This suggests that new distros can share the swap file, and maybe the /home partition too? Is that correct or have I misunderstood?
As for /home each distro must have it's unique user. Such as steve, mcsteve, and stevemc. So that they don't sqaush each others config files. With six distros installed, I have six users in my /home.
McLovin wrote:Also to further the answer on audio tools, you can install all the UbuntuStudio apps in Mint, you do not need to install another OS to get them, they are readily available in the repos. So don't worry about setting aside space for another os just to get the UbuntuStudio apps.
rlindsey0 wrote:I'm wondering--if I install the Ubuntu Studio apps with the low-latency kernel, is that going to hose my Mint install?
No. They will both use their own kernels.
muskratmx wrote:I'm confused now, do you mean if he was to install apps from Ubuntu Studio, Ubuntu would install a Ubuntu kernel?
To be quite honest, the kernel, artwork, and a few proprietary apps is what makes each distro, a distro.
On the other hand, What would be the problem with running the preemptable kernel all the time in one distro. After all this is a desktop distro
I'm confused on how you could have two different kernels for the same distro and choose which one to boot from....?
muskratmx wrote:In the same fashion, if one was to install a Ubuntu kernel, would he still be running Linux Mint? Or Ubuntu?
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