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    Dell latitude D600 & D610

    welcome to the forums the dell D600 range has been around since the early 2,000's so it Depends on the age and spec, if they have 64 bit processors and at least 2gb ram they will run most distributions, albeit a bit slow on the heavy builds,try Linux lite, or mx -64 bit, if they have 32 bit...
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    Interested to hear from anyone who has updated to LM21....either via the Update Manager, or via a Fresh Install?

    just finished updating my mint drive for the 2010 Dell insperon [ dual core model: Pentium T4500,] it took just over 4 hrs, only one minor problem .. sudo apt remove mintupdate && reboot, did not work once the update had finished, had to do a re-boot from the mint menu, then run it again to get...
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    DVD unit doesn't work

    it may be they are not in the fedora repositories.
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    Upgraded to 21

    If you saw my other post, it took 2 hrs 10 mins from starting the iso download to the installation being complete, but I suspect being of a lower power your chromebook will take a fair bit longer
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    Upgraded to 21

    I have had windows take much longer in the past
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    Upgraded to 21

    Did my HP ProDesk yesterday no problems see www.linux.org/threads/interested-to-hear-from-anyone-who-has-updated-to-lm21-either-via-the-update-manager-or-via-a-fresh-install.41516/#post-167630
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    Interested to hear from anyone who has updated to LM21....either via the Update Manager, or via a Fresh Install?

    Update, been using it all afternoon, no glitches, I can't be bothered going through all the changes that mint have made, but my sound and graphics have definitely improved
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    apt update - ignoring a specific package?

    in the 60 mins you have had this post up, you could have run apt --fix-broken as the report suggested
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    Interested to hear from anyone who has updated to LM21....either via the Update Manager, or via a Fresh Install?

    Ok you asked .. Started with the mintupdate installer, it took 14 mins @35mbs to download everything, then another 1hr 50 mins to complete the installation [including the kernel upgrade to 5.15.o-46.49] The first reboot was a little slow, but everything so far seems to be working without issue...
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    DVD unit doesn't work

    https://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/howto-linux-switch-change-alter-dvd-region-code/
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    deb-get for third party apps

    "-get" is becoming old hat, in most cases the latest distributions do not use it, [sudo apt-get install ****** is just sudo apt install *****]
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    Australia - The Land Down Under

    Keep safe
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    DVD unit doesn't work

    I use celluloid no problems
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    DVD unit doesn't work

    this is a slimline optical drive, most of them are made by TESSCORP in Korea and branded out under dozens of different names, Was it working OK before you added Fedora? it may be a simple dependency issue here are the main ones that you need libdvdcss libdivx libx264 libdca libdvbpsi libdvdplay...
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    How to scan for viruses?

    once installed clam runs in the background on open files, to do a full scan you have to ask it to, this is normally done with a series of terminal commands, BUT for the newcomer from windows there is a GUI that can be installed from the terminal run $ sudo apt-get install clamtk
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