Install ubuntu-desktop on Linux Mint?

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xavierbaez
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Install ubuntu-desktop on Linux Mint?

Post by xavierbaez » Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:11 pm

Is it possible to have Linux Mint with Cinnamon 4.0 and also have the best of Ubuntu on the same partition?

I would love to have Linux Mint benefit of Cinnamon 4.0, however I would also like to have Ubuntu?

the specific package that I am looking for is:
ubuntu-desktop 1.417.1 amd64 The Ubuntu desktop system

Has anybody done this?

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Re: Install ubuntu-desktop on Linux Mint?

Post by Pjotr » Mon Jun 17, 2019 6:12 am

Don't. It's messy, and at the very least your system will become unpredictable:
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