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Old 03-19-2010, 02:29 AM   #1
lupusarcanus
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Angry <decided to reformat>


<decided to reformat>

I made a backup of everything and figured it'd be easier to wait an hour for all 5 GB's to be re-copied than to fix the mess that was already there.

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Old 03-19-2010, 12:09 PM   #2
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Cool.
 
Old 03-19-2010, 12:14 PM   #3
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hehe, i lost count of how many times i reformatted my box when i was first learning linux, good luck
p.s. as a hint, when reformatting also re-partition with /home as a separate partition so if you DO have to reformat again you don't have to wait for everything to copy since that partition can be left alone when nuking/reformatting the OS, then afterwords simply (as root) chown/chgrp everything in your user's home directory to the new user account and you should be set
 
  


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