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Acer Aspire

Postby Ferns » Sat Mar 14, 2009 6:04 pm

I run Felicia on my desktop, and made a live usb stick from that. I just bought myself an Acer Aspire with Linpus installed and SD storage instead of a hard drive. I'd like to replace Linpus with Mint, and to that end, I can boot fine from the thumb drive, but I'm assuming that I'll need to remove Linpus before installing Mint. Do I have this right? and if yes, how would I go about this?

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Re: Acer Aspire

Postby Husse » Sun Mar 15, 2009 12:31 pm

No you don't need to remove it - I think :)
Depends on how small the SSD is - if it is a SSD
Otherwise you could just create an extra partition of some 10 GB and install Mint
Can be done from the installer but better before you install (gparted or qtparted)
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