31928Re: [LINUX_Newbies] Installing Mint 17
- Jun 13, 2014Hi All,
> I see Mint 17 with Mate now appears toThe download went OK as soon as I went to
> be available for downloading.
my public library--sniffing around with my
old netbook (with its fairly poor WiFi setup)
on Mint (Mate) 16 and its popup "offline
warning" to "tattle" on the unsatisfactory
WiFi locations--had shown me a rather
wide range in "hot spot" quality. Some of
them aren't hot at all! More like "luke warm"
The apple store sure takes the cake with its
signal strength bouncing up and down and
sometimes dropping off completely. That's
not a good way to get a 1.3 GB .iso file.
Interesting journey, though--I had the
download folder open and so I noticed the
mirror site started downloading as soon as
I clicked it instead of waiting for me to see
their site and confirm they were offering
what I hoped for. That could explain some
of the weird results in the past. Naturally
the copy of Fusion (not my intent) didn't
pass the md5 check for Mint with Mate.
> I intend to install from a USB by usingJoan pointed out, off list, that my 16 has a
> unetbootin; that worked for Version 16
> but I did the prep work for that in Win
> XP which is now gone.
facility (in the GUI rather than the Terminal
where I was looking) to make the bootable
USB. So far it all seems to be working as I
To continue my netbook experiment, my
next thought will be to try out having the
partitions set up. Any thoughts on sizes?
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