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Updates I cannot get?

Postby g0lrk on Fri May 01, 2009 4:45 am

Running Daryna here and quite happy overall with it and see no need to change on this computer, I have 2 computers both running a flavour of Mint, 1 in the outer building and 1 in the house.
Right, noticed recently that for some reason this one is saying there are 7 updates available. When I click and input my log-in number it goes to the update bit but there is nothing there!
I can leave it as long as and still no go. Can any help please withwhat i have done to this machine?
Everything else is 100% just that is stuffed.
Thanks in anticipation.
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Re: Updates I cannot get?

Postby Aging Technogeek on Fri May 01, 2009 8:10 am

Darnya either has or is about to come to end-of-life and will no longer be supported. This may be why you are not seeing any new updates.
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Re: Updates I cannot get?

Postby g0lrk on Fri May 01, 2009 11:31 am

That's a bit of a bugger though isn't it really having a life-span on it where the darned thing will not work correctly after a certain date/time - surely that is not correct?
I'm now piddling about with a spare drive trying to get the latest version up & running how i want it on this computer, then have to change all the programs etc over.
Thanks for the answer Aging Technogeek anyway and cheers!
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Re: Updates I cannot get?

Postby tinca on Fri May 01, 2009 11:40 am

g0lrk

if everything is running OK for you, and it is doing all that you want it to, then there seems to be no reason for you to upgrade to a newer version.

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Re: Updates I cannot get?

Postby Aging Technogeek on Fri May 01, 2009 12:49 pm

g0lrk;

End of life just means Darnya will no longer be supported in mintInstall and mintUpdate. Synaptic should still function for you so you can update that way. As long as you are happy with Darnya, there is no reason to change anything.
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