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Anyone try this yet? Looks pretty damn slick! :yesway:

Note that if you're installing this in Fusion on a Mac, you might get an error saying "The CPU has been disabled by the guest operating system.". If you do, here's the fix so that the LiveCD ISO boots:

VMware Fusion 2 Release Notes

Navigate to the Mac folder where the virtual machine is located. The default is your Home folder > Documents > Virtual Machines.
Right click on the Ubuntu 8.10 virtual machine package and select Show Package Contents.
In a text editor open the file named <virtual machine name>.vmx, and add the following lines to the file:

monitor.virtual_exec="hardware"
monitor.virtual_mmu="software"

Save the file.
Power up the Ubuntu virtual machine again.
 

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Yup. I ran this off a USB drive on my work laptop after my PC died, before I could afford my iMac. Have you tried live-booting your Mac with it yet? I've only ran it on Fusion myself.
 

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I've used linux mint... its basically ubuntu but a little modified... its decent, but id rather just run ubuntu
 

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Elysian said:
I've used linux mint... its basically ubuntu but a little modified... its decent, but id rather just run ubuntu
Me too. I just always end up going back to Ubuntu.
 

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I use Mint, but to be honest, really the only reason I use it over Ubuntu is MintMenu, which allows me to fit everything on one panel instead of two in Ubuntu, which saves a bit of screen space.
 

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I use Mint, but to be honest, really the only reason I use it over Ubuntu is MintMenu, which allows me to fit everything on one panel instead of two in Ubuntu, which saves a bit of screen space.
You can do that anyway just by moving everything to the top bar. There is also a unified menu that you can get hold of, but I'll be buggered if I can remember the name right now.

My Linux usage nowadays is almost all headless/CLI so Linux Mint doesn't do much for me. However it is well put together, so I can see why people would like it.
 

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You can do that anyway just by moving everything to the top bar. There is also a unified menu that you can get hold of, but I'll be buggered if I can remember the name right now.

My Linux usage nowadays is almost all headless/CLI so Linux Mint doesn't do much for me. However it is well put together, so I can see why people would like it.
Sure, you probably can, but I might as well use a distro that already does it for me. Plus media codecs and such are already installed, so it's basically Ubuntu with a few things pre-configured.
 

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I've used it on PC. It's a decent distro, pretty sick, but I ultimately went back to my main fav when it's new version came out.
 
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