[blag-whereto] from a user
jayeola at gmail.com
Thu Apr 2 03:55:03 BST 2009
2009/4/2 john maclean <jayeola at gmail.com>:
> 2009/4/2 sam <uYK8 at riseup.net>:
>> Hello. Ordinary user here, I normally don't post publicly, but I need
>> help, and I already bothered other people with my questions. I Have two
>> computers with Blag on them: an old one where I installed 90001 several
>> months ago and can't logged in, but I'm waiting till a better version
>> comes to install over it, I am not concerned about this one as I got
>> another problem.
>> My second one which was working perfectly is a Dell D520 and had an old
>> Blag version until the night before yesterday when I installed Ubuntu
>> 8.4LTS to test something and now I can't get rid off it with my same old
>> Blag CD. Is there any way I can do this (delete Ubuntu) and/or reinstall
>> over Ubuntu which may have updated itself to a betta version and it took
>> over my machine?
> What have you tried and has not worked? I'll outline some steps but
> please elaborate on what you did.
> - back up yo' shit
> - grab the blag install media (dvd/cd/usb key...)
> - put media in machine
> - poweroff
> - turn on and check that the box can install from the media in at the BIOS stage
> - continue past bios to boot box
> - if your media is ok then proceed with installation
> - clean all existing partitions at the partitioning stage 
> - proceed with installation
> I'll upload some screenshots to a server so that I can show you an
> example of 
> That make sense?
> I don't think there is a better distro than Blag and I
>> want it back. My fault for not sticking with free software, I should've
>> known better :( it worked in the past, and even before any updates.
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> John Maclean
> 07739 171 531
> MSc (DIC)
> Timezone: GMT
attached is a screenshot of the partition stage during an
installation. See those partitions listed? Well make sure that you
kill/delete every one of them. You can go with the default type of
partitioning or create your own one.
Uploading loads of screendumps that i will make public.
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