Scotty: Computer! Computer?
[He's handed a mouse, and he speaks into it]
Scotty: Hello, computer.
Dr. Nichols: Just use the keyboard.
Scotty: Keyboard. How quaint.
Also, I have 6 tabs open and this one displays: "Hollywood's Love of Anal..."
What are the major differences between Mint over Ubuntu other than the obvious benefit of having a classic desktop GUI..
This seems like a good overview: http://www.howtogeek.com/115041/htg-explains-whats-the-difference-between-ubuntu-linux-mint/
Changes in the directory structure? Driver support? Packages available? etc?
AFAIK they're practically identical except for the extra Mint goodness...
And would it be easy to switch to Mint (and possibly back) without having to reinstall anything?
You can boot from a live CD.