Install Mint 14 without installing GRUB?

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Install Mint 14 without installing GRUB?

Postby erlantz » Tue Jan 15, 2013 5:45 pm


there are some way to install Linux Mint 14 (KDE version) without installing GRUB?

I have a install with Kubuntu and Windows and I don't want to reconfigure GRUB after installing Mint 14.

I searched this forum but I didn't find any topic with the same subject.

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Re: Install Mint 14 without installing GRUB?

Postby xenopeek » Tue Jan 15, 2013 6:23 pm

You can invoke the Linux Mint 14 KDE version installer with a parameter to skip boot loader installation. To do so, press Alt+F2 to open the run dialog, or open a terminal, and start the installer with:

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ubiquity --no-bootloader kde_ui

Alternatively, you can select to install the bootloader to the root partition of your installation instead of to /dev/sda (the MBR of your hard disk). At least, you can on the Cinnamon/MATE/Xfce version of Linux Mint. You will probably have to select to do manual partitioning for that though.

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