I am currently using mint.How can I replace it with ubuntu without any data,files loosing? Can anyone tell me how to boot only ubuntu without any personal data loss? Thanks!

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    Always, always, always plan for data loss. You should be backing up your user data regularly, and you really need to back it up before you upgrade, reinstall, or install a new operating system. Installing Ubuntu from a live USB should give you the option to replace Mint with Ubuntu without overwriting your data. I've found it to be generally reliable, but I always backup my data first.
    – Marc
    Jul 31, 2017 at 4:07
  • if your home and root are two different partitions, then simply choose to replace mint when installing Ubuntu. your home partition will be safe. Jul 31, 2017 at 4:18
  • As far as I know this is only possible If you have /home and / on two different partitions.
    – user690429
    Jul 31, 2017 at 5:13

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create partitions and install Ubuntu along with mint OS after that move all your personal data from mint to Ubuntu folder once you with that you can uninstall mint.

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