jcockx wrote:I've just tried to install Mint 14 Cinnamon from a freshly downloaded ISO on an old Dell PC.
It works, but will always start a Gnome desktop, no Cinnamon.
If I do a live boot from the same DVD on my much newer laptop, I get Cinnamon as expected.
On the old PC, I tried to logout and explicitly select a Cinnamon session, but no lock: I still get Gnome.
What could be causing this problem?
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 07)
00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 07)
Graphics: Card: Intel Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller bus-ID: 00:02.0
X.Org: 1.11.3 drivers: intel (unloaded: fbdev,vesa) Resolution: firstname.lastname@example.org
GLX Renderer: Mesa DRI Mobile Intel® GM45 Express Chipset x86/MMX/SSE2 GLX Version: 2.1 Mesa 8.0.4 Direct Rendering: Yes
Oops, yes, you are right. Seems I ignored the term "much newer laptop".[...] he said in the original post that the livecd worked, he said it worked on a much newer system
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