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How much more powerful cpu will be required for LM 19?

Post by deepakdeshp » Wed May 16, 2018 3:06 pm

Hello,
I know that LM 19 isnt out yet. And this is a rather vague question.I have an AMD a8 7410 processor. So will I require a newer processor to run LM 19? Or the answer will be know only after installing and trying LM 19?

Installing LM brings me to another topic i.e.can I backup up only the applications with Backintime now on Cinnamon 18.3 and restore only the applications when LM 19 is cleanly installed?

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Re: How much more powerful cpu will be required for LM 19?

Post by Ozo » Wed May 16, 2018 3:24 pm

deepakdeshp wrote:
Wed May 16, 2018 3:06 pm
Hello,
I know that LM 19 isnt out yet. And this is a rather vague question.I have an AMD a8 7401 processor. So will I require a newer processor to run LM 19? Or the answer will be know only after installing and trying LM 19?

Installing LM brings me to another topic i.e.can I backup up only the applications with Backintime now on Cinnamon 18.3 and restore only the applications when LM 19 is cleanly installed?

TYAIA
Don't you mean A8 7410?

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Re: How much more powerful cpu will be required for LM 19?

Post by deepakdeshp » Wed May 16, 2018 3:29 pm

Ozo wrote:
Wed May 16, 2018 3:24 pm


Don't you mean A8 7410?
That's correct . Thank you. Corrected
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Re: How much more powerful cpu will be required for LM 19?

Post by deepakdeshp » Wed May 16, 2018 3:31 pm

My usage is browsing, compile and execute java c c++ programs and miniscule Libre office work, using pdfs
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Re: How much more powerful cpu will be required for LM 19?

Post by Ozo » Wed May 16, 2018 3:44 pm

If you notice even the slightest difference in performance after the install I will eat a mint leaf. :)

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Re: How much more powerful cpu will be required for LM 19?

Post by deepakdeshp » Wed May 16, 2018 3:52 pm

Ozo wrote:
Wed May 16, 2018 3:44 pm
If you notice even the slightest difference in performance after the install I will eat a mint leaf. :)
In that case my hardware is good for another 5 years till 2023 running Mint 19. Heads you win tails I lose. After all Mint leaves are tasty. :)
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Re: How much more powerful cpu will be required for LM 19?

Post by deepakdeshp » Wed May 16, 2018 4:00 pm

For Ubuntu 18 the minimum requirements are

Ubuntu Desktop Edition
2 GHz dual core processor
2 GiB RAM (system memory)
25 GB of hard-drive space (or USB stick, memory card or external drive but see LiveCD for an alternative approach)
VGA capable of 1024x768 screen resolution
Either a CD/DVD drive or a USB port for the installer media
Internet access is helpful


My specs are well above these.
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Re: How much more powerful cpu will be required for LM 19?

Post by Ozo » Thu May 17, 2018 9:58 am

If you are satisfied with your current performance, great but if you wish to make it more snappy then you can address any bottlenecks. For example, an ssd is a significant improvement over a spinning disc type drive. Otherwise just enjoy your system as is. :)

If you are just bored with your machine a new paint job would help. That is what I did using a theme and now I am waiting for 19 to perhaps spice things up even more.
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Re: How much more powerful cpu will be required for LM 19?

Post by smurphos » Thu May 17, 2018 10:04 am

As long as your hardware plays nice with the 4.15 kernel you'll be fine. Why not test with a live session of xubuntu 18.04 or something to give yourself early warning of any potential issues?

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Re: How much more powerful cpu will be required for LM 19?

Post by Hoser Rob » Thu May 17, 2018 10:42 am

smurphos wrote:
Thu May 17, 2018 10:04 am
As long as your hardware plays nice with the 4.15 kernel you'll be fine. Why not test with a live session of xubuntu 18.04 or something to give yourself early warning of any potential issues?
That's exactly what I'd do.

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Re: How much more powerful cpu will be required for LM 19?

Post by Faust » Thu May 17, 2018 11:30 am

smurphos wrote:
Thu May 17, 2018 10:04 am
As long as your hardware plays nice with the 4.15 kernel you'll be fine. Why not test with a live session of xubuntu 18.04 or something to give yourself early warning of any potential issues?
I've just tried that , and it is stunningly good !
OK - higher spec hardware here ( i5 8GB blah blah ) but it bodes very well for Mint 19 :D
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Re: How much more powerful cpu will be required for LM 19?

Post by deepakdeshp » Thu May 17, 2018 12:28 pm

Hoser Rob wrote:
Thu May 17, 2018 10:42 am
smurphos wrote:
Thu May 17, 2018 10:04 am
As long as your hardware plays nice with the 4.15 kernel you'll be fine. Why not test with a live session of xubuntu 18.04 or something to give yourself early warning of any potential issues?
That's exactly what I'd do.
Thank you. It will run off a USB drive, it won't have all the compilers and environments like eclipse, so there won't be any realistic comparison. It's just a matter of a month, I will install it on the HDD when Mint 19 is announced, then take it for a ride.
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Re: How much more powerful cpu will be required for LM 19?

Post by deepakdeshp » Thu May 17, 2018 12:33 pm

Ozo wrote:
Thu May 17, 2018 9:58 am
If you are satisfied with your current performance, great but if you wish to make it more snappy then you can address any bottlenecks. For example, an ssd is a significant improvement over a spinning disc type drive. Otherwise just enjoy your system as is. :)

If you are just bored with your machine a new paint job would help. That is what I did using a theme and now I am waiting for 19 to perhaps spice things up even more.
Excellent ideas both. But I don't have the budget for any tweaking right now. And I believe that postpone the purchase as much as I can, and I will get more bang for my buck as I purchase it as late as possible.

New paint job is what I will job and will change the theme and have a different look and feel
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