I need to get the Ubuntu OS for a server that I installed off a PC, and...

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http://www.linuxquestions.org – ...preferably install a desktop version of Linux Mint 15 with Cinnamon, 32bit, as that is what I have a DVD with an ISO burned to. This may or may not be a simple procedure, but I may have lost the ability to login due to having forgotten my login/password. Originally, I was going to learn Unix so I could run my own server. I discovered that... I had a lot more to learn than I expected, and upon reading that installing a GUI to my server was not the most secure idea, I decided I needed to play with a desktop version. Additionally, I learned about Mint, and it sounds more like what I'd want (HowTos)