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Old 10-03-2010, 11:01 PM   #1
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How to uninstall

I would like to uninstall my current opensuse 11.3 installation and start again with a different distro. How do I go about doing this?

Old 10-04-2010, 12:36 AM   #2
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How is your disk currently partitioned?

What is the distro that you are planning to install?

Are you dual booting?

Assuming you have all of your data already backed up and that you have the new installation media ready to go then just pop in the disk. Some distros can take you through the entire process with little to no pain. If you are dual booting then there may be some additional considerations. It's always good to give as much information as you can when trying to get advice/direction.
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boot into your system and type "df" you will see something like /dev/sda1 /dev/sda2 those are your partitions. if you see something like /dev/shm that is a temp system ignore it. Pop your disk in and the suggested partition might want to reformate your partition(s) and just follow the promps. If not then use your alternitive option to modify the scheme to suit your needs.
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Old 10-05-2010, 07:44 AM   #4
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How to uninstall

Currently running windows vista and opensuse 11.3
Would like to keep windows - for now at least, uninstall opensuse 11.3 and install Kbuntu. I would also like the option of installing another linux distrbibution side by side in the future.

paul@linux-tw8u:~> df
Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on
/dev/sda6 20641788 4411956 15181192 23% /
devtmpfs 2045456 256 2045200 1% /dev
tmpfs 2045668 1276 2044392 1% /dev/shm
/dev/sda7 144901092 11867956 125672508 9% /home
/dev/sda2 10485756 4879656 5606100 47% /windows/C
/dev/sda3 169859128 40453036 129406092 24% /windows/D
/dev/sdb1 3918848 1253696 2665152 32% /windows/E
Old 10-05-2010, 11:03 AM   #5
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Simply install kubuntu on the partition on which you have opensuse 11.3.
There is no need of uninstalling.


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