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Old 02-08-2009, 02:28 AM   #1
Marduk_the_12th
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How do I uninstall then re-install Yellow Dog Linux 6.1?


I have Yellow Dog Linux 6.1 installed on my Sony PS3.

How do I uninstall Yellow Dog Linux 6.1 and then re-install it back again.

I can't take it anymore.
Ever since Linux seized up and I restarted the system it has been a nightmare.

I want to start over.

Please tell that at least this is an easy task to do.

All and any help will be GREATLY appreciated.

Thak You
 
Old 02-08-2009, 03:34 AM   #2
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Hi,
I wouldn't bother uninstalling. Simply reinstall Yellowdog over the top of your existing install. There should be the option to do a clean install.

--Ian
 
Old 02-08-2009, 08:07 AM   #3
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I hear you say:
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Ever since Linux seized up and I restarted the system it has been a nightmare.
I will recommend you try a different distro this time around, things like Ubuntu, Mandriva, PCLinuxOS, etc. are very good choices --- all available by clicking on a download button, waiting for a while, burning onto a disc, and doing the install. For example Ubuntu is at:
http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/download

As said above, do not worry uninstalling a distro, just back-up your personal stuff such as documents, bookmarks, etc. and simply overwrite the distro.

Best of luck...
 
  


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