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Old 01-04-2013, 01:22 PM   #1
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Mint 14

I have tried to load Mint 14 from the Linux Format magazine. It does not work for Cinnamon 32 & 64 bit. They both hang after 10 minutes if you try to do a live install.

The only distro on the disc that works is the Mate 32 bit which I am now using to send this report.

I have found that you cannot be a superuser as it will not work as root. I will perserver with Mint 13 KDE, which has bugs as a root user until someone explains how to get on as root.
Old 01-04-2013, 01:41 PM   #2
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Old 01-04-2013, 01:54 PM   #3
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root account Mint 14

Originally Posted by camorri View Post
No I did not know about it because Mint 13 works as root with a bug that does not allow the software manager to boot in root, it does allow the normal user to access the software manager, so I have no need to install 14.

I have no need to use 14 unless I find one.

Anyway, I appreciate the pointer in case I find a need to use 14.

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