UPDATE PACK 5 FEEDBACK THREAD

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UPDATE PACK 5 FEEDBACK THREAD

Postby clem on Tue Jul 31, 2012 5:05 pm

Update Pack 5 is ready for you to test ;)

Sources:

deb http://packages.linuxmint.com debian main upstream import incoming
deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/incoming testing main contrib non-free
deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/incoming/security testing/updates main contrib non-free
deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/incoming/multimedia testing main non-free


NOTE THE PRESENCE OF "incoming" at the end of "deb http://packages.linuxmint.com debian main upstream import", it's new and very important!!

Rules:

- This thread is for testers only.
- This thread aims at gathering feedback, not to provide support or for people to use the UP before it becomes available.
- Expect things to break
- Be concise in your feedback and try to identify breakages, regressions and package conflicts.

Any post not following these rules will be deleted.

Good luck. Thanks for choosing Mint and thanks for helping out!
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Re: UPDATE PACK 5 FEEDBACK THREAD

Postby GeneC on Tue Jul 31, 2012 7:42 pm

Took a while, but painless upgrade.

923 packages to install/upgrade

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gene@zordon:~$ inxi -FGxr
System:    Host zordon Kernel 3.4.0-3.dmz.1-liquorix-amd64 x86_64 (64 bit) Distro Linux Mint Debian Edition
CPU:       Quad core AMD Phenom II X4 955 (-MCP-) cache 2048 KB flags (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4a svm) bmips 25711.6
           Clock Speeds: (1) 3200.00 MHz (2) 800.00 MHz (3) 800.00 MHz (4) 800.00 MHz
Graphics:  Card NVIDIA GF104 [GeForce GTX 460] X.Org 1.12.1.902 Res: 1680x1050@60.0hz
           GLX Renderer GeForce GTX 460/PCIe/SSE2 GLX Version 4.2.0 NVIDIA 304.30 Direct Rendering Yes
Audio:     Card-1 NVIDIA GF104 High Definition Audio Controller driver snd_hda_intel BusID: 01:00.1
           Card-2 Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI SBx00 Azalia (Intel HDA) driver snd_hda_intel BusID: 00:14.2
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Version 1.0.25
Network:   Card Realtek RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller driver r8169 v: 2.3LK-NAPI at port e800 BusID: 04:00.0
Disks:     HDD Total Size: 320.1GB (1.8% used) 1: /dev/sda ST3320613AS 320.1GB
Partition: ID:/ size: 17G used: 6.6G (42%) fs: rootfs ID:/ size: 17G used: 6.6G (42%) fs: ext4
           ID:swap-1 size: 1.98GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 39.0C mobo: 43.0C gpu: 0.0:51C
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: 958 sys-1: 1059
Repos:     Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list
           deb http://packages.linuxmint.com/ debian main upstream import incoming backport romeo
           deb http://www.duinsoft.nl/pkg debs all #"JAVA"
           deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/incoming testing main contrib non-free #"MINT Incoming"
           deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/incoming/security testing/updates main contrib non-free #"MINT Incoming Security"
           deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/incoming/multimedia testing main non-free #"MINT Incoming MultiMedia"
           Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list
           deb http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main #"Chrome"
           Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/liquorix.list
           deb http://liquorix.net/debian/ sid main #"Liquorix"
Info:      Processes 161 Uptime 8 min Memory 813.8/5974.7MB Runlevel 2 Client Shell inxi 1.4.23


On reboot Nvidia failed, but expected as it was installed with sgfxi.
Reinstall Nvidia with sgfxi.
Both Cinnamon and Gnome Shell load with no problems.
All Cinnamon applets worked except for 'favorites'.
Most GnomeShell extensins worked. 'favorites' :P needed upgrading.
So far exerything is fine.

