OK, you did it perfectly right.foersu wrote:I installed directly from the ISO file. Under "Ändern | Massenspeicher" I clicked on the small CD symbol and indicated the ISO file in the opened file selection dialog.
I don't see a relationship. Different hardware can explain it easily. I have at now a SSD for my system and this is very much faster, but to my remembrance the older computer - nearly the same hardware, but with a magnetic hard drive - did take about the same time.foersu wrote:There is one thing, I wonder a little bit about: when I start Mint, after login I takes about 35 seconds until the Cinnamon desktop appears. It seems to be a long time to me, my company notebook, working under windows 7 is faster
As I already wrote, I have no idea what might have happened here. If I where you I would try it once again with a new VM - it is easy to delete it later, if you have no use for it - to find out, if it was a coincidence.
Back to the existing VM: Now after having it installed, to you see any delays?
It might also be helpful to know something about your host machine. Open terminal and enter:
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