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Re: Time to release Mint 15

Postby Zorba » Sun May 26, 2013 7:38 pm

Waiting for Olivia :lol: :lol:

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Re: Time to release Mint 15

Postby killer de bug » Mon May 27, 2013 4:56 am

Install the RC, apply all the updates, and you have Olivia.

And stop being such a child. It will be released when ready. It's not because you ask everyday that it will be done faster.
If you want it faster consider donate. It will help to hire a new developer. Or give your time to help the project. :mrgreen:
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Re: Time to release Mint 15

Postby caf4926 » Mon May 27, 2013 5:07 am

It's listed as approved for release now
So it's probably being synced ATM
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Re: Time to release Mint 15

Postby Zorba » Mon May 27, 2013 12:15 pm

caf4926 wrote:It's listed as approved for release now
So it's probably being synced ATM



Great newsthanks caf4926 :D My customers have been waiting for long time now :D
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Re: Time to release Mint 15

Postby Zorba » Tue May 28, 2013 2:13 am

Today :roll: :roll:
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Re: Time to release Mint 15

Postby caf4926 » Tue May 28, 2013 5:36 am

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Re: Time to release Mint 15

Postby Zorba » Tue May 28, 2013 6:19 am

Mamma mia :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D Is it safe to download it from there now :D Alors on danse :D

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Re: Time to release Mint 15

Postby caf4926 » Tue May 28, 2013 8:17 am

Brahim wrote:Mamma mia :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D Is it safe to download it from there now :D Alors on danse :D



Why wouldn't it be?
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Re: Time to release Mint 15

Postby kmb42vt » Tue May 28, 2013 10:26 am

caf4926 wrote:
Brahim wrote:Mamma mia :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D Is it safe to download it from there now :D Alors on danse :D



Why wouldn't it be?
Go ahead


For the same reason the RC wasn't for those who downloaded the 64-bit version before the official announcement. In that particular case it was a bad kernel. The point is, there's always a chance that the one or all of the ISOs may need to be changed before they're officially released which is just what happened to LM 15 RC (64-bit).

That being said, Mint does not hide unannounced ISOs (RC or final versions) so download away. Just be aware that there may be changes made and the ISOs re-synced before the official announcement which means you might have to download and install all over again. Small chance of that of course, but it has happened before. :)
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Re: Time to release Mint 15

Postby caf4926 » Tue May 28, 2013 10:48 am

Just for the record
I pulled it down and installed. It's been running all day here flawlessly, running a whole bunch of apps all at the same time.

Though the post installation updates looked remarkably similar to those that came thru after installing the RC

Here is some stats:

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inxi -F
System:    Host: kernelcruncher-Lenovo-G550 Kernel: 3.8.0-19-generic x86_64 (64 bit)
           Desktop: Gnome Distro: Linux Mint 15 Olivia
Machine:   System: LENOVO product: 2958 version: Lenovo G550
           Mobo: LENOVO model: NITU1 version: REFERENCE Bios: LENOVO version: 18CN37WW(V2.10) date: 09/18/2009
CPU:       Dual core Pentium CPU T4300 (-MCP-) cache: 1024 KB flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 ssse3)
           Clock Speeds: 1: 1200.00 MHz 2: 1200.00 MHz
Graphics:  Card: Intel Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller
           X.Org: 1.13.3 drivers: intel (unloaded: fbdev,vesa) Resolution: 1366x768@60.0hz
           GLX Renderer: Mesa DRI Mobile Intel GM45 Express Chipset GLX Version: 2.1 Mesa 9.1.1
Audio:     Card: Intel 82801I (ICH9 Family) HD Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel Sound: ALSA ver: k3.8.0-19-generic
Network:   Card-1: Broadcom BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY driver: b43-pci-bridge
           IF: wlan0 state: up mac: 00:26:82:3a:a9:8e
           Card-2: Broadcom NetLink BCM5906M Fast Ethernet PCI Express driver: tg3
           IF: eth0 state: down mac: 00:26:22:d8:61:f3
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 250.1GB (11.8% used) 1: id: /dev/sda model: FUJITSU_MJA2250B size: 250.1GB
Partition: ID: / size: 20G used: 4.9G (26%) fs: ext4 ID: /home size: 63G used: 23G (38%) fs: ext4
           ID: swap-1 size: 3.14GB used: 0.01GB (0%) fs: swap
RAID:      No RAID devices detected - /proc/mdstat and md_mod kernel raid module present
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 43.0C mobo: N/A
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info:      Processes: 166 Uptime: 7:31 Memory: 2237.6/2972.1MB Client: Shell inxi: 1.8.4
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Re: Time to release Mint 15

Postby Zorba » Wed May 29, 2013 8:20 am

I think we are not going to have any Olivia for this month :( :(
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Re: Time to release Mint 15

Postby warprunner » Wed May 29, 2013 8:27 am

So this may be a newb question since I am long time Ubuntu, new to Cinnamon Mint.
When it is released officially. Will I be able to do an Upgrade instead of a clean install?
I know the answer has to be yes. Just looking for verification since this is my 1st version release on Mint.
Thanks

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Re: Time to release Mint 15

Postby tdockery97 » Wed May 29, 2013 8:36 am

warprunner wrote:So this may be a newb question since I am long time Ubuntu, new to Cinnamon Mint.
When it is released officially. Will I be able to do an Upgrade instead of a clean install?
I know the answer has to be yes. Just looking for verification since this is my 1st version release on Mint.
Thanks

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Re: Time to release Mint 15

Postby excollier » Wed May 29, 2013 9:50 am

Brahim wrote:I think we are not going to have any Olivia for this month :( :(

Still more than 2 days left yet, a lot can happen.
I have been trying it live today, the RC kept freezing, but this release works fine, I may install it.
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Re: Time to release Mint 15

Postby kmb42vt » Wed May 29, 2013 12:51 pm

Brahim wrote:I think we are not going to have any Olivia for this month :( :(


I've already downloaded the final off one of the USA mirrors and installed it. Applied updates and all is well. Checking back at Heanet.ie (main Mint FTP download server) the date on the ISOs are still the same. Either way, it runs fine, it's fast and stable. Heck, the RC with all applied updates seems to be no different than the yet unannounced final. The only thing I can think of is that there are some mirrors that still need to be synced--there's quite a lot of them now.
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Re: Time to release Mint 15

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Re: Time to release Mint 15

Postby samriggs » Wed May 29, 2013 1:56 pm

Ringing the dinner bell, "Come and get it!"
I get to test it on a netbook of my sisters :D
Should be interesting
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Re: Time to release Mint 15

Postby killer de bug » Wed May 29, 2013 1:57 pm

Brahim wrote:I think we are not going to have any Olivia for this month :( :(



Mais il est lourd.... :shock:
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Re: Time to release Mint 15

Postby warprunner » Wed May 29, 2013 2:07 pm

samriggs wrote:Registered Linux User #545430

Ok how did you get that registration??

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Re: Time to release Mint 15

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