Only issue is font quality suffered badly in Chrome Browser (again expected, as it happend in both my SID installs.)
Fonts on desktop and all other app fine, just a problem in Chrome/Chromium browsers.
Fix is here. (thanks to el_koraco) :D
http://forums.debian.net/viewtopic.php? ... 30#p400290

Back to more testing.
Nice work Clem and Team. :wink:
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Re: UPDATE PACK 5 FEEDBACK THREAD

Postby zerozero on Tue Jul 31, 2012 7:44 pm

Clem,
just reporting that it works :D
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zerozero:~$ inxi -SxxxGxF
System:    Host: zerozero Kernel: 3.2.0-3-amd64 x86_64 (64 bit, gcc: 4.6.3)
           Desktop: Gnome  (Gtk 3.4.2) info: cinnamon dm: gdm3 Distro: Linux Mint Debian Edition
Machine:   Mobo: Gigabyte model: G41MT-D3 version: x.x Bios: Award version: F1 date: 05/04/2010
CPU:       Dual core Pentium CPU E5400 (-MCP-) cache: 2048 KB flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 10799.3
           Clock Speeds: 1: 1200.00 MHz 2: 1200.00 MHz
Graphics:  Card: NVIDIA G92 [GeForce GTS 250] bus-ID: 01:00.0 X.Org: 1.12.1.902 driver: nvidia Resolution: 1440x900@59.9hz
           GLX Renderer: GeForce GTS 250/PCIe/SSE2 GLX Version: 3.3.0 NVIDIA 302.17 Direct Rendering: Yes
Audio:     Card: Intel N10/ICH 7 Family High Definition Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1b.0
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture ver: 1.0.24
Network:   Card-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller
           driver: r8169 ver: 2.3LK-NAPI port: de00 bus-ID: 03:00.0
           IF: eth1 state: down mac: 1c:6f:65:31:c5:55
           Card-2: NetGear WNA1100 Wireless-N 150 [Atheros AR9271] driver: ath9k_htc usb-ID: 0846:9030
           IF: wlan0 state: up mac: e0:46:9a:17:1d:b6
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 500.1GB (-)
           1: id: /dev/sda model: ST3500418AS size: 500.1GB serial: 9VMM3LPT temp: 34C
Partition: ID: / size: 37G used: 12G (34%) fs: ext4
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 37.0C mobo: N/A gpu: 0.0:50C
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: 1427 fan-2: 0
Info:      Processes: 128 Uptime: 29 min Memory: 1094.9/3965.0MB Runlevel: 2 Gcc sys: 4.7.1 alt: 4.4/4.5/4.6
           Client: Shell inxi: 1.8.14

did had much to test it yet but everything seems functional
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 zerozero:~$ apt policy cinnamon
cinnamon:
  Installed: 1.4.0-lmde2UP3
  Candidate: 1.4.0-lmde2UP3
  Version table:
 *** 1.4.0-lmde2UP3 0
        700 http://packages.linuxmint.com/ debian/incoming amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     1.4.0-lmde1 0
        700 http://packages.linuxmint.com/ debian/main amd64 Packages

only couple things i noticed during the upgrade:
- evolution-related lib are uninstalled:
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Processing triggers for man-db ...
(Reading database ... 247679 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing libedata-book1.2-8 ...
Removing libedataserverui1.2-11 ...
Removing libebook1.2-10 ...
Removing libedata-book1.2-2 ...
Removing libedataserverui1.2-8 ...
Removing libebook1.2-9 ...
Removing libedata-cal1.2-7 ...
Removing libecal1.2-7 ...
Removing libedata-cal1.2-10 ...
Removing libecal1.2-8 ...
dpkg: libebook-1.2-12: dependency problems, but removing anyway as you requested:
 libedata-book-1.2-11 depends on libebook-1.2-12 (>= 3.2.2).
 evolution-data-server depends on libebook-1.2-12 (>= 3.2.2); however:
  Package libebook-1.2-12 is to be removed.
Removing libebook-1.2-12 ...
(Reading database ... 247549 files and directories currently installed.)

this is safe to ignore, it's a replace with v. 3.4.3

- nvidia/dkms this time are in sync:
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Loading new nvidia-302.17 DKMS files...
Building for 3.2.0-2-amd64 and 3.2.0-3-amd64
Building initial module for 3.2.0-2-amd64
Done.

nvidia:
Running module version sanity check.
 - Original module
   - No original module exists within this kernel
 - Installation
   - Installing to /lib/modules/3.2.0-2-amd64/updates/dkms/

depmod.....

