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Old 06-16-2014, 09:14 AM   #1
kishor joshi
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Should I continue with Linux Mint 16 Cinnamon 64 bit or


I have Linux Mint 16 Cinnamon -64 bits installed on my Desk top.
I had already downloaded Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon -64 bits.
I am very much satisfied with Linux Mint 16.
My question is -
Should I continue with Linux Mint 16 Cinnamon 64 bit with updates or install Linux Mint 17 ( since it is a LTS release) ?
 
Old 06-16-2014, 11:33 AM   #2
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Since support for 16 will be running out and security is getting to be even more important, I'd say go for 17. But try it first as a live disk: a few people have had video-card problems with this release. If all goes well and you can install, then you'll have several years of reliable and secure computing ahead.
 
Old 06-16-2014, 12:52 PM   #3
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17 has very long term support(5 years). Go for it, I'd say.

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Old 06-16-2014, 09:53 PM   #4
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I say the same. I installed Mint 17 to replace v. 16 last week. It works quite nicely.
 
  


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