Alright, so the other day I installed Ubuntu GNOME alongside Windows 8. Now I've decided that the latest version is just too buggy, and I want to switch to stock Ubuntu.

Instead of just installing the Unity environment, I want to erase Ubuntu GNOME and restart fresh. I've messed a lot of stuff up with my graphics settings, installed LXDE to try to fix problems I was having, etc. It's just a mess and I want to restart.

How do I do this without messing up my system? Both Ubuntu and Windows are installed in UEFI mode.



Just install the new distro on top of the old Linux install. You just need to know how large the partition is, so that you can see which it is during install. Just make sure to format that partition and that partition ONLY during install.

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