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How to customize Linux Mint 9

Linux MintLinux Mint 9 is a Ubuntu-based, desktop distribution that was just reviewed here. Out of the box, it is one of the most user-friendly desktop distributions available. However, like everything life, you can still customize it to suit your specific use policy. This tutorial offers a few steps you can take to customize the desktop and make using it even more fun to use than it already is. If you are an experienced Linux user, you are probably familiar with all these tips. However, if you are not, I hope you find these tips helpful. To start this customization process, I'll suggest that you have the Control Center, which you access from Menu > Control Center, open. [caption id="attachment_5696" align="aligncenter" width="532" caption="Linux Mint\'s Control Center"]Control Center[/caption] ...
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Linux Mint 9 review

[caption id="attachment_226" align="alignright" width="104" caption=" "]Linux Mint[/caption]Mint 9, aka Isadora, is the latest update to the desktop-focused, Linux distribution based on Ubuntu (10.04). It is one of the more exciting desktop distributions, with a nice selection of custom-developed graphical management utilities. Because it is based on and closely tied to Ubuntu, Linux Mint versions are always released after Ubuntu has been released, usually about one month after. With this review, I hope to highlight some of the good and not so good features of Isadora. ...
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Manual disk partitioning guide for Linux Mint 9 and Ubuntu 10.04

Ubuntu[caption id="attachment_226" align="alignright" width="104" caption=" "]Linux Mint[/caption]The installation program on Ubuntu 10.04 and Linux Mint 9 are the same. And that's because Linux Mint is based on Ubuntu. So if you install one, which involves a simple seven-step process, you can use the same instructions to install the other. But being simple does not mean that the default partitioning scheme, which creates only two partitions, will satisfy the requirements of the system you wish to create. That's when a fundamental knowledge of disk partitioning on a Linux system comes in handy, and that's why, for those without that knowledge, this guide has been written. ...
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How to dual boot Linux Mint 9 and Ubuntu 10.04

[caption id="attachment_226" align="alignleft" width="104" caption=" "]Linux Mint[/caption]UbuntuIn some situations, you may want to install more than one operating system on a computer. One method of accomplishing that is to utilize virtualization applications to run one atop the other. Another method, one that does not require specialized hardware or software, is to create a multi-boot scheme - installing multiple operating systems on one or more hard drives (on the same computer.) Dual-booting is a multi-boot example involving two operating systems. This tutorial gives you the instructions needed to dual boot Linux Mint 9 and Ubuntu 10.04 Desktop. Unless you intend to create custom partitions, very little effort is required on your part. The installer does virtually everything. ...
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Linux Mint 8 review

[caption id="attachment_226" align="alignright" width="104" caption=" "][/caption]Linux Mint 8 (aka Helena) is the latest version of the popular, desktop-oriented distribution. Helena was actually released late last year, but I've just gotten around to reviewing it. As with prior releases of Mint, Helena is based on the latest version of Ubuntu, which in this case is Karmic Koala. For this review, I'll go through the features of Mint 8 that I consider to be good, not so good and those that I think are bad. ...
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Linux Mint 8 installation guide

[caption id="attachment_226" align="alignright" width="104" caption=" "] [/caption]Mint 8 is the latest version of Linux Mint to be made available to the public. Though the installation routine is a very simple one, I still get traffic from people looking for an installation guide for distros like Mint. If you can install Ubuntu, you can install Mint (Mint is based on Ubuntu), but if you need a little bit of handle-holding installing it, then this tutorial is for you. ...
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Linux Mint 6 Installation with Custom Disk Partitioning

Linux MintLinux Mint 6, the latest stable version of Linux Mint, a (Linux) desktop distro based on Ubuntu 8.10, was released on December 15, 2008. As with Ubuntu and other Ubuntu-based distros, installing Linux Mint (6) involves a simple, seven-step process. On a default installation, the installer creates two partitions: A primary partition for the / (root) file system, which holds everything, and a logical partition for swap. ...