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Linux Mint 17.2 “Rafaela” Xfce released!

Post by clem » Fri Aug 07, 2015 6:07 am

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Re: Linux Mint 17.2 “Rafaela” Xfce released!

Post by Habitual » Fri Aug 07, 2015 11:04 am

Thanks Clem and The Team!

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Post by rivenathos » Fri Aug 07, 2015 1:50 pm

Many thanks go out to all involved with the newest XFCE release.
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Re: Linux Mint 17.2 “Rafaela” Xfce released!

Post by dXTC » Fri Aug 07, 2015 9:01 pm

Thanks! I can finally make a 17.2 XFCE "rescue disk" for my netbook!

I've DL'd via torrent, and will let it seed for a while more.
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Re: Linux Mint 17.2 “Rafaela” Xfce released!

Post by JohnBobSmith » Sat Aug 08, 2015 7:54 pm

Just upgraded via fresh install, and I'm loving it!

A couple of notes:
-My laptop's Ralink RT3290 wifi adapter seems to be fully working and fully supported! :D
-Shutting down via the login screen sometimes causes shutdown or next boot to fail. If I can accurately pinpoint and re-produce the problem, I'll submit a bug report. Changing to the fglrx driver seems to have fixed the issue. This is likely something on my end, and not Mint 17.2.

Overall, this is an amazing release which now supports all my hardware, so I couldn't be happier. :)

Cheers to the Mint team,
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Re: Linux Mint 17.2 “Rafaela” Xfce released!

Post by Night Wing » Sat Aug 08, 2015 11:39 pm

I did a clean install of 17.2 (Rafaela) Xfce on my HP dv4-5113cl, 14" laptop and everything went as smooth as silk on the install. The install took 12 minutes and doing all the updates afterwards took another 8 minutes. After putting Rafaela through it's paces, 17.2 runs like a champ. :D
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Post by JohnBobSmith » Sun Aug 09, 2015 8:49 am

Yes, the speed improvements during and after install are huge! During the install, I noticed even from a DVD things seemed more responsive and quicker to load. Post install, I recall my previous XFCE system running Mint 17 (not 17.1) often took 8 seconds or so to bring up the whisker menu, and get all HD background images and custom themes loaded, bring up the panel, etc. Now from a cold boot of 17.2, that process was nearly instantaneous. About 1.5 seconds to get into firefox after login. :)

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Re: Linux Mint 17.2 “Rafaela” Xfce released!

Post by karlchen » Sun Aug 09, 2015 4:25 pm

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Split off a support request for "Linux Mint 17.2 Cinnamon and problem with AMD A8 7410 APU onboard GPU" from this thread announcing the release of Mint 17.2 xfce.
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Re: Linux Mint 17.2 “Rafaela” Xfce released!

Post by KingJulien » Mon Aug 10, 2015 10:19 am

Best Xfce release yet. Thanks to everyone. :D
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Post by How-old! » Tue Aug 11, 2015 6:27 am

Yes, it's very good indeed, but had endless problems trying to install 32bit version on a 32bit machine. See comments on "Linux Mint 17.2 “Rafaela” Xfce RC released!"

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Post by dXTC » Wed Aug 12, 2015 7:12 pm

I just finished updating my Lenovo Ideapad S10 netbook with 17.2 Xfce 32-bit. No serious issues here, and it kept all my desktop settings, complete with custom panel transparency. The Xfce 4.12 Appearance bug is only intermittent in my case, and since I'm a "set it and forget it" kind of guy, it's all good.

Many thanks to the Linux Mint team!
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Re: Linux Mint 17.2 “Rafaela” Xfce released!

Post by The Dark Side » Sat Aug 15, 2015 11:50 am

Many thanks and Congratulations to the Linux Mint Team for the XFCE released !!!! Thanks again.-
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Re: Linux Mint 17.2 “Rafaela” Xfce released!

Post by karlchen » Tue Sep 15, 2015 3:52 pm

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Split off a support request for "Linux Mint 17.2 “Rafaela” Xfce incorrect MD5 hashsum" from this thread announcing the release of Mint 17.2 xfce.
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