Well, this was much harder then expected. Even after switching repos back to Ubuntu, and doing an OS upgrade, there was Mint garbage left on my system.

You need to remove and reinstall a few packages, and my biggest problem was grub - you have to do a

apt-get install –purge –reinstall grub-pc

in order for it to properly remove the “Linux Mint” boot menu entries. I don’t think I have it 100% right, but the major problem was that they have bumped version numbers of things, and you have to tell aptitude to install the latest available from Ubuntu to make it right…

So as I said before, definitely not a fan of Mint.

While I’m not a big fan of Unity, back I go.