[kwlug-disc] Linux Mint
cbruner at quadro.net
Fri Nov 4 17:22:38 EDT 2011
Mint releases several versions, one from Gnome, one for kde etc.
On 11/4/2011 4:50 PM, Darcy Casselman wrote:
> I would note that if the intent of a move to Mint is to flee UI
> changes, note that Mint will be moving to Gnome 3 in version 12:
> It looks like they're going to do some work to preserve the panel UI
> within Gnome Shell, and they'll be supporting Mate, a fork-of-sorts of
> Gnome 2, as an option. I just want to point out that, like the rest
> of the Gnome ecosystem, change is coming.
> On Fri 04 Nov 2011 04:44:16 PM EDT, Paul Nijjar wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 04, 2011 at 02:58:10PM -0400, Oksana Goertzen wrote:
>>> I've been trying it out on another machine and it's been good. I
>>> wanted to avoid
>>> any gotcha's. Can you do an in place upgrade?
>> One gotcha I have seen with Mint: dual booting hassles.
>> Twice I have seen cases where people installed Mint, then got rid of
>> it and tried to dual-boot with Ubuntu and Windows, and then had
>> problems getting their Windows partition to boot.
>> I am not sure whether this was a fluke or whether it is systematic,
>> but it is one issue that has come up.
>> - Paul
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