Monthly Archives: August 2014

Changeover to Linux Mint Debian

I wrote a little while ago about thinking of switching to Mint Debian, then changing my mind. That was before I discovered that my current version (15) would no longer download programs from its repositories, and I was effectively stuck with a system going nowhere. So I bit the bullet and made the big changeover on the weekend. I was hoping to keep the old system and set up a dual-boot arrangement, but that didn’t happen, so it was lucky that the changeover worked pretty smoothly. In fact I only overlooked one item: the Address Book for Mozilla Thunderbird, which I was able to replace nearly completely from my wife’s computer. But here are some random observations from the process: Read the rest of this entry »

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