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Old 10-22-2003, 01:27 AM   #1
Aerlock
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Doing a reinstall what do I need to keep


I've messed up something really, really, really bad and I can't get it fixed so I'm going to do a reinstall. What should I keep besides my home directory? I'm running a standard install of Mandrake 9.2 download edition. The only thing I've installed on it is Neverwinter Nights and Opera 7.21.
 
Old 10-22-2003, 01:40 AM   #2
slakmagik
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What'd you screw up? You might want lots of stuff from /etc but that might preserve what you screwed up and screw it up again when you put it back. Simplest, if you really do think you should abandon this install, is /home, like you plan. Oh, and grab up any themes or fonts or any customization you made that you stored in /usr or wherever, if you don't have it elsewhere and don't want to download it again. Which, I guess, is not an issue for you, but just saying.
 
  


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