Installing linux mint

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Installing linux mint

Postby technologicme » Mon Mar 04, 2013 5:29 pm

I have windows xp dual boot with linux lite i wish to do a clean install of linux mint an blow away the other operating systems an just have linux mint as my main os what is the best way to go about this ?

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Re: Installing linux mint

Postby mr_element » Mon Mar 04, 2013 5:42 pm

Well although I am new and I know almost nothing, I'd suggest that this can be done in any way. I'm sure you will receive many sophisticated ways as a reply but what I would do is make a LiveCD on a USB using Pendrive boot from it and start installation of Mint14.
When you reach the point where it shows you all the partitions etc. etc. etc. just delete all of them and start a fresh install of Mint according to the many guides that you can find here around the forum. If you have a storage partition (which contains only data and no OS) you don't have to delete it of course.

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