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    Linux Mint 15 'Olivia' Released

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    Linux Mint 15 is the most ambitious release since the start of the project. MATE 1.6 is greatly improved and Cinnamon 1.8 offers a ton of new features, including a screensaver and a unified control center. The login screen can now be themed in HTML5 and two new tools, “Software Sources” and “Driver Manager”, make their first appearance in Linux Mint.

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    what do you reckon my chances of an inplace upgrade are?

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    apt dist-upgrade seemed to work fine after changes the sources.list

    anyone needed to get vmware workstation to work there is a nice easy script here


    installation - VMware 9 install not opening after extraction on 13.04 - Ask Ubuntu

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    driver manager looks like its for proprietary drivers only, not ones that come with the kernel

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    I've just done an in place upgrade and it appears to have gone without issue, even though I use Kubuntu backports (for the latest version of KDE 4), steam, playdeb, and google chrome repos.

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    Just used apt dist-upgrade and seems to have worked fine.

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    inplace upgrade worked reasonably well for me, few driver issues but nothing that wasn't easily fixed

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    eth0 doesn't seem to work, but i haven't put a lot of time into as i normally use wlan0

    gets a connection light, just the operating system never see or reports the link is up.. weird.

    might look into it next time i need eth0

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    has the network config been changed as in the later versions of centos for example you have to manually set the LAN to come up on boot.

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    ifup / ifdown doesn't work its done through NetworkManager the interface is enabled in the "control panel" for networking.

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    Nautilus stopped auto-starting after I upgraded. Pretty blank desktop until I figured that out.

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    Do

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    Quote Originally Posted by ConradJones View Post
    Do

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    and tell me what happens
    Thanks for the delayed response! Restarting networking or the whole machine didn't help, I had to check a box somewhere to make nautilus auto-start. I hate to say it, but windoze updates don't tend to stop the desktop starting up properly..!

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    What is it like for Steam? Quite simple and smooth gameplay out the box?

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