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Old 08-30-2014, 08:39 AM   #16
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Apology accepted, although you may be right if OS is using UUID.
 
Old 08-31-2014, 12:56 AM   #17
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yancek,

I'll try your advice and repost when I'm done. My thanks to you all!

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Old 09-04-2014, 08:54 PM   #18
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Hi, Everyone,

I am happy to report that I finally successfully reformatted the first-installed Linux Mint 11 OS at /dev/sda1, using gparted as follows.

1. Select /dev/sda1 and then use Partition to reformat it to ext4.
2. Select Edit> Apply All Operations.
3. Issue 'sudo update-grub'.

I've also subsequently deleted /dev/sda1 via gparted, using the Partition pull-down menu. I wish to thank everyone who has responded to my post so enthusiastically. Now Linux Mint 11 no longer appears in the grub boot menu.

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