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kb:linux:mint13xfceafter1stboot [2014/06/19 02:43]
Allen Smith + hardware stuff + Internet stuff + software sources & updates
kb:linux:mint13xfceafter1stboot [2016/01/13 20:35]
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-====== Mint 13 Xfce: After First Boot Configuration ====== 
-{{INLINETOC}} 
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-**Previous Documents:​** (what this will replace -- once this is fully written) 
-    * {{:​kb:​loadmint13xfce.utxt | Mint 13 Xfce Install Notes}} ... How I install this OS for others 
-      * {{:​kb:​newusermint13xfce.utxt | Mint 13 Xfce user account configuration}} ... what I repeat for additional Users 
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-===== Initial Hardware Check & Configure ===== 
-The "quick check" that the Hard Drive is good does not work properly until the 1st boot ... so check that now. 
-  * Settings >> Disk Utility → Select the Operating System Drive 
-    * Ensure this drive has the GREEN LED graphic & "Disk is healthy"​ 
-    * If "A few bad sectors"​ or AMBER/RED LED, then REPLACE the drive! 
-The Mouse/​Touchpad also needs to be configured to work in a more reasonable manner. 
-  * Settings >> Mouse and Touchpad >> Behavior → Increase Double Click Time to 350ms 
-  * Settings >> Settings Editor >> xfwm4 → mousewheel-rollup >> double-click >> toggle to FALSE 
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-===== Internet Services Configuration ===== 
-Install the client to enable that **If** there is a squid-deb-proxy server on the local network, then that will get used to get the .deb files that are used to install and update the packages in Linux Mint. 
-  * sudo apt-get install squid-deb-proxy-client (Make certain "​-client"​ at end!) 
-A DNS "​issue"​ in any 12.04LTS Linux can sometimes cause an Internet connection that is connected, but not working properly. (Cannot find websites by the site name.) The "​fix"​ for this problem is to run the following: 
-  * sudo dpkg-reconfigure resolvconf 
-    * answer “yes” to the 1st question, “no” to the 2nd question, then “ok” to reboot 
-RESTART SYSTEM 
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-===== Software Sources & Updates ===== 
-  * Settings >> Software Sources >> Other Software 
-    * Select then Remove the medibuntu software repository (which no longer exists) 
-  * sudo add-apt-repository ppa:​libreoffice/​libreoffice-4-2 (upgrade to LibreOffice 4.2) 
-  * sudo add-apt-repository ppa:​otto-kesselgulasch/​gimp (upgrade to GIMP 2.8) 
-  * sudo apt-get update 
-  * do all Updates 
-    * ”Ok” to any additional changes pop-ups 
-    * ”Replace” to any “Replace configuration file” pop-ups 
-  * load any Additional Drivers for hardware (ONLY if they are really needed) 
-RESTART SYSTEM 
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-===== Language / Graphical / Display Configuration ===== 
  
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