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Questions on Daryana

Posted: Mon Oct 08, 2007 10:23 pm
by jbaerbock
Hey I was wondering what the ETA is for Daryana? Just curious and also is there a list of planned new features that will be included in Daryana anywhere? Again I'm bored and curious lol, thanks all!

Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2007 5:53 am
by Husse
There is no exact date, but if all goes to plan Daryna will be out very soon after Gutsy is out - so mid november perhaps
There will be lots of new things, both from Gutsy and from the Mint team
With a bit of luck all editions will appear (almost) simultaneously, and at least there will be no delay to speak of

Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2007 7:11 am
by clem
Daryna is basically Celena + Gutsy + mintUpdate. The KDE Edition will also come with more mint tools than before. mintUpdate will come in all editions.


Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2007 1:40 pm
by jbaerbock
Ditto, especially since I have heard gutsy may work better with my 3D Accel card :D.

Posted: Thu Oct 11, 2007 6:20 pm
by Fergus
Oh goody, yet another version on the horizon! I was wondering what the name would be, i had hoped something along the lines of: daisy, dalila, or davina, but i like daryanna - is there a story to this one?

I am still on bianca (going with the theory if it aint broke, don't fix it!) and just bidding my time till i see improvements that i must have. Biance security updates stop in april 08 right? I wonder where mint will be around then?
Still look forward to daryanna, i always keep a mint disc around of the latest install just incase!

Posted: Fri Oct 12, 2007 10:13 am
by clem
We talked about an upgrade tool but it's not planned for Daryna. You'll be able to upgrade from Celena to Daryna by following a tutorial published in the Wiki.


Posted: Sat Oct 13, 2007 11:29 am
by z0phi3l
Been using Gutsy since just before RC, works great for me so far, waiting for Daryana before switching to Mint :)

Posted: Sat Oct 13, 2007 8:05 pm
by clem
Somebody wrote "Daryana" somewhere and since then there's been some kind of snow-ball effect :)

It's "Daryna". If things go on like that we might even get bug reports telling us we misspelled our own release :)