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So I booted the Mint DVD.  Actually it’s a Live CD, so after a bit of disk-thrashing I got a working desktop with an Install icon on it.  Thought I’d go straight for broke and clicked to see what would happen. Turned out that the best option was to stop almost immediately.  The Fedora Installation […]

So I went back again, and tried one more time to deal with the dual monitor/Nvidia driver/Xorg.conf issue.  I fiddled, I diagnosed, I followed online guides, and then I did something that broke the installation again.  Sigh. I reached for the Fedora DVD, and found instead a DVD for Mint Linux.  Feeling playful, I put […]

So, it’s going about as I expected so far.  Two long nights of frustration, installing the basic system and then trying to get the graphics/monitors working, failing and starting again.  Once upon a time it was always the printers that were out to get you, these days it seems to be graphics drivers. Partly it’s […]