Remove other operating systems, as in dual-booting.

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How to fresh install ubuntu 12.04 without removing windows 7

I have both Ubuntu and Windows 7 on my computer. I want to fresh install Ubuntu 12.04. I want to remove older Ubuntu and install Ubuntu 12.04 without any changes on Windows 7. I know I can upgrade ...
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Removing sublimetext installation

I followed this link http://www.technoreply.com/how-to-install-sublime-text-2-on-ubuntu-12-04-unity/ To install sublime-text 2 and i followed the steps hoping it would work and it does. Except that ...
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Removing Ubuntu and Installing CentOS

I currently have a dual boot Acer laptop running Windows 8 and Ubuntu. I want to remove Ubuntu 13.10 and install CentOS on that partition instead. What's the safest and best way to remove it? I still ...
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Installing only Ubuntu on a Vista/Ubuntu PC with separate hard drives

I installed a 160GB hard drive D: and installed Ubuntu on that drive using Windows installer (WUBI). I am running Vista on the C:drive (320 GB) and am using dual boot to access either Ubuntu or Vista ...
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How exclude folders for remove when using ( rm -rf *) on the parent dir

i run the following command line to remove all files/dirs in directory : cd /home/abdennour/android/ rm -rf * the architecture of this directory is as following : ...
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Broken packages because of trying to install Adobe ConnectAddIn [duplicate]

On 13.04 I tried to install Adobe ConnectAddIn, but now I have broken packages all because of it. I have tried sudo apt-get install -f, and removed the .deb file, but still I have 4 broken packages, ...
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Removing Windows O/S after loading Ubuntu [duplicate]

I've uploaded Ubuntu 12.04.3 to a PC originally running Windows XP from a DVD. I didn't get offered the choice to remove Windows and now get asked which O/S I want to boot to every time I start the ...
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How can I remove my hard drive icons from my desktop?

I'd like to remove some of the icons on my desktop but I cant seem to find out how. Specifically I'm talking about my hard drive, its partitions, and the file system. Any help would be great! I'm ...
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How to remove Windows and Grub problem

At the moment I have Ubuntu and Windows 7 installed on my hard drive. Since I don't want to split my memory I want to remove Windows, but I have no idea how to do it since I am new to Linux. Another ...
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Why did Ubuntu try to self-destruct?

I was using Ubuntu happily for some months (almost fully updated, latest AMD driver and everything). About a week ago I started trying to install some games that I bought on Humble Bundle that I ...
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Removing an Ubuntu installation

I first had windwos 7, then I installed Ubuntu alongside and when my laptop starts I can choose between ubuntu and windows (the ubuntu boot screen) . Now I have installed another ubuntu inside the ...
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Running 12.10 on an old computer with xp, I no longer want xp [duplicate]

I used the windows installer from the Ubuntu website and want to remove windows as I no longer need it help!
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Safely remove linux partition and grub from windows

How do I safely remove ubuntu partition from windows? I messed up with ubuntu update; now the desktop is empty, no launchbar and no sidebar, although all the files are there and the terminal is ...
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Kde not removed?

I have been used ubuntu 12.04 whit KDE, before I upgraded to 12.10 i removed KDE. Now some programs, icons and buttons still have the KDE skin while i'm using UNITY? How can i fix this? PS: i know ...
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How to remove or uninstall a Unity scope

I intalled the Unity Photo Lens using this commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:scopes-packagers/ppa && sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install unity-lens-photo unity-scope-flickr ...
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How do I switch between Ubuntu and Vista and how do I delete Ubuntu?

So I was wondering how do I switch between Windows Vista and Ubuntu? And also, if need to, how do I go about deleting Ubuntu?
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problem while removing Kubuntu-desktop

I tried to remove kubuntu-desktop using this command --> http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/pureubuntu [chk link plz] and this is it's output and nothing being removed! :( -- hilal@Hilal-PC:~$ sudo ...
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How do you delete a folder that contains spaces?

So I finally got my Ubuntu box up and running, ran the LAMP install, and successfully loaded up the apache2 webserver, and php5. The one thing I didn't want is for Ubuntu during the installation to ...
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Is there a usage count for packages or programs?

Motivation: I want to remove applications I do not use to speed up my package processing tasks like dist upgrades, regular updates, but also for saving disk space and other reasons. I know this is a ...
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Windows XP Dual boot removal

I've had Ubuntu dual booted with Windows XP for awhile now and I think it's time to get rid of windows. How do I do this correctly so I don't mess up my hard drive?
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Why apt-get purge wants to install packages while I use --no-download and --no-install-recommends?

I am using Debian but I think this can be easily posted here. I have already uninstalled openoffice packages from my Debian machine but somehow apt-get put abiword in his place. Now I would like to ...