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Old 02-05-2014, 08:46 PM   #1
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Is there a way to reset Slackware to it's initial installation

I'm setting up MythTV but want to change the direction on how I'm setting it up. I was going to just reinstall Slackware, but I remember reading that there is a way to remove all installed packages and return Slackeware to its initial freshly installed configuration.


Old 02-05-2014, 09:10 PM   #2
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The only way I know of doing that is with slackpkg
man slackpkg
Old 02-05-2014, 09:53 PM   #3
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If you need to remove things like SlackBuild Packages, try running:

slackpkg clean-system
This will remove any and all 3rd party packages, but will leave official Slackware packages intact.


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