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I need the ISO for the stable mint

Postby viero » Thu Sep 29, 2011 10:47 pm

I need the ISO for the stable verison of linux mitn debian? Where can i download it? I forgot what the number was for it?

I lost my ISO disk, the latest testing iso is waaaaay unstable, Its crashing like mad crazy on 2 diffrent computers.. I need to go back to stable, broweser crashes every 5 min, System crashes every 10, And endless bugs.


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Re: I need the ISO for the stable mint

Postby Aging Technogeek » Thu Sep 29, 2011 11:17 pm

If you want an older version of LMDE, you can find all ISO files here

http://ftp.heanet.ie/mirrors/linuxmint.com/debian/
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Re: I need the ISO for the stable mint

Postby viero » Fri Sep 30, 2011 10:34 pm

linuxmint-debian-201009-gnome-dvd-i386.iso is the stable one?

Any torrents left?

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Re: I need the ISO for the stable mint

Postby Elisa » Sat Oct 01, 2011 5:49 am

I am not sure also which .iso would be the best for Stable issues :)
Hope and waiting that Zerozero will kindly answer both questions, mine (in this topic, other thread) and yours here also ;)
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Re: I need the ISO for the stable mint

Postby Christof999 » Sat Oct 01, 2011 9:29 am

Well two options here.

The first is, give the new latest repository and the rolling distro a try, its actually very solid and stable.

However I have a feeling you mean the Linux Mint which can be frozen at squeeze so it can effectively run Debian stable. For creating a LMDE box based on debian stable see viewtopic.php?f=197&t=55403

However If you are going this route, once your mint apps are working disable everything but your squueze repos! The mint updates will eventually cause dependancy problems. Just install, switch to squeeze, disable mint repos and THEN you can update to get any new relevant security patches.

Hope this helps.
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Re: I need the ISO for the stable mint

Postby Transitman » Sun Oct 02, 2011 4:42 pm

viero wrote:I need the ISO for the stable verison of linux mitn debian? Where can i download it? I forgot what the number was for it?

I lost my ISO disk, the latest testing iso is waaaaay unstable, Its crashing like mad crazy on 2 diffrent computers.. I need to go back to stable, broweser crashes every 5 min, System crashes every 10, And endless bugs.



Get the linuxmint-debian-201009-gnome-dvd-i386.iso and when you are ready, disconnect the computer from the network.
Then install linuxmint-debian-201009-gnome-dvd-i386.iso and when it gets done, reboot. DO NOT CONNECT to the network yet.

Once the computer comes back to the desktop, open from terminal sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list hit enter, type your password and the sources.list will open up.

Then you will want to replace the following:

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######Debian Main Wheezy Testing Repos
deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ testing main contrib non-free
deb-src http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ testing main contrib non-free

###### Debian Wheezy Update Repos
deb http://security.debian.org/ testing/updates main contrib non-free
deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ testing-proposed-updates main contrib non-free
deb-src http://security.debian.org/ testing/updates main contrib non-free
deb-src http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ testing-proposed-updates main contrib non-free


with this sources.list pointing to the stable branch;

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######Debian Squeeze Main Repos
deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ squeeze main contrib non-free
deb-src http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ squeeze main contrib non-free

###### Debian Squeeze Update Repos
deb http://security.debian.org/ squeeze/updates main contrib non-free
deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ squeeze-proposed-updates main contrib non-free
deb-src http://security.debian.org/ squeeze/updates main contrib non-free
deb-src http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ squeeze-proposed-updates main contrib non-free


Leave this line at the top of your sources.list -

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deb http://packages.linuxmint.com/ debian main upstream import backport


Then once you have saved the file, reconnect to the internet, and in terminal type sudo apt-get update .
then if you so desire, open Synaptic, and install any updates that are there.
Once done, you should have a stable LMDE Squeeze and be good to go.

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Re: I need the ISO for the stable mint

Postby cpatrick08 » Mon Oct 03, 2011 11:31 am

Transitman wrote:
viero wrote:I need the ISO for the stable verison of linux mitn debian? Where can i download it? I forgot what the number was for it?

I lost my ISO disk, the latest testing iso is waaaaay unstable, Its crashing like mad crazy on 2 diffrent computers.. I need to go back to stable, broweser crashes every 5 min, System crashes every 10, And endless bugs.



Get the linuxmint-debian-201009-gnome-dvd-i386.iso and when you are ready, disconnect the computer from the network.
Then install linuxmint-debian-201009-gnome-dvd-i386.iso and when it gets done, reboot. DO NOT CONNECT to the network yet.

Once the computer comes back to the desktop, open from terminal sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list hit enter, type your password and the sources.list will open up.

Then you will want to replace the following:

Code: Select all

######Debian Main Wheezy Testing Repos
deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ testing main contrib non-free
deb-src http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ testing main contrib non-free

###### Debian Wheezy Update Repos
deb http://security.debian.org/ testing/updates main contrib non-free
deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ testing-proposed-updates main contrib non-free
deb-src http://security.debian.org/ testing/updates main contrib non-free
deb-src http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ testing-proposed-updates main contrib non-free


with this sources.list pointing to the stable branch;

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######Debian Squeeze Main Repos
deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ squeeze main contrib non-free
deb-src http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ squeeze main contrib non-free

###### Debian Squeeze Update Repos
deb http://security.debian.org/ squeeze/updates main contrib non-free
deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ squeeze-proposed-updates main contrib non-free
deb-src http://security.debian.org/ squeeze/updates main contrib non-free
deb-src http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ squeeze-proposed-updates main contrib non-free


Leave this line at the top of your sources.list -

Code: Select all

deb http://packages.linuxmint.com/ debian main upstream import backport


Then once you have saved the file, reconnect to the internet, and in terminal type sudo apt-get update .
then if you so desire, open Synaptic, and install any updates that are there.
Once done, you should have a stable LMDE Squeeze and be good to go.


i think you ment 201011 for 64 bit and 201101 for 32 bit it would be newer and still can do your directions to get squeeze

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Re: I need the ISO for the stable mint

Postby Transitman » Mon Oct 03, 2011 2:15 pm

cpatrick08 wrote:
i think you meant 201011 for 64 bit and 201101 for 32 bit it would be newer and still can do your directions to get squeeze


Actually, if the OP used the newer spins, he might have the same issues he is having now, as the newer spins have been updated since the last spin for the .ISOs.

If the OP uses the older version, they would be more inline with Squeeze and therefore may not be susceptible to the issues they are having now with the newer updates from "Wheezy / Testing".


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