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Old 12-14-2003, 12:25 AM   #1
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Angry i made some more software installing and lost my other apps how do i undo

i made some more software installing and lost my other apps how do i undo like in the windows concept a restore point going back the way my system was ???? helppppppppppppppppppppppppppppppppppppppppp
Old 12-14-2003, 03:15 AM   #2
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when you say "lost my other apps"
do you mean the menu entries have gone
if so
open a terminal and type
update-menus -v
no need to be root

this process will NOT return you to a comand prompt
when the text stops scrolling past in the terminal window
close the terminal manually
Old 12-15-2003, 03:49 AM   #3
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hello XoTRIBALoX
if you cannot restore any program menu, you can just delete your user account (including the user home directory, but make sure you back up your home dir before that!) and create another account with the same name. that's it, all the menu items should be good as new.


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