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    Unistalling linux

    Ok for a school project abouts some OS's I went to the library and got me a gigantic linux book wich had 2 cd for installing linux on a machine. It linux 6.0 for the record (i know its old i just found out). I installed it, with a bit of problems, not knowing everything and now I am stuck in this dos like enviroment. I hope you know what i mean. I got a copy of knoppix 3.2 so i can boot from the cd and work on that. That what i wanted, the visual part of it. But my question is: How do i get rid of linux. I have root acces. I can't download anything because its on a laptop. I greatly appreciate some help.
    DakX

    P.s. i could alway's, if no one knows something, run one of my home-made programs on it to delete the whole c:. But its not mine so i don't know what damage it will do to the laptop. SO I think it would be better to do it the old fashoin way.
    [T]he future is now.

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    Hi DakX,

    This might help...

    http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infoce...tallLinux.html
    index.jsp

    but this might help more ( the above seems to just deal with programs )...

    http://sillydog.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=15278
    Removing Linux - SillyDog701 Message Centre

    Sorry...not much I can find out there for uninstalling Linux...

    Eg

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    Woeps i see now that I forgot to mention that i can't download anything to it. It has no network entrance. There al talking about things I don't understand. This was my first try at linux. I don't have any package on it. Its just plane linux. I need a simple explenation on what to do/type.
    But thx for the help anyway's
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    It linux 6.0 for the record
    Uhm ok, does this linux 6.0 have a name?
    not knowing everything and now I am stuck in this dos like enviroment.
    At the prompt type "startx" without the quotes. If there is an error post it here.
    If you want to get rid of linux, reformat and install watever OS you want to.

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    Originally posted here by devpon
    Uhm ok, does this linux 6.0 have a name?

    At the prompt type "startx" without the quotes. If there is an error post it here.
    If you want to get rid of linux, reformat and install watever OS you want to.
    -Its suse if it helps.
    -I get an error:
    There is no link \var\x11r6\bin\x to \usr\c11r6\bin\xf86_xxx which is the binary of the installed x-server. Please link the files as mentioned above or install the x-server and run xf86congif again. I'm aborting now.
    The problem is that i don't know how to reformat in linux.
    [T]he future is now.

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    Ugh you're taking of SUSE..... OK:


    cfdisk

    delete partitions. Write to disk.

    Take CDs, send them to me, that old is hard to find.

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    just shove in your windows cd (im assuming you are going back to windows) and it will boot to cd. from there format and reinstall.
    Everyone is going to die, I am just as good of a reason as any.

    http://think-smarter.blogspot.com

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    Dpending on version, that may not work, specially if it's restore CDs. They look for a fat partition.

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    I fixed it. Its no longer necesary. I needed to program on the laptop but i found python 2.2 on it. And thats what i wanted to put on it. Thx for the help.
    [T]he future is now.

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    you could have asked it in first place
    It\'s all about sense of power.

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