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Install the latest VirtualBox version on Mint and Ubuntu

Posted 05-17-2019 at 05:36 PM by hydrurga
Updated 05-23-2019 at 07:49 AM by hydrurga

This tutorial currently relates to VirtualBox 6.0.x, but will be valid for any version in the VirtualBox repository. The following instructions have been tested on Mint 19.x but should also work on Mint 18.x, Ubuntu 16.04 and 18.04, and other distros based on Ubuntu. Note that since v6, VirtualBox does not support 32-bit hosts, for which you should install VirtualBox v5.2.

The instructions below should not affect any virtual machines you have already set up with a previous version of...
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Preserving your existing Home partition when installing a new distro

Posted 07-01-2016 at 10:19 AM by beachboy2
Updated 03-21-2017 at 05:41 PM by beachboy2

Preserving your existing Home partition when installing a new distro

IMPORTANT

Regardless of the following suggestion on how to preserve your current Home (/home) partition, it is ESSENTIAL to also make a BACKUP of all existing personal data, just in case anything goes wrong!

The backup, to an external hard drive or similar, should include the following:

bookmarks.html (Firefox in my case)
Email profile folder (Thunderbird in my...
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install slack to lg x110 day 1

Posted 04-26-2015 at 10:15 PM by mrknify

Today I installed Slackware via an sd card. It did not go smoothly.

I used rufus usb key installer to put the 14.1 iso onto my sd card. Booted my LG x110 with the card, now my little netbook is my toy, I use it to install all manner of things before migrating them out. Previously I had installed two versions of Oz Unity on my netbook, they installed to duel boot with the netbooks Windows XP using grub. more recently I had been using Arch Linux via usb install to a SD card but that...
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From Ubuntu to Mint

Posted 12-05-2011 at 08:46 AM by Itchakilla

Hi Everyone!

I wanna give a try to Mint, how do I change from Oneiric Ocelot to Mint?

Thnks!!!
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Set up a packaging system on an old laptop

Posted 09-17-2009 at 10:10 AM by henryxcrudos (henryxcrudos' Linux Projects)

I plan to set up a packaging-only system for VectorLinux Light on an old laptop (Acer Travelmate 212TXV). VectorLinux Light is a great, fast, lightweight Slackware-based distribution.

Stage 1: Setting up the system


Installation of VectorLinux Light 6.0

- Burned CD-R from ISO
- Installed distribution using the text-installer
- Booted

Queries:
  1. X GUI Login screen not available, screen blanks after boot

    Suggested
...
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