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Old 07-14-2010, 11:43 PM   #1
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remove linux


hi,

I want to remove my opensuse 11.00 completely to shift to other versions.

Please let me know how I can remove linux completely.

Regards,
 
Old 07-14-2010, 11:45 PM   #2
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just install a new version over it
 
Old 07-14-2010, 11:46 PM   #3
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All you have to do is install a different version of Linux---tell the installer to use the same partition where SUSE is now.

For better help, give us the complete configuration of the computer.
 
Old 07-15-2010, 12:38 AM   #4
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Regarding the configuration of my system, I have:

Intel core(TM)2 Quad CPU 2.4GHz
RAM: 8.00 GB
Hard: 160 GB I have 50GB for my linux.

First, I want to learn to remove linux completely.

Second, I want to know how to install a new version of linux when I do not need my previous data and I want to remove them all. (because by installing the new version the previous data is not removed.)


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Old 07-15-2010, 01:06 AM   #5
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And again: you don't need to "remove" anything. Just install the new one,
if you're really keen change the partitioning on install, otherwise just
format the disk with the new install.



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