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Old 02-02-2010, 02:54 PM   #1
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uninstall fedora core 6


Hello everyone ! I want to remove fedora core 6 & that is all what i want to do please help me , it is really very urgent for me! please help!
 
Old 02-02-2010, 03:01 PM   #2
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Why not format the hard drive?
 
Old 02-02-2010, 03:04 PM   #3
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i have data in my hard drive, so i cannot just format the whole of it. Please tell if there is any other option.
 
Old 02-02-2010, 03:14 PM   #4
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how can i use ubutnu live cd to start gparted

hi ! I have a Ubuntu live cd - ubuntu 9.04 with me , & suppose no os is installed in my pc, but i have this live cd with me. Now how can i use this ubuntu live cd to start gparted. Please help!
 
Old 02-02-2010, 03:14 PM   #5
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Ok...then why not delete the Fedora partition only?

Or if your data is in the Fedora partition, copy it somewhere else first.
 
Old 02-02-2010, 03:39 PM   #6
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It's imossible to "uninstall an OS". You just overwrite it with a new one.
 
Old 02-02-2010, 03:40 PM   #7
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Assuming that you can boot to the CD, choose "Try Ubuntu without making any changes to your system" at the boot menu. Once you're in the live environment, it's in the Administration menu as "Partition Editor".
 
Old 02-02-2010, 03:42 PM   #8
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OK, can u please tell exactly as to how to delete this 'fedora partition' ?

Last edited by linusunis; 02-02-2010 at 04:06 PM.
 
Old 02-02-2010, 04:17 PM   #9
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It depends on the OS you will be deleting the partition from.

In Linux you can use fdisk, or a graphical utility like gparted.

In Windows you would use the Disk Management section of the Computer Management program in the control panel.
 
Old 02-02-2010, 04:36 PM   #10
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OK ! I am deleting the partition from Fedora core 6 os, which is a
linux distro. Now as far as fdisk is concerned here is the output of this command - bash: fdisk: command not found
And for gparted , if anyone can tell me how to use gparted , using fedora core 6 os.
 
Old 02-02-2010, 04:39 PM   #11
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while you are installing your ubuntu, gparted comes to run while partitioning.
It does not depends whether system has OS or not.
 
Old 02-02-2010, 04:47 PM   #12
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You don't need to reformat the disk in the old OS. The new OS's installer will do it for you, or if not, will have built-in utilities to let you do it.
 
Old 02-02-2010, 04:58 PM   #13
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OK! i have windows set up , which goes to a blank screen just after booting from the CD! so i can't do this.
And the bottom line is that i want to uninstall fedora core 6 only to install windows xp, which i'm not able to do why i just wrote. And i think the only reason why win xp would hang is due to fedora core 6 on the harddisk. So i want to get rid of this fedora core 6 which is coming in my way of installing windows xp. For this i've to delete fedora core 6 somehow(for which i cannot use xp installer cd, naturally)
Now can u please help with this!
 
Old 02-02-2010, 05:01 PM   #14
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I've tried this but of no gain. As after reaching there it also goes ahead with installation of ubuntu which i don't want. All i want is to make use of gparted using ubuntu live cd, for my help (for creating partitions for win etc.)
 
Old 02-02-2010, 05:14 PM   #15
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All i want is to make use of gparted using ubuntu live cd, for my help (for creating partitions for win etc.)
Try opening a terminal and running "sudo /usr/sbin/gparted".
 
  


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