Linux Mint 7 XFCE released!

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Re: Linux Mint 7 XFCE released!

Postby Gumbotron » Mon Oct 12, 2009 1:29 pm

confused!?!?! why is the root password bein messed with. The whole point of it being disable is so no one coud do a brute force attack on your comp.

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Re: Linux Mint 7 XFCE released!

Postby Husse » Wed Oct 14, 2009 6:07 am

To make a long story short - there is some incompatibility with the way Ubuntu and Mint boots and uses passwords so without a password root would be wide open
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Re: Linux Mint 7 XFCE released!

Postby JahBless » Tue Oct 27, 2009 1:52 pm

I was having big trouble with a friends old laptop which kept rebooting at the windows screen, after updating the bios and trying a few other things and not getting anywhere, I downloaded Gloria Xfce and low and behold, it worked first time no hassle or trouble whatsoever! (as i expected it to of course ;) )
Congrats on another mighty release! Great work team! Kudos!
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Re: Linux Mint 7 XFCE released!

Postby fastforward » Sat Oct 31, 2009 6:18 am

Hello.
My brother's pc and mine are running Linux Mint Xfce previous release and I wait for upgrade instructions
I am very glad to use it, thank you very much.
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