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Old 05-02-2008, 11:46 AM   #1
kevint02
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reinstall linux on the xp dual-boot PC


I just installed Ubuntu 8.04 on the PC dual-boot with XP OS. After tinkering w/ the setting, configuration, now I like to re-install a fresh copy of it.

Do I need to do anything to format the previous install? Clearing out the GRUB boot loader, etc.?
 
Old 05-02-2008, 12:53 PM   #2
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The easyest thing wuold be to just reinstall.Then,there is just one thing you have to do,format a partition where Ubuntu was installed and that option is given during installation.
 
Old 05-02-2008, 01:03 PM   #3
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what's about the GRUB loader in the MBR? How do I clear it out? or it will be overwritten by the new one?
 
Old 05-02-2008, 01:14 PM   #4
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It will be overwritten.
 
  


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