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Linux Mint Debian (201012) released!

Postby clem on Fri Dec 24, 2010 8:56 am

Linux Mint Debian (201012) What a better time than Christmas to bring all the best from 2010 into an updated release of Linux Mint Debian. All Mint 10 features 64-bit support Performance boost (using cgroup, the notorious “4 lines of code better than 200″ in user-space) Installer improvements (multiple HDDs, grub install on partitions, swap allocation, btrfs support) Better fonts (Using [...]


Announcement: http://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=1604
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Re: Linux Mint Debian (201012) released!

Postby willie42 on Fri Dec 24, 2010 9:36 am

Finally here.....thanks Clem for the official word. I have a 80 GB harddrive waiting patiently for this message.


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Re: Linux Mint Debian (201012) released!

Postby rivenathos on Fri Dec 24, 2010 9:51 am

Santa Clem delivers! Crank up your torrents! :D
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Re: Linux Mint Debian (201012) released!

Postby defcon on Fri Dec 24, 2010 10:05 am

I have LMDE 64bit running, and it works fine. :-)

Merry xmas to all.
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Re: Linux Mint Debian (201012) released!

Postby panda8898 on Fri Dec 24, 2010 10:08 am

hiii..im still confuse about rolling distro...im using LMDE Release 1 now...should i download the new iso ? or just do the "aptitude update" ?

what should i do to upgrade to this new LMDE ?
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Re: Linux Mint Debian (201012) released!

Postby willie42 on Fri Dec 24, 2010 10:10 am

Download it, burn slowly to a DVD, back up your data, install and enjoy :D
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Re: Linux Mint Debian (201012) released!

Postby panda8898 on Fri Dec 24, 2010 10:16 am

willie42 wrote:Download it, burn slowly to a DVD, back up your data, install and enjoy :D


i just dont get it...LMDE is a rolling distro..but still i have to download and reinstall the iso ?
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Re: Linux Mint Debian (201012) released!

Postby willie42 on Fri Dec 24, 2010 10:19 am

This is a new one. Its always better to do a fresh install instead of upgrading in place. Just make sure you back up you data first. You don't want to lose you Favorite Family Photos or you Favorite songs in upgrading :D
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Re: Linux Mint Debian (201012) released!

Postby panda8898 on Fri Dec 24, 2010 10:28 am

willie42 wrote:This is a new one. Its always better to do a fresh install instead of upgrading in place. Just make sure you back up you data first. You don't want to lose you Favorite Family Photos or you Favorite songs in upgrading :D


i see thanks for the advice bro..

so even if im using a rolling distro..still i have to re-install each time there is another new version...im a little bit disapointed..

im switched from ubuntu to lmde coz i thought i never have to install an iso again..guess i expected too much... :?
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Re: Linux Mint Debian (201012) released!

Postby ibm450 on Fri Dec 24, 2010 10:31 am

works great on asus ul50vt laptop with intel gpu but goes straight into verbos login with no GUI on any of my nvidia based pc's???? pitty, not a good start for newbies with nvidia based gpu's......

cheers for the great effort, but i think ill sit this one out till GUI works on nvidia from livecd to install

all the best for the festive season and new year all
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Re: Linux Mint Debian (201012) released!

Postby willie42 on Fri Dec 24, 2010 10:34 am

panda8898 wrote:
willie42 wrote:This is a new one. Its always better to do a fresh install instead of upgrading in place. Just make sure you back up you data first. You don't want to lose you Favorite Family Photos or you Favorite songs in upgrading :D


i see thanks for the advice bro..

so even if im using a rolling distro..still i have to re-install each time there is another new version...im a little bit disapointed..

im switched from ubuntu to lmde coz i thought i never have to install an iso again..guess i expected too much... :?



You dont have to reinstall if you dont want too. It is a rolling Distro. If you are running LMDE now its fine. Like everyone else I have been waiting for the Freshly updated version to hit the site. If you have yours installed and updated you should be fine just like you are.
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Re: Linux Mint Debian (201012) released!

Postby zerozero on Fri Dec 24, 2010 10:49 am

theres some kind of confusion here.
if you installed LMDE 201009 and did regularly
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apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade

you are now with the LMDE 201012 running in your machine.

These new isos are only worthy for the ones waiting for a 64 bit version and for the new-comers.

With rolling releases, as LMDE is, we dont need to reinstall to be up-to-date with the "new releases",

so you only need to install if you want to try the new 64 bit version
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Re: Linux Mint Debian (201012) released!

Postby panda8898 on Fri Dec 24, 2010 10:57 am

zerozero wrote:theres some kind of confusion here.
if you installed LMDE 201009 and did regularly
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apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade

you are now with the LMDE 201012 running in your machine.

These new isos are only worthy for the ones waiting for a 64 bit version and for the new-comers.

With rolling releases, as LMDE is, we dont need to reinstall to be up-to-date with the "new releases",

so you only need to install if you want to try the new 64 bit version


haaa now i get it heuheuheu thanks a lot bro..

i did regularly update by

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aptitude update


but i never did the

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apt-get dist-upgrade


i will try it right away...and thanks again bro....im not an IT guy just end user so...not know too much about all this things hahahaha silly me
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Re: Linux Mint Debian (201012) released!

Postby zerozero on Fri Dec 24, 2010 11:17 am

if you always used aptitude, keep on using it and dont need to change to apt.

heres the equivalent syntax

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aptitude update
aptitude upgrade
aptitude dist-upgrade
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Re: Linux Mint Debian (201012) released!

Postby wilberfan on Fri Dec 24, 2010 11:43 am

I may have to stick with the upgrade method--the new 32bit install crashes on my system! :shock: Right after the gdm3 fires off, the screen goes blank, and the keyboard becomes unresponsive! I've started a thread...
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Re: Linux Mint Debian (201012) released!

Postby anzan on Fri Dec 24, 2010 11:54 am

Excellent. Thanks to clem and all.

The 64 bit is great but it's also good to have the updated 32 bit for new installs on friends' boxen. (I also hope it will resolve a wireless problem on a Thinkpad we have.)
Thanks to all developers.
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Re: Linux Mint Debian (201012) released!

Postby J23 on Fri Dec 24, 2010 3:36 pm

Thank you so much, Clem.

There could be no better X-Mas-Present at all :) GREAT!!

Greetings from German_Mint_Forum !!
Thx a lot & bye , J .
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Re: Linux Mint Debian (201012) released!

Postby Gramps50 on Fri Dec 24, 2010 3:56 pm

What a great Christmas present, Thanks Clem & his helpers - Merry Christmas everyone
LMDE ROCKS!!!
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Re: Linux Mint Debian (201012) released!

Postby defcon on Fri Dec 24, 2010 4:07 pm

Thanks from me too, Great gift. :)
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Re: Linux Mint Debian (201012) released!

Postby largar on Fri Dec 24, 2010 10:27 pm

I've Been waiting on 64 bit distro and changing the grub install (to partition) made it a breeze for us multi- boot geeks. (Win7,xp and now best of all, Mint Debian).
Thanks Clem and all the dedicated people involved. Outstanding work! Merry Christmas to you all!
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