Linux Mint Debian Edition
Linux Mint Debian Edition Rolling Release, Linux Mint 10 Xfce installation guide, and at the same time showing you GParted Tutorial, How To Partition a Hard Drive
Linux Mint Debian Edition Rolling Release, Linux Mint 10 Xfce version is available for download from Linux Mint Home pages here, it is almost 965 MB in size, it can be burned to a DVD, or install it using UNetbootin application to a bootable USB stick. This example is installed on an empty 40 GB hard disk where the system memory RAM are 383 MB.
NOTE: During installation, you can also follow these instructions online! when the desktop opened up, start Firefox and go to helpsite.org site where you can find the installation instructions, and at the same time you can follow these instructions when you installing the Linux Mint 10 Xfce operating system.
Linux Mint Xfce is Rolling Release on top of a Debian Testing package base and uses the same repositories as Linux Mint Debian Edition.This offers the following advantages to Linux Mint Xfce: A huge performance boost, A continuous flow of updates which allows users to keep their system up to date without waiting for new releases, A more mainstream desktop and software choice
If your computer does not boot from the CD / DVD / USB drive, you have to make changes to your computer’s boot sequence in BIOS boot menu.
Desktop, double-click on the Install Linux Mint icon
Choose your language
Selected your location
Set your keyboard settings
Edit Partitions with Gparted, Partitioning Hard Disk
Device > Create Partition Table
Warning! This will erase all data on the entire disk
Click and activate the unallocated hard drive, Create a new partition in the selected unallocated space
First, create Boot Partition Size, New Size (MiB) = 512, File System = ext4, Lable: = boot, Add
Click and activate hard drive, Create a new partition in the selected unallocated space
Next, new Size (MiB) = 15000, File System = ext4, Lable: = / (/ Is the root partition), Add
Click and activate the unallocated hard drive, Create a new partition Swap Partition, New Size (MiB) = 1000, File System: = linux-swap, (Linux Swap Size, the application makes it a temporary folder where the system stores the dormant programs, and when you work with large image files. Swap is a type of Random Access Memory (RAM), select the Swap Size of the computer’s hard disk and RAM size, Low RAM and low disk space use 1 GB for swap when hard disk space is very low and High RAM and high disk space use 2 GB for swap when hard disk space is plentiful)
Click and activate the unallocated hard drive, The rest of the free hard disk made it for your Home Partition, File system: = ext4, Lable: = home, Add
Apply All Operations
Make sure you want to do changes to disk, Apply
Perform the changes, and finally shutdown the GParted window
Activate the first partition (boot), right-click, Edit
Select Mountpoint = / boot and select Format
Activate the second partition (/ root), right-click, Assign to / (/ root)
Activate the last partition of the fourth (home), right-click, Assign to / home
You must also format the / home partition!
The final partition table, the swap partition does not need to be format, and Forward
Your full name (in lower-case) password twice, Hostname shows will be the computers name on the network, Forward
Bootloader, Install Grub, Forward
Review the summary and make sure everything is correct
Please wait while Linux Mint Debian Edition is being installed on your computer
Installation is now complete. Please restart your computer to use the new Linux Mint 10 Xfce system
Login to Linux Mint 10 Xfce
Welcome to Linux Mint Xfce
Linux Mint 10 Xfce Desktop
Linux Mint 10 Xfce performance, Memory use 98.8 MiB!
Linux Mint 10 Xfce System Monitor
Enjoy Linux Mint Debian Edition, Linux Mint 10 Xfce