DKMS: install completed.
Building initial module for 3.2.0-3-amd64
Done.

nvidia:
Running module version sanity check.
 - Original module
   - No original module exists within this kernel
 - Installation
   - Installing to /lib/modules/3.2.0-3-amd64/updates/dkms/

depmod....

DKMS: install completed.
Setting up nvidia-settings (302.17-2) ...
Setting up nvidia-xconfig (302.17-2) ...


- in the end there's one package held-back:
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Calculating upgrade... Done
The following packages have been kept back:
  python-pyatspi2
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded.

i believe this a replace that apt can't handle with the dist-upgrade (there's one removal, one install and one upgrade in the same operation)
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zerozero:~$ apt install python-pyatspi2
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
  gcj-4.6-base gcj-4.6-jre-lib libboost-iostreams1.48.0 libcamel-1.2-29
  libebackend-1.2-1 libecal-1.2-10 libedata-cal-1.2-13 libedataserver-1.2-15
  libgcj12 libgdata1.9-cil libglew1.6 libgnome-control-center1 libindicator3-6
  libjs-jquery-ui librhythmbox-core5 librpmio2 libserf-0-0
  libtracker-sparql-0.12-0 libv8-3.6.6.14 libv8-3.7.12.22 libx264-120
  python-xmpp
Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
The following extra packages will be installed:
  libatk-adaptor
The following packages will be REMOVED:
  at-spi
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  libatk-adaptor
The following packages will be upgraded:
  python-pyatspi2
1 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 1 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 35.2 kB of archives.
After this operation, 1,461 kB disk space will be freed.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? Y
Get:1 http://debian.linuxmint.com/incoming/ testing/main libatk-adaptor amd64 2.5.3-1 [5,696 B]
Get:2 http://debian.linuxmint.com/incoming/ testing/main python-pyatspi2 all 2.5.3+dfsg-1 [29.5 kB]
Fetched 35.2 kB in 1s (30.5 kB/s)         
(Reading database ... 270867 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing at-spi ...
Processing triggers for gconf2 ...
Selecting previously unselected package libatk-adaptor:amd64.
(Reading database ... 270737 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking libatk-adaptor:amd64 (from .../libatk-adaptor_2.5.3-1_amd64.deb) ...
Preparing to replace python-pyatspi2 2.3.4+dfsg-1 (using .../python-pyatspi2_2.5.3+dfsg-1_all.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement python-pyatspi2 ...
Setting up libatk-adaptor:amd64 (2.5.3-1) ...
Setting up python-pyatspi2 (2.5.3+dfsg-1) ...

That's all for today :lol: further testings tomorrow
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Re: UPDATE PACK 5 FEEDBACK THREAD

Postby cmost on Tue Jul 31, 2012 9:05 pm

All is creamy and smooth here! No problems with upgrades whatsoever (at least none that I have discovered so far!) I'll continue to beat on the system and see if anything gives! Great job!!! Thanks for the update! :D
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Re: UPDATE PACK 5 FEEDBACK THREAD

Postby decalguy on Wed Aug 01, 2012 1:11 am

All went well here also:

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lms@tuxedup:~/Desktop$  inxi -SxxxGxF
System:    Host tuxedup Kernel 3.2.0-3-amd64 x86_64 (64 bit) Distro Linux Mint Debian Edition
CPU:       Quad core Intel Core2 Quad Q6700 (-MCP-) cache 4096 KB flags (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 ssse3 vmx) bmips 21332
           Clock Speeds: (1) 1600.00 MHz (2) 1600.00 MHz (3) 1600.00 MHz (4) 1600.00 MHz
Graphics:  Card NVIDIA G96 [GeForce 9400 GT] X.Org 1.12.1.902 Res: 1680x1050@60.0hz
           GLX Renderer GeForce 9400 GT/PCIe/SSE2 GLX Version 3.3.0 NVIDIA 302.17 Direct Rendering Yes
Audio:     Card-1 Intel 82801I (ICH9 Family) HD Audio Controller driver snd_hda_intel BusID: 00:1b.0
           Card-2 Logitech Inc. Webcam Pro 9000  driver snd-usb-audio
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Version 1.0.24
Network:   Card Realtek RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller driver r8169 v: 2.3LK-NAPI at port e800 BusID: 02:00.0
Disks:     HDD Total Size: 1000.2GB (-) 1: /dev/sda ST3500630AS 500.1GB
           2: /dev/sdb ST3500630AS 500.1GB
Partition: ID:/ size: 223G used: 22G (11%) fs: rootfs ID:/ size: 223G used: 22G (11%) fs: ext4
           ID:swap-1 size: 10.73GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 39.0C mobo: N/A gpu: 0.0:54C
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info:      Processes 176 Uptime 2:13 Memory 772.2/8005.8MB Runlevel 2 Client Shell inxi 1.4.23
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Re: UPDATE PACK 5 FEEDBACK THREAD

