Mint 20.3 Stable and upgrade to stable looks like could be available this week



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Good find, Andy.

They seem to have been taking their sweet time....although I note they have waded through 85 reports, which is time consuming.
 

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I just received an update to the Update manager....

After installing that, the Edit button carries another item...namely...'Upgrade to Linux Mint 20.3

I will take another snapshot of LM20.2 with Timeshift before upgrading.
 

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Done

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Did mine this afternoon, took 80 minutes
 

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That was a longish time

I think mine was completed in under 20, or thereabouts.
 

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it took just over an hour to download at 31Mbs
 

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I did and update from 20.2 to 20.3 and all went well. But decided to do a fresh install instead. 20.3 is working as expected. Great release so far.
 
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can you explain that to me ? if you ended with a fine working 20.3 , what did you get from the fresh install that you didn't from upgrade
 

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can you explain that to me ? if you ended with a fine working 20.3 , what did you get from the fresh install that you didn't from upgrade
Did not get anything from the fresh install other than cleaned out a bunch of stuff didn't need any longer. I needed to change out the SSD on the machine for a bigger one and so just decided to do the fresh install since I had a new ssd to partition :) There was no problem with the upgrade it was flawless.
 

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@kc1di, do you have your /home on a separate drive?
 

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@kc1di, do you have your /home on a separate drive?
No, I do have a separate home but everything is on the same drive. I back up to a sd card though.
It was just time to start fresh.
 
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On sons laptop timeshift snapshots were located /timeshift ; which took up room on HD .

Deleted that and formatted 15 gig Sd card to ext4 and created a snapshot. Thats enough for at least one snapshot ; i will just delete and create new as i go .

Used update manager and followed instructions - upgraded to 20.3 no probs
 

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Oh, what a difference, just updated my spare drive for the lappy, took just under 12 minutes, A new router fixed the slow downloads
 
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