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Early update Linux Mint 17.1 "Rebecca" to Linux Mint 17.2 "Rafaela"

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Early update Linux Mint 17.1 "Rebecca" to Linux Mint 17.2 "Rafaela"Early update Linux Mint 17.1 "Rebecca" to Linux Mint 17.2 "Rafaela"

As we know, the Linux Mint developers are working on the release of Linux Mint 17.2 "Rafaela" Cinnamon and MATE based on a batch basis Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. In fact as you update the base packages and especially desktop environment Cinnamon (2.6.x) and MATE (1.10) in Linux Mint 17.
The final version of Linux Mint 17.2 "Rafaela", on assurances of developers, is due out at the end of this month, but want to "feel" the new system can do the upgrade from Linux Mint 17.1 "Rebecca" to Linux Mint 17.2 "Rafaela", without waiting for the official release right now several commands in the terminal.

Update Linux Mint 17.1 "Rebecca" to Linux Mint 17.2 "Rafaela"
Note. Upgrading from Linux Mint 17.1 "Rebecca" to Linux Mint 17.2 "Rafaela" is valid for all officially released desktop environments Linux Mint: Cinnamon, Mate, KDE and XFCEI managed to successfully upgrade the Cinnamon and Mate. Other environments have not tried.

1. Need to bring your system up to date with the following commands:

apt update
apt upgrade


2. For distribution updates you must change the code name of the repository on rafaela with the following commands:

sudo sed -i 's/rebecca/rafaela/' /etc/apt/sources.list
sudo sed -i 's/rebecca/rafaela/' /etc/apt/sources.list.d/official-package-repositories.list

 

3. These commands will update the system files and do the distribution upgrade:

apt update
apt upgrade
sudo apt-get -f install
apt dist-upgrade
sudo apt-get -f install


4. After all the updates, restart the computer:

sudo reboot

5. Install the latest recommended kernel

Early update Linux Mint 17.1 "Rebecca" to Linux Mint 17.2 "Rafaela"Early update Linux Mint 17.1 "Rebecca" to Linux Mint 17.2 "Rafaela"


6. After a new login can check the version of the distribution with the following command in the terminal:

cat /etc/*release*

 

Early update Linux Mint 17.1 "Rebecca" to Linux Mint 17.2 "Rafaela"Early update Linux Mint 17.1 "Rebecca" to Linux Mint 17.2 "Rafaela"

Or in other graphics applications distribution

Early update Linux Mint 17.1 "Rebecca" to Linux Mint 17.2 "Rafaela"Early update Linux Mint 17.1 "Rebecca" to Linux Mint 17.2 "Rafaela"

That's it. I note as well that the best thing for you is to wait for the official update.

Early update Linux Mint 17.1 "Rebecca" to Linux Mint 17.2 "Rafaela"Early update Linux Mint 17.1 "Rebecca" to Linux Mint 17.2 "Rafaela"

Good Luck!!

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  1. Shekin 16 June 2015 15:38
    If you got an error while updating
    Errors were encountered while processing:
    /var/cache/apt/archives/libmate-window-settings1_1.10.0-1+rafaela_amd64.deb
    /var/cache/apt/archives/mate-control-center-common_1.10.0-1+rafaela_all.deb
    E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)


    Run these commands
    cd /var/cache/debconf
    sudo rm *.dat

    And try upgrading again
    --------------------
    x64 Linux Mint 18.3 cinnamon
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  2. eMcE
    eMcE 16 June 2015 20:58
    Or just run sudo apt-get -f install
    And after the upgrade repair the broken packages in Synaptic.
    --
    Ps. In pkt 2. "t" is missing at end of the second line

    And another thing.. For dualboot systems, at the end of the upgrade proces run:
    sudo update-grub
    for updating grub's menu descriptions to "...17.2..."
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  3. Donato
    Donato 18 June 2015 14:31
    This is missing a "t" at the end! :)
    sudo sed -i 's/rebecca/rafaela/' /etc/apt/sources.list.d/official-package-repositories.lis
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  4. Ita Juma Jenkins
    Ita Juma Jenkins 20 June 2015 13:20
    AprГЁs l'upgrade j'ai eu quelques problГЁmes avec Cinnamon, aprГЁs uninstall/install il ne me reste plus que le fond d'Г©cran qui est noir et inchangeable, le systГЁme me dit qu'il le change mais le rГ©sultat n'est pas lГ , quelqu'un Г  eu ce problГЁme ?
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  5. kmd
    kmd 11 August 2015 22:37
    Alguém poderia informar o endereço do repositório do Mint 17.2 Rafaela, muito difícil encontrar algo contendo ele na net.
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  6. Anurag
    Anurag 23 December 2018 11:31
    This video demonstrats the practical process of upgrading to latest Linux Mint version 19.1 Tessa https://youtu.be/SLsukQ0X8Yk
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