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Old 07-05-2012, 09:33 PM   #1
venandane
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Help reverting back all files similar to a clean install fedora 17


I need to revert back all files in my fedora 17 back to the same as when I did a clean install. I DO NOT want to do a clean install. Any help appreciated....

I was trying to install the latest proprietary catalyst driver for my video card and mess up to the point I can't boot graphically. Then I install a bunch of fusion catalyst rpms which did not work also. I wish to start over but not from scratch....

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Old 07-06-2012, 08:27 AM   #2
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Boot into runlevel 3 and then:
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sudo rpm -e <whatever rpms you installed>
or is there more to it than that?
 
Old 07-06-2012, 10:40 AM   #3
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Here is the safe procedure to install ati drivers in fedora 17
http://www.ecualug.org/2012/07/05/co...ietary_drivers
first remove the propietary drivers installed !
 
  


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