

The roadmap shows good progress for the RC: https://github.com/linuxmint/Roadmap. Out of 82 issues reported by users on the blog, already 55 have been handled! There are sure to be a few though ones in there, but looks good for final release this month I think :)
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