How can I get an option to boot to the new Ubuntu installation?
Linux Mint 12 (“Lisa”) RC1 was released, based on Ubuntu 11.10 and Linux 3.0. RC1 offers GNOME 3.2 — but augments it with “MGSE” extensions designed to let users customize a GNOME 2.3x-like desktop environment — and Mint also supplies a GNOME 2.x clone called MATE.
The Mint project released the final Linux Mint 12 (“Lisa”), which offers “MGSE” extensions to GNOME 3.2 that let users create a more GNOME 2.3x-like environment. Based on Ubuntu 11.10 and Linux 3.0, Linux Mint 12 features upgrades to Firefox 7.0, LibreOffice 3.4.3 and Thunderbird 7.0.1.
This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install VMware Player on an Ubuntu 11.04 or Linux Mint 11 desktop system. With VMware Player you can create and run guest operating systems (“virtual machines”) such as Linux, Windows, FreeBSD, etc. on your desktop, i.e., you can run multiple operating systems on the same hardware which saves a lot of money. Read more here