IntensePC: Installing Linux Mint 13

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Outdated. See Intel: Installing Linux Mint 19

Prepare installation media

Base installation of Linux Mint 13

  • Follow the standard Linux Mint installation procedure - choose timezone, partitions, username, password etc.
  • Disconnect the installation media and reboot.
  • Login using previously selected username and password.

System Update

  • Intel graphics drivers on your fresh installation may be outdated.
  • Strongly recommended to do full system update to get the latest 2D,3D and kernel drivers with performance improvements and bugfixes.
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
sudo reboot

RTL8723AE Wi-Fi driver

  • Intense-PC devices can be assembled with the RTL8723AE PCIe chip which is not supported by mainline kernel yet.
  • If you do fresh install please use rtlwifi-dkms_0007.0809.2012.deb driver.
  • Compulab's Linux Mint shipped with this driver already installed.