10 years ago
I'm not sure how often this occurs but, if it does I would, like @remoulder, think it best to use the most recent (and presumably better) software.
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this is quite simalar to a netinstall
Must read The documentation related to Upgrading Mint...
This should definitely be standard since linux is ahead in most of everything in the game against MicroSucks!!!!
Sounds like an essential idea.