Mint 12 is officially released

Discussion in 'all things UNIX' started by vasa1, Nov 26, 2011.

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  1. wat0114

    wat0114 Guest

    Very good review again, Mrk! I echo a lot of the same sentiments as you regarding the new Gnome. It's a horrendous change, imo, from what used to be.
     
  2. mack_guy911

    mack_guy911 Registered Member

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    very nice and fair review i was waiting for this one Mrkvonic :thumb:


    i face high cpu usage but on 64bit dvd version can you confirm


    7 lucky seven :D
     
  3. mack_guy911

    mack_guy911 Registered Member

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    the 1st thing which really sucks on gnome 3 is its big ugly buttons on right hope in further production they change it some decent





    for now i am putting a tutorial for helping my self as well other when ever see them how to change them before they make your mind go :blink:

    few steps form default to this

    https://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=232753&page=30



    if you dont like mintz buttons

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/themes
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install zukitwo-theme-all


    to get icons left by

    gconftool-2 -s -t string /desktop/gnome/shell/windows/button_layout "close,maximize,minimize:"

    or with menu button on right


    gconftool-2 -s -t string /desktop/gnome/shell/windows/button_layout "close,maximize,minimize:menu"


    now open advance setting (Gnome 3 shell extensions) and go to theme and at bottom

    theme window change it to zukitwo dark you get same like above like buttons


    same as Mrkvonic and vasa tips above
     

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  4. x942

    x942 Guest

    Sorry I forgot to mention I did that. Grub finds /boot and fails to boot the LUKS Disk. It says it can't find '/dev/mapper/cryptsetup-root/' followed by a UUID and than drops to a recovery shell.
     
  5. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Let's talk Linux Mint some more, shall we. This is a second review of Linux Mint 12 Lisa with the Gnome 3 desktop, tested on high-end hardware, covering live CD usage, installation to an external USB disk in a multi-boot configuration, Nvidia and Broadcom proprietary drivers, web camera, system load and responsiveness, updates, some KDE stuff, experience, notifications, visual glitches, other problems, and more.

    http://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/linux-mint-lisa-high-end.html


    Cheers,
    Mrk
     
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