Long story short, I got attracted to Linux Mint 6 as an Ubuntu 8.04 user and because the Vista install on this laptop got somehow fried (ask MS) I decided to sudo rm -rf / and upgrade to the new 8.10-based distro.
I had an 8.04/Vista dualboot btw. Didn’t use Vista that much, once per month at most.
Everything went smoothly, and I got a shiny new OS running in minutes. This was about a week ago.
Now, onto the next post regarding problems that already haunted me in 8.04…