I have installed Mint LXDE 10.04 on my netbook, but would prefer the standard Ubuntu. Would it be easy (one or a few commands) to get the computer to the same state as it would have if I did a fresh install of Ubuntu, or should I just do the fresh install?
It won't be easy. Even if they use the same package manager and mostly the same packages there are lots of differences between the two distros, so changing the repositories and doing a
Do the fresh install.
Linux Mint and Ubuntu use the APT .deb package manager and share repositories.
Theoretically it should be possible to move from Mint LXDE to "vanilla" (GNOME) Ubuntu. Installing GNOME Ubuntu requires that you install the
It may be easier in the long run to do a fresh install of Ubuntu. If you have partitioned your drive such that you have your