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There is site which you can see all distro and simple description and overview of them there. So it help you to choose the best one: http://distrowatch.com/ But for starting i suggest you to use Ubuntu or Kubuntu. so easy and user friendly.
Well, actually Mint Petra uses Ubuntu repositories for stuff and only installs some extras. Removing these packages will most surely bork your system. The official default Mint sources.list includes those repositories. You can disable them but again, you should strive to have your system upgraded with all the latest packages. See instructions below: To ...
There are many path variations available to identify disks in Linux. You should look under /dev/disk/ to see the various naming schemes: by-id, by-label, by-partlabel (GPT systems only), by-partuuid (GPT systems only), by-path, by-uuid. Those will typically be symlinks to whatever /dev/* devices, and are likely to remain more consistent than the your hard ...
You can switch those entries in /etc/fstab. So if they're using UUID=XXXX just change the label to /dev/sda1, or whatever it happens to be. Example $ cat /etc/fstab UUID=XXX-XXX-XXX /boot ext4 defaults 1 2 Using the blkid command you can identify that this UUID is associated to this device handle: $ blkid /dev/sda1: ...
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