08/2010 FOSS Sig

mint8logoUpdating Linux Mint9 from Mint8:
(Our purpose is to develop an ongoing method for updating new Linux distros.)

  • Back up of user files (both data and program preference options)
  • Installing updated or new distro
  • Restoring the backup created above
  • Adding additional applications
    • Adobe PDF Reader
    • Audacity audio editor
    • Google Chrome Browser
    • Krdc VNC Utility
    • Microsoft TrueType Fonts
    • Non-Free Multimedia Codecs
    • Skype Communications

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So much news, so little time. We didn’t discuss them all at the meeting but view current open source and operating system articles:linux_cd_collective