Release: Linux Mint 5 XFCE CE

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Re: Linux Mint 5 Elyssa XFCE Community Edition

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You shouldn't need to reinstall.
Just follow the instructions here and you will have all the bug fixes.
http://linuxmint.com/forum/viewtopic.ph ... 264#p99139

Also testing a new version of XFCEs mintDesktop.
http://linuxmint.com/forum/viewtopic.ph ... 85#p100796

We don't have many translations for the XFCE or Fluxbox.
http://www.linuxmint.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=43

Suggestions for Felicia XFCE should be posted here:
http://www.linuxmint.com/forum/viewtopi ... 64#p100698
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Re: Linux Mint 5 Elyssa XFCE Community Edition

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The enhancements found in this distro are amazing.

The ability to open the terminal wherever you want, to mount and unmount an iso, to check the md5sum, run as root just by right clicking is very useful.

Other winners for me include a working version of Brasero. This app is broken in ubuntu for me on two systems. Including Deluge over Transmission and the auto detection of windows networks by default, this is very high on my list :mrgreen:

merlwiz79, I salute you.
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Re: Linux Mint 5 Elyssa XFCE Community Edition

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Hi

Im running xfce 4. In order to have xfce 5, do I need a clean install or is there a way to upgrade without losing everything?

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Re: Linux Mint 5 Elyssa XFCE Community Edition

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anthony2010 wrote:Hi

Im running xfce 4. In order to have xfce 5, do I need a clean install or is there a way to upgrade without losing everything?

ant.
I'm busy today but hope to at least install XFCE Darnya.
Then I should be able to try to update to XFCE Elyssa.
Once I do I will post a how to.
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Update Daryna XFCE to Elyssa XFCE

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anthony2010 wrote:Hi

Im running xfce 4. In order to have xfce 5, do I need a clean install or is there a way to upgrade without losing everything?

ant.
Here you go:
http://www.linuxmint.com/forum/viewtopi ... &sk=t&sd=a
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Re: Release: Linux Mint 5 XFCE CE

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Just more of a curiousity... I have a post on the Mint hardware forum re being unable to view Mint 5 because of "BusyBox" error message. This is still unresolved. I realize that XFCE is primarily a desktop/menu screen in Elyssa (I'm sure there's a more specific name for its purpose...), but if I download, will I still have my "friend" BusyBox essentially telling me that I can't install the XFCE version, too?

Perhaps this question is in the wrong place or maybe I'll save a few other prospective users from this frustration. I did not find anything using a search for "BusyBox" and XFCE. If one or other applies, sorry.

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Re: Release: Linux Mint 5 XFCE CE

Post by nöösipoika »

Thanks Merlwiz79, I've previously used Daryna Main Edition. My computer is about 4 years old, and I noticed that even using this Elyssa XFCE from cd, it was faster than Daryna Main Edition. After proper installation, I've been enjoying this edition very much. I owe you a couple of pints 8)
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Re: Release: Linux Mint 5 XFCE CE

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OK!
So I'm back on Mint with XFCE!
Thanx Merlwiz!
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