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Old 07-12-2011, 09:51 AM   #1
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Uninstall Linux Lucid Lynx


Hy,
I am new in this forum and I just started using the linux (Lucid Lynx). I'm having some problems with it.
I want to uninstall it from my netbook and reistall it.

Thanks
 
Old 07-12-2011, 09:56 AM   #2
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Welcome to LQ.

Perhaps you can try to solve the problems, instead of reinstalling.

Kind regards
 
Old 07-12-2011, 10:04 AM   #3
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Welcome to LQ.

Perhaps you can try to solve the problems, instead of reinstalling.

Kind regards
But, I am afraid that I don't have the hability to solve it. And I'm having more
than one problem.
1) I can't turn on my wireless device;
2) The officer.org is not runing well.
3) I am not managing to update the system. Every time that a try an error appears..

For those reasons I Think that would be better to uninstall an reinstall it.

Thanks
 
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Then use the install media you used to install Lucid Lynx,
(CD or USB) on your netbook and reinstall the whole system.
Don't forget to backup your personal files.
However, I doubt if this would solve your problems.

Kind regards

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Old 07-12-2011, 10:16 AM   #5
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Hi!
To help we need some info:
1. You have Windows preinstalled? Windows on DVD?
2. How did you install Linux - starting from CD / DVD, USB?
3. What was the option during installation? Alongside, whole disk, free place?
4. You have a DVD drive in your netbook?
If not: Are you able to burn a CD / DVD?
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Old 07-12-2011, 11:06 AM   #6
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reistall it.
Repeat the process you used to install it the first time.
 
Old 07-12-2011, 01:02 PM   #7
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Hi!
I would not reinstall with the same steps; the probability to reproduce the same problem is too high. A better way is to create partitions with GParted (e.g. on PartedMagic 6.3),
ask if partitioning is okay and then make a fresh, clean installation.
It is no problem to guide the partitioning with GParted.
Info:
http://partedmagic.com/doku.php?id=screenshots
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Hi!
I would not reinstall with the same steps; the probability to reproduce the same problem is too high. A better way is to create partitions with GParted (e.g. on PartedMagic 6.3),
ask if partitioning is okay and then make a fresh, clean installation.
It is no problem to guide the partitioning with GParted.
Info:
http://partedmagic.com/doku.php?id=screenshots
alfredo
I don't see how problems with wireless, office and updates are related to the partitioning. Any explanation for that?
 
Old 07-12-2011, 03:13 PM   #9
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Moved: This thread is more suitable in <Linux-Newbie> and has been moved accordingly to help your thread/question get the exposure it deserves.
 
Old 07-12-2011, 03:52 PM   #10
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Hi!
To help we need some info:
1. You have Windows preinstalled? Windows on DVD?
2. How did you install Linux - starting from CD / DVD, USB?
3. What was the option during installation? Alongside, whole disk, free place?
4. You have a DVD drive in your netbook?
If not: Are you able to burn a CD / DVD?
alfredo
I used the USB, and I used the whole disk. And my netbook don't have a CD or DVD driver.

Thanks for the attention
 
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Anyway, just install it like you did the first time and let it overwrite the OS that's there now. There's no such thing as "uninstalling" an OS.
 
  


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