Postby den68 on Wed Aug 01, 2012 4:35 am

Hi, thanks for the work !
everything works fine.
I had a few initial issues with the Nvidia driver and mate-settings-daemon not starting properly, but now fixed.
solution for this specific issue : http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=59&t=105755&p=613052

I hope to see Mate 1.4 included before the final release! :)
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Re: UPDATE PACK 5 FEEDBACK THREAD

Postby nextdistroplease on Wed Aug 01, 2012 6:59 am

Hello.

I would really like to do this.

However, because I have sources based on this page:

http://community.linuxmint.com/tutorial/view/250

Therefore, do I need to comment out any line or do anything to fix thie warning after entering 'sudo apt-get update'"
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W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://packages.linuxmint.com/ debian/main amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/packages.linuxmint.com_dists_debian_main_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://packages.linuxmint.com/ debian/upstream amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/packages.linuxmint.com_dists_debian_upstream_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://packages.linuxmint.com/ debian/import amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/packages.linuxmint.com_dists_debian_import_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: You may want to run apt-get update to correct these problems


Here is my current sources list:

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deb http://packages.linuxmint.com/ debian main upstream import
deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest testing main contrib non-free
deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest/security testing/updates main contrib non-free
deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest/multimedia testing main non-free

deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ unstable main contrib non-free
deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ experimental main contrib non-free

# UPDATE 5

deb http://packages.linuxmint.com debian main upstream import incoming
deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/incoming testing main contrib non-free
deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/incoming/security testing/updates main contrib non-free
deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/incoming/multimedia testing main non-free


EDIT:

I see. The instructions were divided into two different threads..

and change your sources.list to

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deb http://packages.linuxmint.com/ debian main upstream import
deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/incoming testing main contrib non-free
deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/incoming/security testing/updates main contrib non-free
deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/incoming/multimedia testing main non-free


"change to" is different than simply "source" which may imply "don't touch the other ones"

For future reference, we may want to put critical data for this in one sticky to alleviate confusion.

Fortunately, the update appears to be functioning well.
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Re: UPDATE PACK 5 FEEDBACK THREAD

Postby non-portable on Wed Aug 01, 2012 7:31 am

The update went fairly smoothly. I had to restart the mint update 3 times to get it to complete and answer 3 questions.
I have 4 external sources, bumblebee( http://suwako.nomanga.net/debian), chrome, spideroak and spotify. Bumblebee is nvidia related so it might have some impact on my issues but I don't think so.

Post reboot, I had no X. So I think it's another nvidia drivers problem. I've managed to get up into gnome fallback mode on the 302 drivers. glx is working fine, so I don't know quite why gnome shell doesn't like them and haven't researched it yet. I use the repos for nvidia. I manually linked the nvidia driver into /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/ and reconfigured glx with update-alternatives to get a display. GLX is running pretty fast but it's not using the right drivers

OpenGL vendor string: VMware, Inc.
OpenGL renderer string: Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe (LLVM 0x209)
OpenGL version string: 2.1 Mesa 8.0.3

I also had a problem with dbus reaching maximum connections for user root. I changed

<limit name="max_connections_per_user">100000</limit>

by adding a 0 in /etc/dbus-1/session.conf. Prior to that gdm3 would not start. Very nasty. I hope that I've not got something spawning connections in the background.

Xorg complained that udev is not working.

