Installing LMDE3 from Cinnamon

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Shadowstreik
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Installing LMDE3 from Cinnamon

Post by Shadowstreik » Mon Oct 15, 2018 6:06 pm

Hello, all.

I would like to install LMDE3 on my machine. I currently operate on Cinnamon in version 19. How would I install the desktop so I can choose it in the display manager?

Thank you very much.

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Re: Installing LMDE3 from Cinnamon

Post by ajgringo619 » Mon Oct 15, 2018 6:40 pm

I think you're mistaking what LMDE3 is. LMDE = Linux Mint Debian Edition; in other words, it's not just a desktop environment, it's a completely different OS (that happens to come with Cinnamon as its desktop environment). Mint 19 is based on Ubuntu, which is a derivative of Debian.
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Re: Installing LMDE3 from Cinnamon

Post by wallyUSA » Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:32 pm

Shadowstreik wrote:
Mon Oct 15, 2018 6:06 pm
Hello, all.

I would like to install LMDE3 on my machine. I currently operate on Cinnamon in version 19. How would I install the desktop so I can choose it in the display manager?

Thank you very much.
If you want it on the same machine you could install a dual boot or install it in a virtual machine, like Virtual Box. But as stated above, it is a separate OS.
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Re: Installing LMDE3 from Cinnamon

Post by AZgl1500 » Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:31 pm

I have 18.3 Cinnamon and LMDE3-Cindy installed on my SSD.

Two separate partitions, each is exclusive to itself, but can access a 3rd partition for /home

as mentioned, they are two entirely differently based OS versions.


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