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Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” Cinnamon released!

Postby clem » Thu Jun 30, 2016 8:39 am

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Re: Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” Cinnamon released!

Postby elise_s1 » Thu Jun 30, 2016 8:50 am

Great!!!!

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Re: Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” Cinnamon released!

Postby Pjotr » Thu Jun 30, 2016 9:19 am

Thanks, developer team! You've done a great job. :)
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Re: Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” Cinnamon released!

Postby gary.zw » Thu Jun 30, 2016 9:21 am

Nice but how to you find the MD5?
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Re: Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” Cinnamon released!

Postby Cosmo. » Thu Jun 30, 2016 9:25 am

There is no MD5 sum published. Read in the linked blog the paragraph about the checks.

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Re: Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” Cinnamon released!

Postby chipps » Thu Jun 30, 2016 9:26 am

The main page at linuxmint.com still refers to both as "This is the BETA release for...", although the text at the announcements themselves do not, once clicked on. Just thought I'd bring that up. :)

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Re: Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” Cinnamon released!

Postby Cosmo. » Thu Jun 30, 2016 9:31 am

This is a known problem with the cache. Correction is on the way.

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Re: Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” Cinnamon released!

Postby gary.zw » Thu Jun 30, 2016 9:33 am

Cosmo. wrote:There is no MD5 sum published. Read in the linked blog the paragraph about the checks.


I'm confused on how to do the checks described in the blog. If someone could be kind enough to show me how?

How do you import the signing key from a Keyserver? How do you verify its fingerprint with the following command? gpg --list-keys --with-fingerprint.

Never done this before so any help would be much appreciated.
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Re: Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” Cinnamon released!

Postby Cosmo. » Thu Jun 30, 2016 9:36 am

Did you follow the link in the said paragraph?

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Re: Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” Cinnamon released!

Postby gary.zw » Thu Jun 30, 2016 9:38 am

Cosmo. wrote:Did you follow the link in the said paragraph?


Yes I did this link https://linuxmint.com/verify.php I need further assistance.

How do you import the signing key from a Keyserver?
How do you verify its fingerprint with the following command? gpg --list-keys --with-fingerprint?
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Re: Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” Cinnamon released!

Postby gary.zw » Thu Jun 30, 2016 9:48 am

ok I think I did this right

I put in Terminal

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sha256sum -b linuxmint-18-cinnamon-64bit.iso


Output:
2238dca5b51f9e2674a7e31c46f19141fbdecff6e44c06ecbc9a7bb59b75a816 *linuxmint-18-cinnamon-64bit.iso

Matches with this in the sha256sum.txt file
2238dca5b51f9e2674a7e31c46f19141fbdecff6e44c06ecbc9a7bb59b75a816 *linuxmint-18-cinnamon-64bit.iso

It that the correct way to do it?
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Re: Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” Cinnamon released!

Postby Cosmo. » Thu Jun 30, 2016 9:59 am

gary.zw wrote:How do you import the signing key from a Keyserver?
How do you verify its fingerprint with the following command? gpg --list-keys --with-fingerprint?

Exactly as in the article described. At first you import the key, than you list the keys with displaying the fingerprint and compare the resulting fingerprint with the fingerprint given at the page. I just verified, that it works as described.

Even shorter: Importing with the recv-key option, verifying with the list-keys and with-fingerprint options.

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Re: Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” Cinnamon released!

Postby Reorx » Thu Jun 30, 2016 11:11 am

Cosmo. wrote:
gary.zw wrote:How do you import the signing key from a Keyserver?
How do you verify its fingerprint with the following command? gpg --list-keys --with-fingerprint?

Exactly as in the article described. At first you import the key, than you list the keys with displaying the fingerprint and compare the resulting fingerprint with the fingerprint given at the page. I just verified, that it works as described.

Even shorter: Importing with the recv-key option, verifying with the list-keys and with-fingerprint options.

I think we could use a page like this on the Mint forums site. Maybe a tutorial... Or perhaps clarify the current page describing the process.
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Re: Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” Cinnamon released!

Postby gary.zw » Thu Jun 30, 2016 1:56 pm

Thanks Reorx-- that helps a lot. Good idea :)
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Re: Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” Cinnamon released!

Postby kc1di » Thu Jun 30, 2016 2:23 pm

Thanks to all for your hard work. It's a great release so far ;)

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Re: Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” Cinnamon released!

Postby AndyMH » Thu Jun 30, 2016 3:32 pm

How do I do an upgrade from 17.3 so I keep current settings, printers and everything I've installed to date?

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Re: Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” Cinnamon released!

Postby Cosmo. » Thu Jun 30, 2016 3:43 pm

An update path will come - but later.

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Re: Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” Cinnamon released!

Postby jimallyn » Thu Jun 30, 2016 3:44 pm

AndyMH wrote:How do I do an upgrade from 17.3 so I keep current settings, printers and everything I've installed to date?

There will be a way to update to 18 from the Update Manager, but it hasn't been released yet. Probably be a couple of weeks from what I hear, but who knows?
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Re: Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” Cinnamon released!

Postby gary.zw » Thu Jun 30, 2016 3:51 pm

I readClem said in about 1 month you could update to 18 from the Update Manager.
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Re: Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” Cinnamon released!

Postby Pjotr » Thu Jun 30, 2016 4:08 pm

jimallyn wrote:There will be a way to update to 18 from the Update Manager, but it hasn't been released yet.

Another matter is: is it wise to upgrade in-place from 17.x to 18 at all ("überhaupt")?

Personally, I doubt it. The leap from the Ubuntu 14.04 codebase to the Ubuntu 16.04 codebase is huge. Too much so, I think. I advise to do a clean installation of 18.
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