[ 47.447] (II) The server relies on udev to provide the list of input devices.
If no devices become available, reconfigure udev or disable AutoAddDevices.

Right now network manager isn't up. Haven't figured out why yet.

Overall the packages installed but fried my nvidia config.

EDIT:

Back up with Gnome shell after redoing update-alternatives for glx and selecting a manual mode for nvidia.

EDIT 2:

I have 442 /usr/lib/gdm3/gdm-simple-slave processes running and gdm3 taking 43% of cpu. The complaint in all the different log files is:

** (gdm-simple-slave:11016): WARNING **: Couldn't connect to system bus: The maximum number of active connections for UID 0 has been reached

dmesg | grep dbus gives

[ 45.636592] colord-sane[2648] general protection ip:7fa3117d84bc sp:7fff1d894178 error:0 in libdbus-1.so.3.7.1[7fa3117b0000+44000] in libdbus-1.so.3.7.1[7fa3117b0000+44000]

I seem to remember hitting a similar error on another box, with the previous update pack.

EDIT 3:

Properly sorting out the nVidia driver issues cured my hundreds of gdm-simple-slave processes. I think dbus is still an issue though because tracker is complaining of reeiving no responses. dbus-monitor shows traffic and seems to indicate replies being sent.
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Re: UPDATE PACK 5 FEEDBACK THREAD

Postby nextdistroplease on Wed Aug 01, 2012 8:11 am

I commented out these lines before updating

deb http://packages.linuxmint.com/ debian main upstream import
deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest testing main contrib non-free
deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest/security testing/updates main contrib non-free
deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest/multimedia testing main non-free

I used these for the update:

deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ unstable main contrib non-free
deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ experimental main contrib non-free

# UPDATE 5

deb http://packages.linuxmint.com debian main upstream import incoming
deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/incoming testing main contrib non-free
deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/incoming/security testing/updates main contrib non-free
deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/incoming/multimedia testing main non-free

Most of my updates came from debian unstable.

EDITING TO CLEARLY DELINEATE RESULTS (FEEDBACK):...

Everything appears to be functioning just fine.

I had to re-configure a theme for Midnight Commander

Had to re-uninstall cowuseless.

It is using about 5 more megs of RAM. I will take a look at services.

NOTE: The update manager says that I still have Update Pack 4. CORRECTION: I confused "Update Pack Available" (4) with "Last Update Used By This System" (5) when I changed back to my "regular" sources list.

My system is using Update Pack 5...

"current available 4"

"last used 5"

So far it's smooooooooooooth.

Good job Mint! I changed back to you from Crunchbang because Openbox installed uses less RAM than Crunchabng's default Openbox, and I don't have to log back in every time a game changes the screen resolution.

You say you've changed the resoloooshuhun
Well, you know
We're gonna have to log you in!


Just playing. I brought some useful things from Crunchbang to my Openbox session. Thank you Mint and Crunchbang.
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Re: UPDATE PACK 5 FEEDBACK THREAD

Postby roger64 on Wed Aug 01, 2012 8:40 am

UP5 installed but the reboot has not been done yet.

It has been reported that I may have a trouble with X at reboot because the new driver 302.17 replaced the old one 295.20.
It spoke also about rmmod nvidia but I did not understand.

Now, I am afraid to reboot. What could I do?
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Re: UPDATE PACK 5 FEEDBACK THREAD

Postby BostonPeng on Wed Aug 01, 2012 8:55 am

This may be a stupid question but I'd rather ask and confirm what I'm thinking than not ask and be wrong. I've been looking forward to UP5 so when I saw it was released to testing I fired up MintUpdate and clicked the Update Pack Info button. It reminded me that my sources.list is pointed directly to Debian (testing), so am I right that UPs don't affect me any more? I'm guessing trying to go back to the Mint repos to test UP5 is a pretty bad idea short of a nuke and pave. Am I right there?
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Re: UPDATE PACK 5 FEEDBACK THREAD

Postby non-portable on Wed Aug 01, 2012 8:57 am

Roger,

I sorted through my nvidia issues and it appears to be working fine on 302 now, at least for Gnome Shell.

