It seems as though (in my mind) that I may have read somewhere that if anyone installed Ubuntu on a computer that already had Linux Mint on it or vice versa, that the new install provides an option to port settings (and files?) from the old system to the newer one. Is this correct?
AMD Athlon II X2 220 Processor × 2 , 2.8 GHz, 6 GB, Nvidia PNY 210, 1 TB hdd: Windows 7; Ubuntu 13.10; Linux Mint 16 Petra. // Gateway E4000, Intel Pentium 4, 1.8 Ghz; 1.0 GB RAM, Geforce 5500; 32 bit; Windows 7, PCLinuxOS 201404 Mate Desktop.