A little bit more than 8% of you are currently running Linux Mint 6 RC1 and you’re probably wondering how “stable” it is and how to upgrade it to the upcoming stable version. Well here’s some good news, it’s very stable and you can upgrade it with only two commands.
How stable is RC1?
RC1 is fit for usage. If you’ve got it installed, you don’t need to wait for the final release, you can already consider your system stable.
What’s missing in RC1 is the new Windows installer “mint4win” which only makes a difference for the liveCD, and a few bug fixes which you can get by “upgrading to stable”.
How to upgrade from RC1 to stable?
Install the following package:
Upgrade the following packages to their latest version:
This can be achieved by running the following command in a terminal:
apt update; apt install gtk2-engines-ubuntulooks mint-artwork-gnome mintassistant mintbackup mintdesktop mintinstall mintmenu mintnanny mintupdate mintupload
Eventually restart X and you’re all set.