Posted on June 22, 2012March 27, 2019 by Anurag Bhandari — 6 CommentsMint 13 Screenies Here’s the fast, beautiful thing on my Dell Inspiron 6400 laptop. 🙂 The Neat & Clean Desktop Desktop & Stuff Post navigationPrevious post: Fixing the partition table: Mis-sized extended partitionNext post: Raspberry Pi looks delicious 6 thoughts on “Mint 13 Screenies” ashima bhandari June 23, 2012 This is nice. I want this to! Anurag Bhandari June 23, 2012 Download the ISO from their site, and make sure you also have VirtualClone drive installed. When downloaded, double-click the ISO file and you’ll get the option to install it in Windows itself! The safest and quickest way to install, that is. 🙂 Eng Lee June 30, 2012 What are you using to open DOCX on Linux? That doesn’t look like an OpenOffice. How compatible is that to actual Microsoft Office for Windows? Anurag Bhandari June 30, 2012 @Eng Lee It is OpenOffice. The docx compatibility is not 100%, but it’s pretty much bearable. apog August 20, 2012 hi thanks for this (brief !) info i am about to install a debian (do not know wich flavor, mb ubuntu, mb mint, mb bodhilinux) on a dell inspiron 6400 and i was wondering how safe it will be to delete the dell partition and the recovery partition i have by now : 90 mb fat 16 dell partition (utilities) 11 Gb ntfs recovery partition 99 Gb ntfs “system” partition 2 Gb extended partition with a weird “mediadirect” thing i am up to change this to : 11 Gb root linux partition 50 Gb windows partition remainder will be 2 Gb swap, and around 50 Gb linux home i would be pleased to hear your advice/recommendations ! thanks Anurag Bhandari August 20, 2012 apog, It’s safe to delete those “extra” partitions on your Inspiron 6400. As a matter of fact, I too got rid of the recovery partition early on. But I kept the mediadirect partition for the mediadirect app that the lappy comes with, but it’s your choice to keep it or not. I like your new partition scheme. As an advice, use a Linux partition manager to manage partitions. For example, I can see you want to shrink the Windows partition by half and use the freed space to create a new partition. These sort of operations can be achieved using Window’s Partition Manager, but Linux may not be able to recognize those. Your best bet would be gParted, that could be easily found on Mint/Ubuntu/Debian live cds. 🙂 Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.