My problems were added to by a local boot script that I have for switching between my Intel and nVidia graphics chips, which needed updating.

Run

update-alternatives --config glx

and check it's pointing at /usr/lib/nvidia. Consider a soft link if it doesn't exist:

ln -s /etc/alternatives/glx--nvidia_drv.so /usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/nvidia_drv.so

If X appears to start but gdm/mdm fails to start you might need to consider the dbus config hack above. Hopefully not though.

Mint Update shows me on Update Pack 5, btw.

BostonPeng,

If you're on Debian Testing, then you are probably already more up to date than these packages. Testing is effectively upstream.
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Re: UPDATE PACK 5 FEEDBACK THREAD

Postby BostonPeng on Wed Aug 01, 2012 9:16 am

@non-portable:
That's what I was thinking. Thanks for confirming it so quickly, although it means I now have two groups of threads to not pay so much attention to: LMDE UPx and Mint KDE. I guess that's what happens when open sourcers go hybrid (LMDE + KDE). I'll still try to keep an eye out on the UP threads in case I can learn something to pass along.
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Re: UPDATE PACK 5 FEEDBACK THREAD

Postby squeezy on Wed Aug 01, 2012 10:29 am

BostonPeng wrote: I guess that's what happens when open sourcers go hybrid (LMDE + KDE).


Speaking of going hybrid, I'm finding that with testing frozen and sid not changing that much because of it, I can run the UP5 packages.linuxmint.com repo in sources.list and add the Mint preferences file on sid sources without problem. I guess I'm running a real LMDE Sid setup 8)
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Re: UPDATE PACK 5 FEEDBACK THREAD

Postby BostonPeng on Wed Aug 01, 2012 10:37 am

Niiice squeezy! I thought about going with sid but decided I didn't have the time to pay the amount of attention needed so I stuck with testing. Although I'm thinking about going with the unofficial LMDE KDE ISO sometime this month.
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Re: UPDATE PACK 5 FEEDBACK THREAD

Postby roger64 on Wed Aug 01, 2012 10:42 am

non-portable wrote:Roger,
.../...

Run update-alternatives --config glx
and check it's pointing at /usr/lib/nvidia.
.../...


Thanks for your advice.
It's pointing to /usr/lib/nvidia. I will try my luck at the end of the working day... :D
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lots of conflicts on my system

Postby ragesoss on Wed Aug 01, 2012 1:13 pm

[UPDATE]: All is well after doing 'apt dist-upgrade' except for the theme issue, which seems to be the same one squeezy reports later on. See screenshot in this thread: http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=198&t=109092

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My update hasn't been going as smoothly as others'. I upgraded what I could without breaking the system. I'm using plain GNOME 3, in case that matters, although I've got MATE and Cinnamon installed.

Cinnamon, cheese, empathy, and various gnome components are all conflicting with each other and want to remove one another if I upgrade them.

Also, in my state of partial upgrade, something has gone rather wrong with the the display of many applications: white text on light grey background. Affected programs include Shotwell (upgraded), Rhythmbox (not upgraded, because it wants to remove rhythmbox-plugins and some libraries that seem possibly important), and Synaptic (in the Repositories box, but not the main window). Also, Nautilus won't start.
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Re: UPDATE PACK 5 FEEDBACK THREAD

Postby zerozero on Wed Aug 01, 2012 2:37 pm

ragesoss,
i'm sorry to hear that it didn't go as smooth as it should for you and thanks for reporting it.
as i see it, your situation probably needs more troubleshooting, so i would advise you to open a specific topic here viewforum.php?f=198 where you could start providing some useful info as:
- upgrade method used;
- if available, any error in the last upgrade; otherwise provide the output of apt dist-upgrade;
- output of inxi -Sr
- output of cat /etc/apt/preferences

we can (in that topic) assist you troubleshoot this issue and feedback this topic here with the findings.
i believe this is a better way of doing it, remember:
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Re: UPDATE PACK 5 FEEDBACK THREAD

Postby fsimerey on Wed Aug 01, 2012 3:51 pm

Great Job !
Works perfect for me with 2 Nvidia cards, 3 monitors and wacom intuos 5, LMDE XFCE.

