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Old 02-19-2010, 04:34 PM   #1
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how to go from dual boot to single boot

how do i erase windows completely and just run puppy. also how do i download and install damn small linux.
Old 02-19-2010, 04:42 PM   #2
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I wouldn't use puppy as a static OS on your computer.
DamnSmall should be used only as a Live system.
Try another distribution such as zenwalk, kubuntu, etc or build slack, gentoo or debian from the ground up.

The tools you need to format are gparted, parted, qtparted, fdisk, etc.
Old 02-19-2010, 04:42 PM   #3
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It depends. Do you want to keep your existing installation of linux or format and start fresh with the entire drive available to be partitioned as you see fit?
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I like puppy. It would suite many people as a day to day OS.

Might start here for puppy. Click on this link.

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Originally Posted by nixdunce View Post
how do i erase windows completely and just run puppy. also how do i download and install damn small linux.
1.How do I erase windows completely?
Step1: this is an easy step just you have to find out the windows installation partition.
step2 use command
 fdisk /dev/hda or fdisk /dev/sda
and delete that partition.

But performing these step you will need a little knowledge on command fdisk and have to be more careful.

My request is start using OS like Fedora or Debian spend some time and continue learning (you could use online tutorial or book would be better to follow).Then some day soon you will learn this solution by your self.
Dont forget to log every thing you learn.


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