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Heron + MintApps?

Postby xvedejas on Sun May 04, 2008 7:36 pm

Just because I could, really, I installed all the mint applications on Ubuntu Hardy Heron. Let's go over the results...

MintMenu;

None of the applications show up. Aw, I'm a good fan of the menu. I'm just happy it works so great in Mint!

MintInstall;

Wow, this works very well in hardy! I was able to install google earth (from the daryna portal), something I never knew how to do in Ubuntu, and it works perfectly. Then I installed the Alien-Arena in the Elyssa portal, and it worked perfectly too...

MintAssistant;

Works perfectly.

MintDesktop;

Seems to work perfectly, but I didn't try out all the settings.

MintUpdate;

It only shows ubuntu updates, so works basically the same as the ubuntu update manager.

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Worked better than what I expected, really... Keep in mind I installed the tools that are currently on Daryna. Maybe I'll try installing the ones for Elyssa? How do I get the repository for that?
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Re: Heron + MintApps?

Postby Ede on Mon May 05, 2008 1:00 am

First off, nice. I allways wondered how these things would turn out in non-mint-enviroments. :)

xvedejas wrote:MintMenu;

None of the applications show up. Aw, I'm a good fan of the menu. I'm just happy it works so great in Mint!

Hmm, I was sure that the MintMenu uses the same menu-settings as the standard menu in gnome for showing apps...

xvedejas wrote:MintUpdate;

It only shows ubuntu updates, so works basically the same as the ubuntu update manager.

Does it show kernel-updates as lvl5 as in mint? If it does. it's a huge improvement over the update manager in ubuntu. (*hint* Whoops, downloaded and installed a kernel my hardware struggles with and now my system is dead without noticing OH NO! *hint*)
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Re: Heron + MintApps?

Postby xvedejas on Mon May 05, 2008 9:02 am

Does it show kernel-updates as lvl5 as in mint? If it does. it's a huge improvement over the update manager in ubuntu. (*hint* Whoops, downloaded and installed a kernel my hardware struggles with and now my system is dead without noticing OH NO! *hint*)


I don't know... I discovered what happens when you rename your home folder (oops) and it wouldn't even let me back in to the failsafe terminal. Oh well, that partition was for messing around...
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Re: Heron + MintApps?

Postby blubbalub on Tue May 06, 2008 5:43 am

Hey that's odd...

I had the same idea, few days ago, but i had no troubles with MintMenu. Actually general Gnome Menu was replaced before anything else :wink:
On the other hand MintInstall had some issues and won't start (can't remember the output).

Have you tried the MintTools from the unstable repositories or the stable ones? I am using the unstable repositories for quite a few months and they have been working very well.

just change the according line in your /etc/apt/sources.list and sudo apt-get update
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## +++ Romeo (Linux Mint Unstable) +++
deb http://www.linuxmint.com/repository romeo daryna
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Re: Heron + MintApps?

Postby xvedejas on Tue May 06, 2008 8:31 am

I think I was using the stable ones... Anyways, I'm using the "unstable" ones in my mint partition now.
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Re: Heron + MintApps?

Postby ed@Mint on Tue May 06, 2008 1:01 pm

I did it without any problem...
Here is what is added to my sources.list :
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## -----------------------                                   
## LINUX MINT REPOSITORIES
## -----------------------
 
## +++ Elyssa (Linux Mint 5) +++
deb http://packages.linuxmint.com elyssa main upstream import
## deb http://packages.linuxmint.com elyssa community
## deb http://packages.linuxmint.com elyssa backport
 
## +++ Romeo (Linux Mint Unstable) +++
deb http://packages.linuxmint.com romeo elyssa
 
## +++ Source Repositories +++
deb-src http://packages.linuxmint.com elyssa main upstream import
## deb-src http://packages.linuxmint.com elyssa community
## deb-src http://packages.linuxmint.com elyssa backport
deb-src http://packages.linuxmint.com romeo elyssa
In libro veritas

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