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here is my question: I've installed ubuntu in a partition of the same disk where it is windows 7. Now i've grub that allows me to choose between windows and ubuntu. I would like to replace this ubuntu version with another fresh one because i think it is too heavy for my hardware. I don't want to install just the lubuntu desktop but i would like to perform a fresh and complete install of Lubuntu instead. Will Lubuntu new installation replace the ubuntu without any problem? For example will i have to reconfigure grub or the new installation will manage it? Thank you in advance.

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The new installation will take care of the grub entries. Make sure to install the bootloader in the MBR.

Just be careful while partitioning because if you have only a single/ partition, you will lose all data that is present in your present home folder. just back it up and start off with Lubuntu installation.

  • i'm not going to modify partition, i want to use the partition i've been using for ubuntu and erase everything in there. Is it correct/possible right? – user3332574 Nov 12 '14 at 11:30
  • yes. that is completely possible. – astrob0t Nov 12 '14 at 11:43
  • Ok, i would like to flag this post like "answered" but i cannot do it because i'm a novice. Thank you! Bye – user3332574 Nov 12 '14 at 11:51

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