[ubuntu-uk] Ending Dual-Boot
smoutpete at gmail.com
Sun Mar 9 17:13:14 UTC 2014
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On 09/03/14 17:04, Nigel Verity wrote:
> The big day has arrived. I'm in a position to finish with all this
> dual-boot nonsense and give my Dell laptop entirely over to Xubuntu. If
> I use GParted to delete the 2 partitions used by Windows 7, and then
> resize the Linux partition, it strikes me that Grub might get into a
> mess. I'm sure I could probably modify the Grub setup but is this
> approach more trouble than it's worth? Would I be better off just
> starting from scratch with a fresh Xubuntu install? The reason I'd like
> to avoid this if practical is that it always takes me a couple of days
> to get everything just the way I like it whenever I do a full reinstall.
> Any advice most welcome.
> Thanks very much
My advice is to firstly backup all important data (never had a problem
but Murphy's law...)
Secondly download boot-repair-
and install to a USB drive, then if grub does get confused you can
re-install just grub rather than entire system!
Then proceed as you were going to!
Wishing you good luck!
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