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by Iggy64
Sat Jan 03, 2015 7:25 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” Xfce RC released!
Replies: 38
Views: 9113

Re: Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” Xfce RC released!

Thanks for your advice, Adelante.

If one update/upgrade is just as safe as the other, I might as well go ahead with the RC.

Looking forward to getting started!
by Iggy64
Sat Jan 03, 2015 12:21 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” Xfce RC released!
Replies: 38
Views: 9113

Re: Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” Xfce RC released!

I have an older box I need to get up and running ASAP. I'm sure I would like to go with Mint 17.1 xfce. I see that it is currently in the RC stage. My choices would be to either - install Mint 17 xfce, then upgrade when 17.1 stable is released, or - install Mint 17.1 xfce RC, then upgrade from there...
by Iggy64
Thu Dec 18, 2014 5:51 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Choosing the Right Release
Replies: 6
Views: 704

Re: Choosing the Right Release

Thanks very much, MDM! I appreciate the advice. I think I will take it. I'll go with Mint 17 and get more familiar with it. (I learned a lot while settting it up on a couple of machines for family members.) When 17.1 is out for a little while, I can decide if I really need any of the new features an...
by Iggy64
Thu Dec 18, 2014 1:08 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Choosing the Right Release
Replies: 6
Views: 704

Re: Choosing the Right Release

Many thanks to all for the kind replies. Lots of helpful information for me, as I get started with Mint. I hope you will bear with me as I ask for some additional clarification: I could install Mint 17 today, then upgrade to Mint 17.1 in January (or whenever available). Or I could simply wait until ...
by Iggy64
Wed Dec 17, 2014 9:58 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Choosing the Right Release
Replies: 6
Views: 704

Choosing the Right Release

A few months ago, I migrated my two brother from WinXP to Mint17 Xfce. They are happy as clams. I would now like to install Mint Xfce on my own laptop and my desktop. But I am unsure on which release to choose. I see that the Mint 17.1 Xfce RC has just been published. I wonder if I should: a) Instal...

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