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Old 01-30-2006, 03:19 PM   #1
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Lightbulb how to uninstall grub and an old distribution to iinstall a new one


HI!! I am running ubunto....now i want to try another one like suse...how can I uninstall the old dist and install a new one. I intallled GRUB on MBR.Will grub cause any problem after uninstalltion?
 
Old 01-30-2006, 03:46 PM   #2
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just install suse and tell it to format the disc. Install grub to mbr again and you are good

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Old 01-30-2006, 04:27 PM   #3
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No need to uninstall GRUB to install a new one...

Two options:

1. Install SUSE without a bootloader and then configure the existing grub to point to the new install. To do this, you edit the file: /boot/grub/menu.lst (In the Ubuntu directory)

2. Install SUSE and let it install the bootloader. In the process, it SHOULD detect the Ubuntu install.

Backup important files before doing any of this.....
 
  


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