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Old 03-08-2007, 05:02 PM   #1
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I f I load a linux distro onto my hardrive and decide I want to change
to another linux how easy is it to uninstall.
would dsl be a good starting point as a first timer,I want a fairly
easy system to experiment with,also I would like to run my skype
account is it easy to set up.
I use my old tiny laptop to run skype on windows xp and it works
fine so help would be welcome.
Old 03-08-2007, 05:05 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by gibney
I f I load a linux distro onto my hardrive and decide I want to change
to another linux how easy is it to uninstall.
Select the exact same partitions of your present distro while installation. Linux will take care of the rest.

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All you need to do is to direct your new distro to overwrite the hard disk. DSL or Puppy are great if you want a lightweight distro for an older laptop. Otherwise I'd suggest starting with something like Ubuntu.


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