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and if I can how?

I'm using Gnome Shell If that matters

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Yes you can. All you need to is backup any files you may need, then run the following:

rm -rf ~/*

If you still have files in your home folder, you can run Nautilus as root:

gksu nautilus

then navigate to your home folder, unhide all hidden files (ctrl+H) and select and delete them.

After this, log out and log back in, or restart your computer.

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Thank you I accepted your awnser! – Peter Wagg Nov 5 '12 at 21:45

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