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Thursday, 22 March 2012

LMDE Adventure - Update Pack 3

I have 2-step verification on all my Google accounts. So, when I sign on to a new machine and want to add content to blogger I have to get my Blackberry and get a verification code.  Painful? Yes but I know my accounts are secured from "mugged in London" attacks.

My advice to anyone not using 2-step verification is JFDI. (Just fkken do it)

As part of my testing for LMDE, which by the way is going rather well, I want install all the latest and greatest updates to see if it all hangs together. I tried to install Kernel 3.3.x this morning but the header is marked as bad. I usually use KernelCheck for a custom kernel but it has not bee updated so does not know about 3.x.x yet. Pity.

I then used Update Manager to update all files and all worked OK. One of the features of LMDE is a rolling release using Update packs. The latest is Version 3 and that is being installed as I type. To ensure you are on the latest versions update sources and do an update.
sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list &
Here is my current sources.list

deb debian main upstream import backport
deb testing main contrib non-free
deb testing/updates main contrib non-free
deb testing main non-free

# deb experimental main
# deb-src experimental main

# deb lenny contrib non-free 

1328 files are coming down and several packages have been removed. The restart will be very interesting.

Here are the references:


Adding MATE -

LMDE, intel, nvidia and compiz tips -



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