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Wubi and Linux Mint

Postby bjb_nyj101 » Sun May 25, 2008 11:58 am

Can Wubi be used to install Linux Mint?

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Re: Wubi and Linux Mint

Postby 67GTA » Sun May 25, 2008 2:05 pm

You can if you recompile wubi with a custom Mint ISO according to the wubi wiki. You would probably still have some problems afterwards because of the subtle differences between Ubuntu and Mint. I don't know enough about wubi to help.
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Re: Wubi and Linux Mint

Postby Husse » Sun May 25, 2008 4:35 pm

I have not studied wubi - you have to limit yourself somewhat....
I'm not sure of the outcome as there are differences, not big but remember man and chimp has the same DNA to 98 % or so.
It will not be included with Mint because of the differences....
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Re: Wubi and Linux Mint

Postby MagnusB » Sun May 25, 2008 4:56 pm

I guess this is more up to the Wubi developers, you could probably ask them to make a Mintified version of Wubi.
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Re: Wubi and Linux Mint

Postby 67GTA » Sun May 25, 2008 5:09 pm

I've seen several requests on the Ubuntu forums for Mint to be included. Maybe they will give in.
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Re: Wubi and Linux Mint

Postby Husse » Sun May 25, 2008 5:46 pm

MagnusB wrote:I guess this is more up to the Wubi developers, you could probably ask them to make a Mintified version of Wubi.

Yes - but I think the problem (if it is a problem) they won't - I think I read somewhere it takes to much time (=resources) that don't exist
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