Installed to a VirtualBox VM. Since I normally set the video mode, I used 'linux vga=791' from the boot prompt first time round. That worked, but (naturally), I got the standard text install. So, after reading this thread, I reinstalled, this time just hitting enter at the boot prompt.
While I'm not fussed over GUI installs, it looks quite good. Went though the early stages without problems (though it took a very long time over processing the lxde stuff for some reason). At the end of the install, it dropped to text mode. Is that how it is supposed to work, or was there a failure of some sort?
Since I hadn't been able to set the vga mode, the install seemed to be in 640x480 mode. It got as far as the X setup, then stopped. A bit of disk activity, but no further progress. Not sure why, but eventually I had to abort. In text mode vga=791 allowed the VM install to complete.
Most things seem to work, though I've not explored it too much yet. I'm not a great Gnome fan - hope Xfce comes back soon....