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Old 08-13-2005, 08:40 AM   #1
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Need Help Uninstalling Slackware.


Please help, i cant figure out how to uninstall it....thanks in advance.
 
Old 08-13-2005, 08:56 AM   #2
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WELCOME to Slackware


It depends whether you want to install another linux, or another operating system.

If you want to install another linux take a note of your partitions by running "df" and take a note of the partition and the file mounted on it, ie /dev/hda1 /boot

You may not wish to destroy your /home directory.

Then just follow the installation instructions of your chosen distro and format the partitions. That will remove slackware and leave the partition available for your new files.

If you want to install another operating system, I'm afraid I cant help, as I have been 100% linux since win98 and am a bit out of touch.

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Old 08-13-2005, 09:20 AM   #3
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Hi,
If you want to install Windows XP, Slackware has fdisk (cfdisk also) which will enable you to format your disk
with ntfs (xp's filesystem). Otherwise, the previous poster's guidelines are correct.
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Old 08-13-2005, 09:59 AM   #4
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Most important is to BACK UP!
 
Old 08-13-2005, 10:45 AM   #5
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At the command prompt as root:

#fdisk /dev/hda

 
Old 08-13-2005, 02:17 PM   #6
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Re: Need Help Uninstalling Slackware.

Quote:
Originally posted by freak1391
Please help, i cant figure out how to uninstall it....thanks in advance.
the same way you would "unistall" windows...
 
Old 08-13-2005, 06:13 PM   #7
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Just put your OS cd-rom on the cd-reader and boot with it, and install the new OS. No rocket science needed
 
  


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