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cabz
January 2nd, 2013, 03:01 PM
I am currently useing a laptop with ubuntu 12.10 on it, I want to give it to my grandson as an upgrade for his . I was wondering what the easiest way to switch from ubuntu to xubuntu which is the distro he uses now. is it best to do a total reinstall or ?

Pjotr123
January 2nd, 2013, 03:02 PM
I am currently useing a laptop with ubuntu 12.10 on it, I want to give it to my grandson as an upgrade for his . I was wondering what the easiest way to switch from ubuntu to xubuntu which is the distro he uses now. is it best to do a total reinstall or ?

You can do a transformation of Ubuntu into Xubuntu like this, quite easily:
https://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/alternative

Good luck! :)

cabz
January 3rd, 2013, 12:57 AM
You can do a transformation of Ubuntu into Xubuntu like this, quite easily:
https://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/alternative

Good luck! :)
Thanks for the link, however:D that turned into a large train wreck .i ened up with half ubuntu 1/2 unusable xubuntu So i did a clean install .
no biggy i backed up all the ffiles i needed befforehand:D. just my luck this new year!