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by frofrout
Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Not able to install Google Chrome
Replies: 3
Views: 90

Re: Not able to install Google Chrome

Okay? So what does it say when you try doing so?
by frofrout
Fri Jun 29, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Other Topics & Open Discussion
Topic: So how far off is LMDE 3?
Replies: 237
Views: 38379

Re: Linux Mint Debian Edition 3

Greetings! I've been planning on installing LMDE 3 when the stable edition is released sometime later this year.

So my questions are:
Does it support SecureBoot?
Does it support UEFI?

Thanks!
by frofrout
Sun Dec 24, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Flatpaks should be used for preinstalled programs for better security/updates
Replies: 8
Views: 704

Re: Flatpaks should be used for preinstalled programs for better security/updates

LibreOffice - As a journalist (for example) you open attachments for a living, pretty much. Knowing the .doc can't conquer your computer is a pretty strong argument for using it as a Flatpak instead. I think there is a place for Flatpak (Snap and AppImage), and I admit there are valid reasons for u...
by frofrout
Sat Dec 23, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Flatpaks should be used for preinstalled programs for better security/updates
Replies: 8
Views: 704

Re: Flatpaks should be used for preinstalled programs for better security/updates

No, no, no, 100 times no. I feel the same way about AppImages and Snaps, but maybe not as strongly. Flatpaks, Snaps and AppImages have their place, but not for major core applications. I can understand running a browser in a sandbox. But why would you want or need to sandbox LibreOffice, and if the...
by frofrout
Fri Dec 22, 2017 1:53 pm
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Flatpaks should be used for preinstalled programs for better security/updates
Replies: 8
Views: 704

Flatpaks should be used for preinstalled programs for better security/updates

Greetings! With the news that Ubuntu 18.04 will be using Snaps instead of the default non-sandboxed deb programs, I would suggest that Linux Mint looks into using Flatpaks for LibreOffice/Chromium/Firefox and all the other default programs that are also available as Flatpaks.
by frofrout
Fri Dec 22, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Flatpak - improvement requests for Mint Software Manager
Replies: 9
Views: 1703

Re: Flatpak - improvement requests for Mint Software Manager

I completely support your suggestions! When I attempted to install LibreOffice as a Flatpak I was surprised that I had to scroll up and down and actually look for it since there was no way to sort in alphabetical order or to search among the flatpaks.

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