Many Linux users would like to try something else after Mint in order to improve their skills, but as an ordinary user who wants to watch videos, browse the web, play games, study slides and any other similar activity, Linux Mint is way more than enough. If the latest versions are not yet available in your mirrors, switch to the default repositories. Thought it would be best to leave a not here for other users before an attempt to upgrade. Unfortunately the mentioned Lightning extension lacks any kind of localization to german in my case. If there are updates for these packages, apply them. Boot up time is now back to 7 seconds instead of 8 seconds with the supplied kernel 4. But its probably best to wait for the fix to trickle through via updates, as python seems finicky about getting the indentation of lines correct.
This is the Linux Mint upgrade guide that will help you to: 1. Checksums are available so that you can verify your download is the real-deal. Huge props to the Mint Team — So much more responsive with Tessa. And yes I do know how to spell Windows. Update manager relies on Timeshift backups for the stability of the system. Just update and have fun! Just a typo, when numbering C subsections get stuck at C2.
And again, thank you so much for making the ia320libs available so we can run 32bit architecture on our 64bit machines. And with the new support for Flatpaks from Flathub, users will be able to put their hands on the latest releases of major open source programs. Did the optional step to install and purge stuff. Only issue trivial so far was that the window title bar icons went back to default positions. Mint developers use that money for paying the costs of the project.
Those who want to upgrade their Linux Mint 18. I would imagine that a lot of us suffer with the same problem. To remove them, open a terminal and type: apt remove --purge xscreensaver-data xscreensaver-data-extra xscreensaver-gl xscreensaver-gl-extra cinnamon-screensaver-webkit-plugin cinnamon-screensaver-x-plugin 5. This indeed works but has to repeated over and over again manually when thunderbird was updated. This is the best and most stable upgrade 19 to 19. Yahoo is made default only to supprot the development.
If he checks these programs he will definitely be ready to go: Actions to take in Mint Welcome And as you can see, there are links for the official documentation and support forums. Probably yours is already 19. This option is now gone. Upgrade to Linux Mint 19. Could you tell me where I can read about this change and what I should do in the future? Can you reproduce and run mint-release-upgrade from terminal next time? Some of us use other snapshot tools, such as Clonezilla. In some cases, this could mean that upgrading to this release is the wrong decision, maybe you're better off skipping that particular release? This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that some required packages have not yet been created or been moved out of Incoming. It comes shipped with many software and utilities by default which makes it easy to start working with it, and provides tens of programs of its own.
That makes it harder to debug application crashes. I appreciate your work and use mint regularly. Alternatively, you can create a full disk image with a tool like dd. If you lose your data or you're unable to access it. Make sure you've made a snapshot before following this last step.
Its been a bitch understanding all the terminology. If asked whether to keep or replace configuration files, choose to replace them. I choose to use classic view at the end. In addition, the update manager also has a new auto-update feature which is disabled by default. For comparison I installed a fresh guest os 19. What worries me a bit though, is no updates. But after upgrade I encountered one issue that was never observed before upgrading to 19.
You may also install 4. While rare, it is possible that a graphics card, Wi-Fi dongle or other bit of kit that currently works fine may encounter issues after you upgrade to a more recent kernel release. Did you try Linux Mint 19 on this computer? If you have already upgraded, let us know your experience till now in the comments. I guess in Linux it is A1 drive and B1 drive. This is just about Firefox in my case, but I guess it could also create other issues to people having blacklisted other packages.