Mint 16: How to upgrade from RC to Stable (MATE/Cinnamon editions)
by clem 33

Important notes If you used PPAs during the RC, it is strongly recommended that you perform a fresh installation with the stable ISOs, especially if you used the xorg-edgers PPA. Fix APT priorities Open a terminal and type the following command: In Cinnamon: gksu gedit /etc/apt/preferences.d/official-package-repositories.pref 1 gksu gedit /etc/apt/preferences.d/official-package-repositories.pref In MATE: gksu pluma /etc/apt/preferences.d/official-package-repositories.pref ...

Answering controversy: Stability vs Security is something you configure
by clem

Answering controversy: Stability vs Security is something you configure
I hear a Canonical dev was more opinionated than knowledgeable and the press blew what he said out of proportion. I wouldn’t mind too much, if we weren’t finding ourselves answering questions from panicked users rather than working on what matters right now (i.e. Mint 16 RC). So I’ll be brief. About package updates: We ...