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Old 01-03-2012, 10:35 AM   #1
rick1959
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Red face Installing Linux Mint 12 over Linux Mint 11


I appreciate your patience with this question...

My computer currently has a dual boot system consisting of Windows 7 (that the laptop came with) and Linux Mint 11.

I want to install a fresh edition of Linux Mint 12 and replace the current Linux Mint 11.

When I use the Mint 12 ISO and boot up from the ISO DVD and start to install, I get stopped at the "what I want to do" place in the installation, I don't know what to do. When offered the choice what to with the disk...I stop.

My skill in this area is terrible and I don't want to screw up the girlfriends machine.

All I want to do is replace Mint 11 with Mint 12. Don't care about saving the existing files on Mint 11 as they are already saved. Just like to replace Mint 11 with 12 and not screw up GRUB or anything else....

Thanks in advance for your help!
 
Old 01-03-2012, 12:16 PM   #2
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This tells you about upgrading:
http://community.linuxmint.com/tutorial/view/2
and you can also look at the official guide:
http://www.linuxmint.com/documentation.php
 
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Old 01-03-2012, 09:22 PM   #3
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Thank you for your help!

A smooth & successful install.

Best Regards, Rick
 
  


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