To be or not to be...[SOLVED]

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To be or not to be...[SOLVED]

Postby Mayagrafix on Fri Mar 22, 2013 4:02 pm

Is adding the Cinnamon desktop to an existing Ubuntu pc possible? and is this the same as doing a full blown Mint install?
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Re: To be or not to be...

Postby DrHu on Fri Mar 22, 2013 4:06 pm

Obviously it won't be the same as a full Mint install (Linux Mint OS): Ubuntu will have different startup services/programs and menu options than Mint..

Intsall linux Mint Cinnamon onto Ubuntu..internet search
http://www.linuxstall.com/how-to-instal ... on-ubuntu/
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Re: To be or not to be...

Postby Mayagrafix on Fri Mar 22, 2013 5:19 pm

Thanks for the info. But let me get this straight: my understanding is that Linux Mint is built on top of Ubuntu, which is a good thing, from what I understand. Me thinks its like having a car that u can change the body but still use the same engine and chasis. Is this to simplified of a concept?
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Re: To be or not to be...

Postby Macmeister on Fri Mar 22, 2013 9:19 pm

Mayagrafix wrote:Thanks for the info. But let me get this straight: my understanding is that Linux Mint is built on top of Ubuntu, which is a good thing, from what I understand. Me thinks its like having a car that u can change the body but still use the same engine and chasis. Is this to simplified of a concept?


Mint wasn't "built on top" of Ubuntu as much as it's a modification of it. (it's not a simple overlay, like a theme, that can be added or removed)
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