How compatible is Mint?

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How compatible is Mint?

Postby sayton12 on Sun Nov 06, 2011 2:06 pm

How compatible are the main Ubuntu based releases with Ubuntu? I want to use Ubuntu for the PPA's and the general support it has compared with other distros but along with anyone else Unity is more annoying than it is helpful.

If I just follow guides / install links as though I was using Ubuntu will Mint still work fine?
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Re: How compatible is Mint?

Postby proxima_centauri on Sun Nov 06, 2011 2:07 pm

sayton12 wrote:If I just follow guides / install links as though I was using Ubuntu will Mint still work fine?

Assuming you use the corresponding releases, yes, they are compatible.
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Re: How compatible is Mint?

Postby AlbertP on Sun Nov 06, 2011 2:09 pm

PPA's for Ubuntu are also working on Mint. Mint 9 is compatible with Ubuntu Lucid, Mint 10 with Maverick, Mint 11 with Natty and Mint 12 will be compatible with Ubuntu Oneiric.
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Re: How compatible is Mint?

Postby antikythera on Sun Nov 13, 2011 3:30 pm

you can also use the corresponding backports for each version as mentioned above by AlbertP
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