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System:    Host fs4 Kernel 3.2.0-3-amd64 x86_64 (64 bit) Distro Linux Mint Xfce Edition
CPU:       Quad core Intel Core i7 950 (-HT-MCP-) cache 8192 KB flags (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips 24589.6
           Clock Speeds: (1) 1600.00 MHz (2) 1600.00 MHz (3) 1600.00 MHz (4) 1600.00 MHz (5) 1600.00 MHz (6) 1600.00 MHz (7) 1600.00 MHz (8) 1600.00 MHz
Graphics:  Card-1 NVIDIA GF110 [GeForce GTX 580] Card-2 NVIDIA Device 104a X.Org 1.12.1.902 Res: 5760x1200
           GLX Renderer GeForce GTX 580/PCIe/SSE2 GLX Version 4.2.0 NVIDIA 302.17 Direct Rendering Yes
Audio:     Card-1 NVIDIA GF110 High Definition Audio Controller driver snd_hda_intel BusID: 02:00.1
           Card-2 NVIDIA GF119 HDMI Audio Controller driver snd_hda_intel BusID: 03:00.1
           Card-3 Intel 82801JI (ICH10 Family) HD Audio Controller driver snd_hda_intel BusID: 00:1b.0
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Version 1.0.24
Network:   Card-1 Marvell 88E8056 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller driver sky2 v: 1.30 at port b800 BusID: 04:00.0
           Card-2 Marvell 88E8056 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller driver sky2 v: 1.30 at port d800 BusID: 06:00.0
Disks:     HDD Total Size: 128.0GB (3.5% used) 1: /dev/sda OCZ 128.0GB
Partition: ID:/ size: 20G used: 8.5G (46%) fs: rootfs ID:/ size: 20G used: 8.5G (46%) fs: ext4
           ID:/home size: 32G used: 4.2G (14%) fs: ext4 ID:swap-1 size: 2.32GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 54.0C mobo: 52.0C
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: 1562 psu: 0 sys-1: 1035 sys-2: 998 sys-3: 1010
Info:      Processes 190 Uptime 2 min Memory 281.4/24158.3MB Runlevel 2 Client Shell inxi 1.4.23
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Re: UPDATE PACK 5 FEEDBACK THREAD

Postby nextdistroplease on Wed Aug 01, 2012 4:41 pm

I'm not into being trendy, but apparently there is utility in posting this. I don't know what it is, but here you go:
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System:    Host jaime Kernel 3.2.0-3-amd64 x86_64 (64 bit) Distro Linux Mint Xfce Edition
CPU:       Single core Intel Celeron 450 (-UP-) cache 512 KB flags (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 ssse3) bmips 4388.88 clocked at 2194.444 MHz
Graphics:  Card Intel 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller X.Org 1.12.1.902 Res: 1920x1080@60.0hz
           GLX Renderer Mesa DRI Intel G41  GLX Version 2.1 Mesa 8.0.3 Direct Rendering Yes
Audio:     Card Intel N10/ICH 7 Family High Definition Audio Controller driver snd_hda_intel BusID: 00:1b.0
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Version 1.0.24
Network:   Card Realtek RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller driver r8169 v: 2.3LK-NAPI at port e800 BusID: 02:00.0
Disks:     HDD Total Size: 500.1GB (1.7% used) 1: /dev/sda Hitachi_HDT72105 500.1GB
Partition: ID:/ size: 30G used: 4.3G (16%) fs: rootfs ID:/ size: 30G used: 4.3G (16%) fs: ext4
           ID:/boot size: 497M used: 62M (14%) fs: ext4 ID:/home size: 434G used: 8.0G (2%) fs: ext4
           ID:swap-1 size: 2.10GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 62.0C mobo: N/A
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Repos:     Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list
           deb http://packages.linuxmint.com/ debian main upstream import
           deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest testing main contrib non-free
           deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest/security testing/updates main contrib non-free
           deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest/multimedia testing main non-free
           deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ unstable main contrib non-free
           deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ experimental main contrib non-free
Info:      Processes 93 Uptime 3:00 Memory 210.7/1978.3MB Runlevel 2 Client Shell inxi 1.4.23
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